Tag Archives: Libertarian Party of New Hampshire

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 ...

Darryl Perry Suspends NH Lobbying Campaign Due to Health Concerns

Darryl Perry, the Libertarian Party’s 2020 nominee for Governor of New Hampshire, former chairman of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, 2016 presidential candidate, and the final chairman of the Boston Tea Party, announced today he is suspending his lobbying operations for the 2021 term of New Hampshire legislature due to health concerns.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry: Please Join Me During My Virtual Town Halls

New Hampshire Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Darryl Perry sent out the following press release today: 

Manchester, NH, June 18, 2020 – Even though businesses are beginning to re-open, fairs and festivals have been cancelled due to the ongoing pandemic and the need to practice safe social distancing. This means that campaigns need to adapt in how they engage with voters.… Read more ...

Darryl Perry: A Petition for Redress Regarding Ballot Access

Darryl Perry, previously a candidate for the Libertarian Party’s 2016 presidential nomination and former chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire and the Boston Tea Party, is currently running for Governor of New Hampshire.  He released the following statement today about his letter to New Hampshire governor Chris Sununu about easing ballot access requirements due to the coronavirus pandemic.Read more ...

Darryl Perry announces Gubernatorial Run

On December 4th 2019, Libertarian Activist Darryl W. Perry, announced he would run for the Libertarian Party Nomination for Governor of New Hampshire in 2020.

Perry has previously run for the Libertarian Party Nomination for President during the 2016 Presidential Election, running a more hardline Libertarian Platform compared to eventual nominee Gary Johnson.… Read more ...

Libertarian State Reps Dyer and Phinney Speak at LPNH 2018 Convention

From Free Keene:

Last year, state representatives Caleb Dyer, Joseph Stallcop, and Brandon Phinney made history by flipping from Republicans and Democrat to the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire.

The three of them outnumber the total number of Libertarian Party state reps in all the other 49 states combined.… Read more ...

Short Wikinews Interview with Darryl Perry

As part of Wikinews’ monthly series on the 2016 presidential election, I briefly interviewed write-in presidential candidate Darryl Perry.

On September 29, writer and former 2016 Libertarian Party (LP) presidential candidate Darryl Perry, the newly-elected chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire (LPNH), announced the creation of a write-in campaign for president across several states.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party secures ballot access in New Hampshire

ImageLibertarian Party presidential and vice presidential nominees Gary Johnson and Bill Weld will appear on the ballot in New Hampshire this November, as their petitions were declared valid by the Secretary of StBallot Aate’s office on September 1.

In addition to Johnson and Weld, two other statewide candidates will be on the general election ballot: Max Abramson for Governor, and Brian Chabot for US Senate.

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Gary Johnson Catches the Attention of Libertarians When He Said He Supported Mandatory Vaccines-Here Is Some Clarification

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Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate for president, has had some interviews recently that have caused some extra conversation among Libertarians. A few days ago, he seemingly endorsed a carbon tax. Next, a video has shown up where he apparently tells an interviewer that he would support mandatory vaccines if it was a federal issue:

Gary Johnon now supports mandatory vaccinations

Reason ran an article with their take on it: Gary Johnson changes his mind

This caused quite an uproar on social media for Libertarians, most of whom believe strongly in parental choice.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party says there is a “petition crisis” in New York and New Hampshire

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The following is an email, titled “petition crisis”, which sent out on July 16th, 2016 by Wes Benedict, the executive director of the Libertarian Party (H/T IPR’s Paulie).

(This email was first published on American Third Party Report with the title “Petition Crisis”: Gary Johnson in danger of not getting on the ballot in New York and New Hampshire):

New Hampshire is in the worst shape, with only 32 signatures in hand and an8/10/2016 deadline.… Read more ...

U.S. District Court rules against Libertarian Party of New Hampshire lawsuit against ban on off-year party petitioning

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From the Concord Monitor:

Efforts by the Libertarian Party to win back its official listing on New Hampshire ballots received a setback Thursday when a federal judge upheld a 2014 state law that puts a time limit on the period during which the party can gather the thousands of necessary supporting signatures.

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