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Libertarian Party of Indiana Exhibits Surprising Strength

Richard Winger at Ballot Access News reports on the strong performance of  Libertarian Rex Bell in the recent midterm elections:

On November 2, 2010, Rex Bell, Libertarian nominee for Indiana State House, district 54, polled 20.78% of the vote in a race with both a Democrat and a Republican. That is the first time in at least 85 years that a minor party candidate for the Indiana legislature has polled over 20% of the vote in a race with both major parties.

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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 ...

New Libertarian Party City-Councilor stripped of committee seats

Ed Coleman is a City-Councilor for the city of Indianapolis. We recently reported here, that Coleman had left the Republican Party for the Libertarian Party. It seems the Republican, and Democratic, Parties see a threat in Mr. Coleman and have now stripped him of his seniority and committee seats. The following is a press release from the Indiana Libertarian Party:

INDIANAPOLIS, IN – (March 3, 2009) — Out of the political need for retribution, and to send a message that stepping outside the old ‘two party system’ monopoly will have consequences, the City County Council’s Democrat and Republican leadership decided Monday to remove Ed Coleman from all committees.… Read more ...

Indianapolis City-County Councilman joins the Libertarian Party

The Indiana Libertarian Party had an amazing showing in 2008, especially by Dr. Eric Schansberg and Andrew Horning, for District 9 House and Governor respectively. 2009 is looking to be just as profitable for the Indiana LP, as City-County Councilman Ed Coleman announced yesterday in a press conference that he had left the GOP in order to join the LP.… Read more ...