Tag Archives: Jason Gatties

Boston Tea Party Chair Jason Gatties resigns

Posted on the BTP website

Dear Freedom Fighters,

I would like to thank those who have expressed concern over the illness in my family. Trust me, it does help. I also want to thank everyone who in this brief period of serving as chairman, supported my efforts. However, sometimes in life, there are more important battles and I’m at that stage right now.

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How did IPR contributors and readers do on election day?

IPR founder GE shared 23,740 votes with 16 others in a slate of presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .4% of the vote.

Contributor Paulie Cannoli shared 4,983 votes with 8 other Alabama presidential electors pledged to Bob Barr, .2%.

Contributor Tom Knapp took 8,576 votes in Missouri’s 2nd congressional district, for 2.3%.… Read more ...

Boston Tea Party adopts Campaign for Liberty four point program, elects new officers

The Boston Tea Party is having its convention, as IPR previously reported. In the interest of disclosure, two of the at-large candidates (Tom Knapp and Neil Stephenson) also write for IPR.

Here is a press release from party founder Tom Knapp sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com on behalf of the party:

Midway into its second biennial convention — held entirely online — America’s new libertarian political party has chosen a new slate of national officers, adopted the program of “the Ron Paul R3VOLution,” and partially completed work on amendments to its bylaws.

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Boston Tea Party passes 500 members; will hold online convention Friday, October 24

BTP News reports

20 October 2009 We have 504 members! Please invite your friends. The convention is less than a week away!

19 October 2008 We have 493 members! Invite your friends, please. If someone you know is planning to attend our convention next weekend, they have to join here, first.

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Barnett seeks re-election as BTP vice-chair

Todd Andrew Barnett, the current vice-chairman of the Boston Tea Party, will seek re-election in October.

Earlier we reported that Jason Gatties — who, like Barnett is from Michigan — would be seeking the post.

Party chairman Jim Davidson will not be seeking re-election. Rumor has it that Chris Bennett — who has publicly stated his intention to leave the LP in November — is considering running for chair.… Read more ...

Jason Gatties seeks Boston Tea Party vice-chairmanship

Jason Gatties has announced that he will seek the office of vice-chairman of the Boston Tea Party National Committee. The election will be held in late October.

“It is my goal to help the Boston Tea Party continue to grow and eventually become what the Libertarian Party once was,” said Gatties.… Read more ...

Mini-money bomb for promising LP candidates

Earlier, we reported that Steve Newton posed the idea of a mini-money bomb for four promising Libertarian candidates: Michael Munger, Allen Buckley, Scotty Boman, and Jason Gatties. The idea was that Libertarians should all donate $10 to each of the four on July 4.

Scotty Boman is the only candidate of the four to have a donation tracker on his Web site.… Read more ...

July 4 ‘money bomb’ for Munger, Buckley, Boman, and Gatties

Steve Newton of the Delaware Libertarian blog is encouraging Libertarians to part with $40 this Independence Day, and donate $10 each to four candidates he finds most deserving: Michael Munger, Allen Buckley, Scotty Boman, and Jason Gatties.

Send $10 to Dr. Michael Munger to support his campaign for Governor of North Carolina (but I’m sending it to him on July 3, because that’s the date of his money grenade–see the left side of the blog).

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Libertarian Jason Gatties promotes birthday fundraiser this Saturday

Michigan Libertarian activist Jason Gatties will turn 33 this Saturday. He’s asking that fellow libertarians give “the gift of freedom” and make a $33 donation to his campaign for Lake Michigan College Board of Trustees.

Mr. Gatties is only one of two Michigan Libertarians running for non-partisan office in 2008, and the only to do so in a non-statewide race.… Read more ...