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Nominations and Seconds for Chair Candidates

The nomination process for chair candidates is their last chance to speak to delegates and to have proxies speak about them to delegates. The speeches occurred in random order.

Wayne Root was nominated first, by Indianapolis City Councilman Ed Coleman of Indiana, the Libertarian Party’s highest elected official currently. He said that Root was “the spark” the Libertarian Party needed.… Read more ...

Keaton/Shinghal 2012 announces cabinet intentions

Via vice-presidential contender Michelle Shinghal’s blog comes an early look at one potential Libertarian cabinet:

Keaton has been quite the busy bee so she’s asked me to announce our cabinet. Obviously we realize that this step is usually taken after winning not only a party nomination but the White House but we feel that you can never be too prepared.

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Sean Haugh under fire for giving instructions to burn petitions

It has been confirmed by multiple sources that Libertarian Party Political Director Sean Haugh, in violation of Massachusetts electoral law, ordered petitions with valid signatures to be burned — “quite literally.”

Haugh objected to reports that Gary Fincher, a professional petition circulator on Mr. Haugh’s black list, was collecting signatures in Massachusetts.… Read more ...