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Raw Story: Silvestri Claims Nevada Libertarian Party ‘Infested with Idiots’

Joe Silvestri, Ididt

Posted to Raw Story
November 24, 2013

The Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Nevada (LPN), Joseph P. Silvestri, recently announced that he “need[s] a break” from the “knuckleheads” who run the LPN.

“I have little hope that we shall see any quality activists lead the LPN this next cycle,” he writes.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Nevada Elects New Leadership

brett h pojunis 2

The Libertarian Party of Nevada held finally held its convention today. It had originally been planned for April of this year, but was cancelled about two weeks prior to the event by then chairman Joe Silvestri. Sylvestri resigned early in the day today, and did not run for re-election.

Here are the elected officers:

Elected Chairman: Brett H.… Read more ...

Resignation of Kurt Brackob as Treasurer of Libertarian Party of Nevada

This letter was sent to me via email:

Please post to IPR:

I am hereby resigning my position as Treasurer of the Libertarian Party of Nevada due to what I consider to be the unethical behavior of Joseph Silvestri and his cronies who, fearing their imminent removal from office at the upcoming party convention, have devised a plan to bankrupt the Party treasury before relinquishing office.… Read more ...

Brett H. Pojunis Reports on Last Saturday’s Non-Convention Event

Found on Facebook

To the members of the Libertarian Party of Nevada Executive Committee, State Leaders in Region 4, Libertarian State Leadership Alliance, and members of the Libertarian National Committee;

Libertarian National Committee: Please give us a fair Convention in Nevada!

We respectfully request that the Libertarian National Committee host, facilitate, credential, and oversee a fair, legal, and Libertarian convention for the Libertarian Party of Nevada during the July 2013 National Committee meeting in Las Vegas, NV.… Read more ...

Video of Confrontation Between Two Nevada Groups April 27, 2013

This was taken by Adam Sanacore.  This is the confrontation that occurred when the group of people who had assembled for a meeting after the Nevada Libertarian Convention was postponed.  Brett Pojunis organized the meeting, which met at the Marritt hotel in Las Vegas.  They were told that a meeting was going on at the Suncoast, where the original convention had been planned, and that Joe Silvestri, LPNV chair, and other members of the Ex Com were there. … Read more ...

Report of the Other Nevada LP Event from Filippo Di Noto

Filippo Di Noto in comments on a prior post:

This is my account of the events.

First of all, to those concerned that LPNevada funds were used to pay for the event. Absolutely no LPNevada funds were used to pay for the luncheon. It was a Free Speech Coalition event promoted by that organization, RSVP required.… Read more ...

News and Discussion of the Nevada LP

I found this posted to the Comstock Libertarians Facebook page.  The writer, Elmer Whittaker, gave me permission to post this writing from his blog, along with the second article that I found there.  You can find his blog here, Liberty and Bliss

Corruption deepens within the LPN
By Elmer Whittaker

In an ever deepening conspiracy of the Executive Committee (Ex-Com) of the Libertarian Party of Nevada (LPN) to retain their strangle hold of the LPN and its membership, the Ex-Com has now widened its corruption not only of the party itself but especially of the election process for a new leadership at the upcoming 2013 Libertarian Party of Nevada State Convention on April 27, 2013.… Read more ...

What’s Going On with the Libertarian Party of Nevada?

In May of 2011, the Libertarian Party of Nevada released the following press release:

Posted by LPNevada News on 11 May 2011


Libertarian Party of Nevada announces the results from Executive Committee meeting.

LAS VEGAS, Nevada, May 10, 2011 ― The Libertarian Party of Nevada (LPNevada), the Libertarian Party is America’s third-largest political party who believes in minimum government and maximum freedom, announced the results of its May 5, 2011 Executive Committee meeting.

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Libertarian Party of Nevada 2011 Convention Minutes draft

Attached is the convention minutes draft of the controversial and contentious Libertarian Party of Nevada 2011 Convention, courtesy of Debra Dedmon.

There were 60 delegates credentialed. The votes for officer positions:

Chair Joe Silvestri won 27-26 over Sandra Darby.

Wayne Root won Vice Chair over David Colborne, 30-25.

Kris McKinster won Secretary over David Colborne, 28-25

Mike McAuliffe won Treasurer over NOTA, 33-17

Sandra Darby won Central Regional Representative without opposition.… Read more ...

Wayne Root elected Vice Chair of Libertarian Party of Nevada

According to one source, Wayne Root has been elected Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Nevada. At this time, I haven’t seen the names of the other state officers, but my source says they are “friends of Wayne Root and (State Chair) Joe Silvestri who have not been active in state and local events up until now” (this report has not yet been confirmed or denied by any other sources).… Read more ...