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Indiana Jury Convicts Secretary of State of Registering and Voting in Precinct in Which He Didn’t Live; LP Calls for Resignation

Ballot Access News:

At 2:28 a.m. on February 4, an Indiana criminal jury convicted Secretary of State Charlie White of registering and voting at an address which wasn’t his real residence. See this story. Thanks to Rick Hasen for the link. The judge will decide whether White is now convicted of felonies or misdemeanors.

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Libertarian Party of Indiana Victim Of Fake Email

Press release from the Indiana LP:

We sent out a press release this afternoon with a memo regarding a Constitutional ban on gay marriage. After further investigation we have determined that we were the victim of a similar hoax as the one that befell Superintendent of Public Instruction Tony Bennett last week.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana: Republicans and Democrats Seek To Add Discrimination to the Constitution

Libertarian Party of Indiana Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Despite the Governor’s call to avoid wading in to divisive issues, The Indiana Republican Party has ignored the head of their party by trying to make discrimination a permanent part of the Indiana Constitution. HJR-6 is a bill that will define marriage between one man and one woman.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana Maintains Ballot Access for Four More Years

Press release from LPIN HQ emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

The Libertarian Party of Indiana Maintains Ballot Access for Four More Years

The Libertarian Party of Indiana will maintain ballot access for four more years because of their achievement of six percent in the Secretary of State race. Libertarian Mike Wherry earned 100,847 votes which is the highest number of votes cast for a single candidate in the LPIN’s history.… Read more ...

Libertarian candidate Rebecca Sink-Burris profiled in Indianapolis paper

Posted by Staff at Libertarian Party blog:

Rebecca Sink Burris is a member of the Libertarian National Committee and our 2010 candidate for U.S. Senate in Indiana. Today the Indianapolis Star writes about her:

In November, Sink-Burris, 58, will square off against Republican political veteran Dan Coats and Democratic U.S.

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Zionsville, Indiana High School Young Libertarians Volunteer for Hauptmann Campaign

Mark Rutherford at Libertarian Party blog:

Last Thursday, seven student members of the Young Libertarians of Zionsville, Indiana High School volunteered with the Joe Hauptmann for Indiana State Representative District 87 campaign.

Joe Hauptmann is a physics teacher at Zionsville High School.  He is also a former Chair of the Libertarian Party of Indiana. … Read more ...

Rebecca Sink-Burris, Indiana Libertarian US Senate Candidate, Announces Date and Location of First Debate with Her Opponents

Posted by Mark Rutherford at Libertarian Party blog:

Rebecca Sink-Burris, the Indiana Libertarian candidate for US Senate, has announced that the first of three debates between the candidates is set for October 11th at IUPUI (Indiana University-Purdue University, Indianapolis).  She will be debating her big government Republican and Democratic opponents.… Read more ...

Hagerstown, Indiana – Elected Libertarian Central

Mark Rutherford at LP blog:

Hagerstown, Indiana is a hotbed of elected Libertarian activity.

It is a community of 1800 people, the community center of a significantly populated rural area and has Libertarians elected to partisan office.

It is the home of Rex Bell, Wayne County Libertarian Chair, and the winner of the 2010 Thomas Paine award for his literary efforts in communicating libertarian ideas.… Read more ...

Indiana Libertarians Running Record Number of Candidates, Seeking More to Challenge Entrenched Incumbents

From the LPIN via TPID:

The Libertarian Party of Indiana has just updated their 2010 Candidates site. http://lpin.org/candidates/
The party has a record 68 candidates! The Libertarian Party of Indiana has never had this many candidates at this point during election season.

Look at the list. If you see that there is no Libertarian running in your area, we need YOU to run or put your name on the ballot.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana: ‘Another November Featuring the Same Old Faces’

News release from the Libertarian Party of Indiana emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Following a year of tea parties, candidate rallies and town hall meetings, the promise of change within Indiana’s entrenched parties did not materialize on Tuesday as a small majority of primary voters rebuffed the “change” message opting, instead, for more of the same brand of decision-makers that fueled the current uproar across the nation.… Read more ...