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Julie Fox Accepts Libertarian Party Nomination For Illinois Comptroller

Julie Fox speaking in 2012

From JulieFox2014.com



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Long time Libertarian activist and candidate, Julie Fox accepted theLibertarian Party of Illinois nomination for Illinois Comptroller at the LP state convention this weekend in Boilingbrook, Illinois.

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Libertarian Party of Illinois holds annual state convention

Convention logo

Convention floor during Robert Murphy’s speech

From Facebook:

LP Illinois members chose our slate of 2014 state-wide candidates at the state convention’s annual business meeting yesterday. They are: Chad Grimm for Governor, Alex Cummings for Lt. Governor, Sharon Hansen for U.S. Senate, Chris Michaels for Secretary of State, Julie Fox for Comptroller, and Matt Skopek for Treasurer.

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Lupe Diaz Announces Libertarian Campaign for Illinois Governor


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Bloomington, IL – 08/04/2013

Former Libertarian Party of Illinois (“LP Illinois”) State Chair Lupe Diaz has announced his intention to seek his parties’ nomination for governor at LP Illinois’ annual business meeting during its annual convention on September 22, 2013.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Illinois 2013 State Convention Agenda Released

On July 2nd, the Libertarian Party’s Facebook page announced the the event details for the Libertarian Party of Illinois’ state convention were released. They are below:

Join us for this year’s Libertarian Party of Illinois Convention! Friday September 20th to Sunday the 22nd at the Bolingbrook Holiday Inn. Located at 205 Remington Blvd, Bolingbrook, IL 60440.… Read more ...

Libertarian Chris Jenner wins college board election in Illinois, hopes to slash millions in spending

The following is an April 11th post from lp.org: 

Libertarian Chris Jenner wins college board election in Illinois, hopes to slash millions in spending

posted by Staff on Apr 11, 2013
Chris Jenner
Chris Jenner,
McHenry County
College Board

The McHenry County College Board in Illinois has a new Libertarian member who’s ready to rein in wasteful spending.

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Libertarian Chris Jenner Wins Municipal Election Race In Illinois

On April 9th, municipal elections were held throughout the state of Illinois. The Libertarian Party of Illinois (LPIL) had three candidates on the ballot: Lex Green for mayor of Bloomington, Chad Grimm for Peoria City Council and Chris Jenner for McHenry County College Board. The results:

Lex Green  – came in third of three candidates, receiving 1,246 votes, or 12.83%.… Read more ...

Highlights of Gary Johnson’s Speech at University of Illinois Now on YouTube

On April 3, 2013, Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray visited the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC) as part of their nationwide college campus tour. The event was sponsored and hosted by the UIUC  Young Americans for Liberty. The highlights of both of their speeches can be found on YouTube:

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Video Coverage From LNC Spring Meeting In Chicago Now Up On YouTube

During the LNC meeting March 16-17th  in Rosemont, Illinois (suburb of Chicago next to O’Hare airport), I was there both doing a little bit of reporting for IPR when Paulie had business to take care of and also recording as much of the proceedings as I could make it out to (on Saturday, March 16th, I came into the meeting  at 2:30 PM, about six and a half hours after it had started).… Read more ...

LNC Spring Meeting in Chicago: Day 2 Coverage

For coverage of the event from Day 1, go to the comment sections on this post:


Day 2 coverage (Sunday, March 17th) will be posted here in the comments section. Paulie and Starchild will likely be the main posters. Yours truly will be video recording the event for YouTube, in the spirit of transparency that the LP Sunshine Caucus is working to bring to the LP.… Read more ...

LNC Spring National Committee Meeting Starts Tomorrow In Chicago

This is from the Facebook page for the event. The meeting is held on both Saturday, March 16th and Sunday, March 17th. FYI, I will be going there both days and I will report about it for IPR as well as record for YouTube. 


The Libertarian National Committee holds its meetings in various locations, both for the convenience of its members, and to afford local residents the opportunity to attend.… Read more ...

2010 LP Candidate: Gingrich Made His Own Bed

A response by William J. Malan to a news report about the failure of Newt Gingrich (and Rick Perry) to make the Virginia ballot:

As someone who ran as a Libertarian for Attorney General in Illinois in 2010, I am ROTFLMAO at Newt’s latest SNAFU.

In 2010, the LP of Illinois gathered about 30,000 signatures to make sure we had 15,000 valid ones.

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Chicago Reader (alt weekly): ‘A Libertarian Perspective on Our Recent Election’

Lauri Apple in the Chicago Reader alternative weekly:

logo_lp_illinois_blue.png The Libertarian Party of Illinois ran a full slate of candidates this year, with a guy named Lex Green at the top of the ballot. A “Green” Libertarian? Confusing! No wonder they didn’t meet the five percent threshold required to more easily get on the ballot in 2014.… Read more ...