Tag Archives: 2020 Libertarian National Convention

Vermin Supreme: Vermin Has Returned!

The following is the latest press release from Libertarian Judicial Committee member Vermin Supreme.  Supreme was a leading candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination, finishing third overall.  The party selected his chosen running mate, Spike Cohen, as its vice presidential nominee at the 2020 Libertarian National Convention.

WE’VE FOUND HIM!

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New Chairman Elected For Libertarian National Committee

A new chairman has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee at the 2020 National Convention.

Joseph Bishop-Henchman, who served as an at-large member of the LNC from 2018-2020 was elected on the second ballot for the chairman election. Bishop-Henchman received 43.81% of the vote in the first round with Joshua Smith, also an at-large member from 2018-2020, coming in second with 33.71% of the vote.… Read more ...

Jorgensen Campaign: July 4th Campaign Update

Steve Dasbach, campaign manager for 2020 Libertarian presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen, sent out the following update today, the Fourth of July: 

Happy Independence Day!

Today, as we celebrate the day we declared our independence from the British empire, we look forward to declaring our independence from Washington DC this November by investing our vote in Dr.… Read more ...

Ron Paul Endorses Joshua Smith for LNC Chair

Yesterday, former Congressman Ron Paul, the Libertarian Party’s 1988 presidential nominee and lifetime party member, endorsed Joshua Smith for chairman of the Libertarian National Committee in a video posted on Twitter.

Paul believes that Smith, who worked on Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign, has the organizational experience and philosophic integrity to do well as chair.… Read more ...

Dan Behrman: This Campaign Isn’t Over!

Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman, who sought the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination but lost at the National Convention on Saturday, sent the following message to his email subscribers: 

I want to thank everyone for the good run and especially congratulate Libertarian candidate for President Jo Jorgensen and Vice President Spike Cohen.… Read more ...

Souraya Faas Considering Run for Reform Party Presidential Nomination

Former member of the Executive Committee of the Miami-Dade County (Florida) Republican Party Souraya Faas is currently thinking about running for the Reform Party’s 2020 presidential nomination.  As reported here, the party will nominate a presidential ticket June 13 at its National Convention online.  Faas was running for the Libertarian Party’s 2020 presidential nomination but fell short at the National Convention Saturday.… Read more ...

2020 Libertarian National Convention, Day 1 (Video)

The Libertarian Party held day one of the 2020 Libertarian National Convention via Zoom Conference.

All five hours of the event were uploaded to the party’s YouTube channel.

See the video below:

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Videos of May 21 Libertarian Presidential and Vice Presidential Debates

On May 21 the Libertarian Party held two debates.  The first took place between the top five presidential candidates based on tokens received from national convention delegates.  The second took place between the top three vice presidential candidates also based on tokens received from delegates.

Broadcasting legend John Stossel moderated the presidential debate, which featured the candidates Jacob Hornberger, Judge Jim Gray, Jo Jorgensen, John Monds, and Vermin Supreme.… Read more ...

Cecil Ince Resigns from Missouri Libertarian Party in Light of Molestation Comments

Cecil Ince, who ran for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination among other offices, resigned from the Libertarian Party of Missouri Wednesday after controversial Facebook posts about sexual intercourse between adults and 13 year olds were uncovered.  In addition, Ince was removed from his position on the advisory panel for special education at the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.… Read more ...

Dan Behrman: ‘I Like You, but I’m Afraid of What People Would Think if I Endorsed You’

2020 Libertarian Party presidential candidate Dan “Taxation is Theft” Behrman sent the following message today to his email subscribers ahead of this weekend’s Libertarian National Convention.

“I like you, but I’m afraid of what people would think if I endorsed you”

This is what I hear constantly while talking to other libertarians.… Read more ...

IPR 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll – Vice Presidential Results

In addition to voting for their presidential preference, voters in IPR’s Second 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference poll May 17–19 also selected their preference for the Libertarian Party’s vice presidential nomination.

Overall, no candidate received a majority of the votes.  Spike Cohen had a plurality among all voters as well as Libertarian Party members. … Read more ...

Results from IPR’s Second 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Preference Poll

IPR held its second 2020 Libertarian Party presidential preference poll from May 17 through May 19.  401 individuals completed the survey including 233 Libertarian Party members, 85 delegates to the 2020 National Convention, and 31 alternates to the 2020 National Convention.

Jo Jorgensen won the poll among delegates after reaching a majority on the sixth ballot. … Read more ...