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North Carolina: Libertarians Elect State Party Officers

From an article by Brian Irving, the Raleigh Libertarian Examiner on April 18, 2011:

Matt Drew of Durham County is the new chair of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina. He was elected by a unanimous vote at the party’s annual state convention held in Hickory this weekend.

The convention re-elected the other officers: Bev Wilcox, Rockingham, vice chair; Daniel Chang,Wake, recording secretary; John Cavney, Cleveland, treasurer, and; Rick Pasotto, Mecklenberg, membership secretary.… Read more ...

LP Rhode Island Media Release: 2011 Convention Announced

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – April 6, 2011

Contact: Christian Chirino
E-mail: chris.chirino21@gmail.com
Phone: 401-919-0121

Libertarian Party of Rhode Island 2011 State Convention:

When:  Saturday, May 14 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location:  Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Ln., Warwick, RI

-At this meeting we will seek to:

1) Allow fellow Libertarians from around the state (and region) to meet, socialize and network.… Read more ...

Mary Ruwart: Open letter to the Florida and Idaho Libertarian Party State Executive Committees

By Mary Ruwart at Liberty for All. Republished with permission from Liberty for All publisher Lee Wrights.

by Mary J. Ruwart, LNC At-large

Dear Colleagues,

I am writing to you in my capacity as an At-Large Representative of the Libertarian National Committee (LNC), which is in receipt of your resolutions concerning Mr.Read more ...

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 ...

David Nolan proposes resolution for LNC consideration

As reported by George Phillies in IPR comments, Libertarian Party co-founder David Nolan has proposed the following resolution to be considered at this weekend’s LNC meeting:

“WHEREAS the Libertarian Party can grow only by attracting new members and supporters, and

“WHEREAS libertarianism is a unique political philosophy, distinct from both contemporary liberalism and contemporary conservatism, and

“WHEREAS we need the support of both former liberals and former conservatives who have come to realize that libertarianism and the Libertarian Party offer a better path to achieving a just, humane and prosperous society

“The Libertarian National Committee hereby resolves that our party, its representatives and staff should always state clearly and unequivocally that we welcome individuals from across the political spectrum who now accept the libertarian principles of self-ownership and non-aggression.”

Although no particular person or incident is mentioned in the resolution, the speculation has been that it was, like the recently passed Florida LP resolution to boot Wayne Root off the LNC and LNCC, precipitated by statements Mr.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Survey: 2012 Convention Date

Email from Libertarian Party national headquarters:

Dear Libertarian,

When is the best time for the Libertarian Party to hold its 2012 Presidential nominating convention? Below are arguments for three alternatives: before, during and after Memorial Day weekend. Following those arguments is a link to a survey, which has three boxes you can check to indicate which date or dates you prefer.… Read more ...

LP blog: 2010 Libertarian conventions around the country

Latest list posted at LP.org:

Below is a schedule of Libertarian national and state conventions occurring in 2010 (including some that have already taken place). Click on the links to get more information.

Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
LP California Convention

Saturday, February 20
LP Nevada State Convention

Friday, February 26 – Sunday, February 28
LP Kentucky State Convention

Saturday, March 6
LP Delaware State Convention
LP Missouri State Convention
LP Virginia State Convention

Saturday, March 13
LP Maryland State Convention
LP New Jersey State Convention

Thursday, March 18 – Sunday, March 21
New Hampshire Liberty Forum

Saturday, March 20
LP Colorado State Convention

Saturday, March 27
LP Pennsylvania State Convention
LP Tennessee State Convention

Saturday, April 3
LP Nebraska State Convention
LP North Dakota State Convention

Friday, April 9 – Sunday, April 11
LP North Carolina State Convention
LP Ohio State Convention

Saturday, April 10
LP Mississippi State Convention
LP Oklahoma State Convention
LP Wisconsin State Convention

Thursday, April 15
Washington, DC Libertarian Convention

Saturday, April 17
LP Maine State Convention
LP New Mexico State Convention
LP South Carolina State Convention

Friday, April 23 – Saturday, April 24
LP Kansas State Convention

Friday, April 23 – Sunday, April 25
LP Indiana State Convention

Saturday, April 24
LP Georgia State Convention
LP Iowa State Convention
LP Minnesota State Convention
LP New York State Convention
LP Utah State Convention
LP Vermont State Convention
LP Wyoming State Convention

Saturday, April 24 – Sunday, April 25
LP Florida State Convention
LP Washington State Convention

Saturday, May 1
LP Arkansas State Convention

Saturday, May 22
LP Michigan State Convention

Friday, May 28 – Monday, May 31
Libertarian Party 2010 National Convention

Friday, June 11 – Sunday, June 13
LP Texas State Convention

Saturday, June 26
LP Idaho State Convention

Friday, September 10 – Sunday, September 12
LP Illinois State Convention

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2010 Libertarian conventions around the country

LP blog:

Below is a schedule of Libertarian national and state conventions occurring in 2010 (including some that have already taken place). Click on the links to get more information.

Friday, February 12 – Sunday, February 14
LP California Convention

Saturday, February 20
LP Nevada State Convention

Friday, February 26 – Sunday, February 28
LP Kentucky State Convention

Saturday, March 6

LP Delaware State Convention
LP Missouri State Convention
LP Virginia State Convention

Saturday, March 13
LP Maryland State Convention
LP New Jersey State Convention

Thursday, March 18 – Sunday, March 21
New Hampshire Liberty Forum

Saturday, March 20

LP Colorado State Convention

Saturday, March 27
LP Pennsylvania State Convention
LP Tennessee State Convention

Saturday, April 3
LP North Dakota State Convention

Friday, April 9 – Sunday, April 11
LP North Carolina State Convention
LP Ohio State Convention

Saturday, April 10
LP Mississippi State Convention
LP Oklahoma State Convention
LP Wisconsin State Convention

Saturday, April 17
LP Maine State Convention
LP New Mexico State Convention
LP South Carolina State Convention

Friday, April 23 – Sunday, April 25

LP Indiana State Convention

Saturday, April 24
LP Georgia State Convention
LP Iowa State Convention
LP Minnesota State Convention
LP New York State Convention
LP Utah State Convention
LP Vermont State Convention
LP Wyoming State Convention

Saturday, April 24 – Sunday, April 25
LP Florida State Convention
LP Washington State Convention

Saturday, May 22
LP Michigan State Convention

Friday, May 28 – Monday, May 31
Libertarian Party 2010 National Convention

Friday, June 11 – Sunday, June 13
LP Texas State Convention

Saturday, June 26
LP Idaho State Convention

Friday, September 10 – Sunday, September 12
LP Illinois State Convention

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