Tag Archives: Libertarian Party of Indiana

Montgomery County, Indiana GOP chair steps down, joins Libertarian Party

John Pickerill

John Pickerill. Montgomery County is a county in west-central Indiana with a population of 38,124 as of the 2010 Census.

By Kevin Rader, WTHR.com, June 2nd, 2016 (via American Third Party Report):


Montgomery County Republicans will have to look for a new party chairman.

John Pickerill stepped down from his position Thursday to join the Libertarian Party.

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Eleven Libertarians elected to office on Tuesday in three states


via LP.org:

At least eleven Libertarian Party candidates were elected or reelected to office yesterday, Election Day (11/3/15).

In Indiana, Larry Walters was elected to the Dublin Town Council in a partisan race. Susan Bell was elected to another term as judge in Hagerstown. And Dennis Denney was reelected to another term in Shirley.… Read more ...

Libertarians win two partisan elections in Wayne County, Indiana


The Libertarian National Campaign Committee reports on Facebook:

Larry Walters has been elected to the Dublin, Indiana Town Council on the Libertarian ticket. Congratulations Larry! The Wayne County Libertarian Party once again has elected a Libertarian in its county on a partisan ticket. […]

Susan Bell has been elected to another term on the bench of the Hagerstown Town Court on the Libertarian ticket.Read more ...

Open Thread for This Weekend’s Libertarian Conventions

This is a busy weekend for state Libertarian Parties. Besides New York, which was featured in a prior thread, these states will be meeting:

Friday, April 25 to April 26

Saturday, April 26


Friday, April 25 through Sunday, April 27

Please use this thread to keep us posted with their events, or send info to me at stone@altrionet.com.… Read more ...

Sam Goldstein Joins Libertarian National Committee

Goldstein addressing the 2012 Libertarian Party of Indiana state convention

From the Libertarian Party of Indiana website, August 7, 2013: 

(Indianapolis, Indiana) Former Libertarian Party of Indiana State Chairman Sam Goldstein has joined the Libertarian National Committee, the national party’s governing board. Goldstein will serve as the District 3 Representative, including Michigan, Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana Statement on U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Defense of Marriage Act


June 26, 2013

(Indianapolis, Indiana)  The Libertarian Party of Indiana applauds today’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down key provisions of the federal Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA).

LPIN State Chairman Dan Drexler issued the following statement:

“Today’s decision by the U.S. Supreme Court is clearly an historic move toward marriage equality consistent with the long-held libertarian belief that government does not have the authority to define, license or restrict personal relationships.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana Opposes Ball State University Land Grab


May 28, 2013

(Muncie, Indiana)  Ball State University’s plans to erect a $26 million dollar multi-use building near its Muncie campus has made no friends of small business owners in this college town located one hour northeast of Indianapolis.  The university plans call for a combination facility that would include a hotel, conference center and over 7,000 square feet for commercial tenants, restaurants and banks.
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Libertarian Party of Indiana Supports Gay Marriage Rights

For Immediate Release: March 28, 2013

For Immediate Release


On March 27, 2013, the opening statements began at the Supreme Court for two cases, United States v. Windsor, which argues the constitutionality of the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA), and Proposition 8, which made gay marriage illegal in California. Marriage equality support has been growing in the past several years, because those who are affected by this issue have become more vocal.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Indiana Supports ACLU Lawsuit

                                                  For Immediate Release: March 15, 2013 

For Immediate Release

The Libertarian Party of Indiana would like to extend its support of the ACLU lawsuit against two Indiana municipalities that passed ordinances regulating the activities of door-to-door canvassers. As defenders of the Constitution, the LPIN has informed the ACLU that they intend to assist them in the fight for liberty.

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Indiana: Libertarian Candidate Dumped By State Party

For lying during the application process about a previous criminal history, a Libertarian Party candidate for office has been dumped by the state party in Indiana.

During the application process, potential candidates are asked if they have any prior criminal history. Bowman indicated he did not.

Upon further investigation by the party, it was discovered Bowman did have a criminal record which includes felony indictments in Tippecanoe County.

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Libertarian Party of Indiana Nominates Candidates for 2012 Election Cycle

From an email sent to IPR by the Libertarian Party of Indiana HQ:

For Immediate Release: March 24, 2012

The Libertarian Party of Indiana met at its annual state convention this afternoon to select its candidates for the 2012 election cycle.

Indiana election law lays out that the membership of a party that achieves between two and nine percent in the Secretary of State race will gathers at nomination conventions to elect their candidates.… Read more ...

Rupert Boneham: Indiana’s second Right To Work law

From a media release sent to IPR by the Rupert Boneham campaign, on Feb. 7th, 2012:

For Immediate Release

Even as an active and proud union member, I believe no one should be forced to join or pay fees to another group as a condition of employment, but the State has NO authority or right to legislate the contracts between a private company and its work force.… Read more ...