Tag Archives: Joe Bishop-Henchman

LNC Taps Whitney Bilyeu of Texas as New Chair

The Libertarian National Committee has announced that Whitney Bilyeu of Texas will serve as the new Chair of the LNC.

“Her natural ability to lead and her drive for excellence make her an outstanding choice for the position,” the LNC said via press release.

The LNC convened a special session to fill the vacancy left by Joe Bishop-Henchman’s resignation in June.… Read more ...

Joe Bishop-Henchman to Resign as LNC Chairman

In a letter to members of the Libertarian National Committee, Chairman Joe Bishop-Henchman announced today he plans to resign as chair after a vote to disaffiliate the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire.  The move comes in light of Bishop-Henchman’s role in the New Hampshire party leadership purge reported here.

The letter reads:

Members of the Libertarian National Committee,

It has been 25 years since I first became involved in the Libertarian Party.… Read more ...

NH Libertarian Party Chairwoman Unilaterally Dissolves and Replaces Executive Committee, Bylaws

Concerned about the growing influence of the right libertarian Mises Caucus, New Hampshire Libertarian Party chairwoman Jilletta Jarvis yesterday took the unusual step of dissolving the state party’s duly elected executive committee and replacing it with members of her choosing.  She also threw out the existing party bylaws, drafted new bylaws, changed the password on social media accounts, and relocated party assets.… Read more ...

Jorgensen Off the Campaign Trail After Mother’s Death

Libertarian Party presidential nominee Jo Jorgensen’s mother died this past Wednesday, according to campaign manager Steve Dasbach.  The unexpected death, which Jorgensen learned about as she boarded a plane, required Jorgensen to exit the campaign trail temporarily.  She was scheduled to appear in Alaska this week.

Dasbach asks for you to keep Jorgensen and her family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.… Read more ...

New Chairman Elected For Libertarian National Committee

A new chairman has been elected to the Libertarian National Committee at the 2020 National Convention.

Joseph Bishop-Henchman, who served as an at-large member of the LNC from 2018-2020 was elected on the second ballot for the chairman election. Bishop-Henchman received 43.81% of the vote in the first round with Joshua Smith, also an at-large member from 2018-2020, coming in second with 33.71% of the vote.… Read more ...

Ron Paul Endorses Joshua Smith for LNC Chair

Yesterday, former Congressman Ron Paul, the Libertarian Party’s 1988 presidential nominee and lifetime party member, endorsed Joshua Smith for chairman of the Libertarian National Committee in a video posted on Twitter.

Paul believes that Smith, who worked on Paul’s 2008 presidential campaign, has the organizational experience and philosophic integrity to do well as chair.… Read more ...