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Update on LNC At Large Vacancy-filling process

(Posted by Paulie)

In comments on my last update about the process to fill two At Large Rep vacancies on the Libertarian National Committee caused by the death of David Nolan (RIP) and the resignation of former Treasurer James Oaksun, whom former At Large Rep Bil Redpath was appointed to replace, LNC regional rep Daniel Wiener wrote:

There is no official list of applicants for the two LNC vacancies, nor is there any official procedure.

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George Phillies: ‘LNC In Action’

George Phillies at Gold America Group:

Our usual sources provide us with information that we believe to be correct about LNC acts this past month.

The LNC added LP Maryland State Chair Bob Johnston to their part-time as their Candidate and Affiliate Support Specialist. The LNC has finally noticed that it had inactive affiliates, that it is now trying to revive.… Read more ...

LNC Executive Committee meeting minutes available online

I just noticed that the LNC meeting archives since the past national convention in St. Louis now have minutes of executive committee conference calls, for anyone who wants to keep up with them.

It appears that the 2004-5 minutes in the public archive included conference call minutes, but between 2006 and the May 2010 convention only minutes of the entire LNC meeting in person were made available in the public archive.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Secretary and Treasurer Election Results

The Secretary race at the Libertarian Party National Convention was between Rob Power of California and Alicia Mattson of Tennessee. Outgoing Secretary Bob Sullentrup endorsed Mattson. The final results were:

Rob Power: 194 (42.27%)
Alicia Mattson: 265 (57.73%)

The Treasurer’s election was conducted after the Secretary’s race, which pitted James Oaksun of Maine against Aaron Starr of California.… Read more ...

LNC Chair candidates debate at LP Indiana convention

On Saturday, April 24, the Indiana Libertarian Party convention held a debate among Ernest Hancock, John Myers, James Oaksun (standing in for George Phillies), and Wayne Root.  As with the debate earlier that day in Kansas, the Hancock campaign has posted videos of the entire debate.… Read more ...

James Oaksun: Libertarian Party Vision 2016

by James R. Oaksun
Candidate for LNC Treasurer

Graphic version at

What I’m driving at, is that it’s not enough for me to want to replace the incumbent or his clique. I would like to see us set a big goal to shoot for – what is known in the trade as a B-HAG: a Big Hairy Audacious Goal.… Read more ...

James Oaksun: ‘The Libertarian National Committee: Who’s with whom? Who’s against whom?’

by James R. Oaksun

Originally posted at http://www.libertyforall.net/?p=3868

This coming weekend – February 26 to 28 — a Libertarian Party state leaders conference is being held in Austin, Texas. Libertarian activists from across the country will get together, share ideas, and network. On Saturday night, there will be a debate among the four declared candidates for LNC Chair.Read more ...

James Oaksun: ‘A spin through 9 years of FEC filings’

By James Oaksun, candidate for LNC treasurer
Originally published at LibertyForAll.net

Want to have some fun? Join me as we travel through nine years of the Libertarian National Committee’s filings with the Federal Election Commission.

I’ve done all the heavy lifting for you. The analysis is complete and these are the results.… Read more ...

James Oaksun running for LNC treasurer

James Oaksun for
LNC Treasurer

PO Box 961

Portland, ME 04104



To All Friends of Liberty:

Take a look at this chart. Take a good look:

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Does this look like a picture of a vibrant, healthy, growing organization?

When I first started writing this statement, I wrote that the Libertarian Party was having a midlife crisis.Read more ...