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2018 Libertarian Party National Platform Committee Update

Thomas L. Knapp at Kn@ppster:

It’s been a little while since my last update, and simultaneously quite a bit has happened and not much has happened.

  • Caryn Ann Harlos was elected permanent chair of the committee.
  • Mimi Robson is in the middle of being elected secretary (the email ballot hasn’t ended yet, but IIRC there’s been one NOTA vote and a whole bunch of votes for her).
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Aaron Starr Likely to Win City Council Seat in Oxnard, CA


Posted to Ventura County Star

New Oxnard councilman may be city’s strongest critic

By Wendy Leung
November 11, 2016

When Councilwoman Dorina Padilla announced earlier this year she was not seeking a second term, it was clear that whatever happened in the election, there would be at least one fresh face on the Oxnard City Council.… Read more ...

Aaron Starr Revealed to be Primary Source of Funding for Oregon LP’s Lawsuit

Aaron Starr

Wes Wagner has learned the sources of funding for the lawsuit against the Libertarian Party of Oregon’s leadership. Through a search for the Libertarian Party of Oregon on the Oregon Secretary of State’s site, it is revealed that Aaron Starr, who is not a resident of that state, has contributed almost $100,000 to the Libertarian Party of Oregon.… Read more ...

Two States Withdraw from the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance

Door slammingYesterday, the leadership of two states made the decision to withdraw from the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA). The LSLA has been a topic of conversation here on IPR several times over the past few months. See here ,
here , and here.

Dear LSLA. ..The state of Georgia libertarian party is leaving the LSLA..The

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Minutes of the Conference Call for Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Executive Board 1-05-2014

Minutes of Teleconference Call of Libertarian State Leadership Executive Board

The conference call regular meeting of LSLA Executive Board came to order at 5:01 PM

Pacific Time on January 5, 2014.

Chair Brett Bittner Y
Vice Chair Patrick Dixon Y
Secretary Aaron Starr Y
Treasurer Alicia Mattson Y
At-Large Ken Moellman Y

Invited guests in attendance: Richard Burke

Treasurer’s Report

The Treasurer has seen almost no financial activity since the LSLA event, except for some
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Aaron Starr: Recap of the LNC’s Decisions Regarding the Audit Committee Findings

Aaron Starr

The Libertarian National Committee met last weekend in Dallas for their quarterly meeting. They were in Executive Session on Saturday for 6 hours and five minutes (11:05AM to 6:10PM)*, apparently most or all of it having to do with the Audit Committee’s report from 2012. There were several findings regarding possible misuse of Libertarian Party funds that were raised in the report.Read more ...

Libertarian Party: More Questions Surface About Michael Cloud’s Payment As Vendor


This was posted by Starchild as a comment to an IPR thread re: the Updates on Libertarian National Committee, Bylaws and Platform Committee, Budget and Audit

For background, please see here .

December 6, 2013 at 12:11 am

As I would expect is normal for an organization with a number of full time employees, a large portion of the matters we deal with on an ongoing basis in our operations concern staff in one manner or another.… Read more ...

Issues Surface with the Libertarian National Committee’s 2014 Proposed Budget


Empty pockets

This was found on the LNC Discuss email list.  The initial letter was sent out by Aaron Starr, and the comments from others on the Executive Committee follow.  I will update the article if more conversation is released to the LNC Discuss list.

Also, I’m not able to access the pdf of the LNC Historical Revenue Trends referred to at the end of Mr.… Read more ...

Minutes of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance Released

From: Aaron Starr
Date: Sun, Jun 2, 2013 at 1:42 PM
Subject: [Statechairs] Minutes of the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance
To: statechairs@lp.org


I enjoyed meeting the many high-caliber people attending this year’s annual meeting.  The general sentiment was that we had a fine, worthwhile program with great speakers – definitely worth the time and money.   

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Four Candidates Seeking National LP Treasurer Position; Debate Space Sought

Two candidates have joined the LP national treasurers race, where George Phillies and Aaron Starr have been running well in advance of the convention.

Joe Buchman of the Utah LP and Tim Hagan of the Nevada LP have both been recruited by a number of delegates unhappy with the other two choices.… Read more ...

IPR Writers Seeking LP Positions

– A flyer on my table seeks delegate votes for Brian Holtz for Judiciary Committee. If my memory is correct, Brian previously said he would not seek another term on JudCom

-Starchild is reportedly running for LNC At Large

-Aaron Starr is running for Treasurer. Two new candidates have joined that race; I will post a separate article on that.… Read more ...

Starr: Wiener Enters Race for LP Vice Presidential Nomination

Wiener Announces Bid for Libertarian Party’s Vice-Presidential Nomination

As a member in good standing of the Libertarian Party since 1972, Daniel Wiener today announced his willingness to be drafted as the Libertarian Party’s 2012 Vice-Presidential nominee.  Prior to his current service on the Libertarian National Committee, Wiener’s personal profile included stretches as Newsletter Editor, Executive Committee member, Judicial Committee Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Vice-Chairman, and Chairman of the Libertarian Party of California. … Read more ...