Tag Archives: Libertarian Party of North Carolina

Free The Vote NC Urges Passage of Bill to Make Third Party Ballot Access Easier

Posted on the Libertarian Party of North Carolina website on June 19th by Brian Irving: 

The legislative session is coming to a close, but HB 794  Voter Freedom Act is stuck in the Senate Rules Committee.  This bill was sponsored by the Free the Vote Coalition, an alliance of groups spanning the political spectrum that includes the Libertarian Party of North Carolina.… Read more ...

North Carolina Bill to Abolish State Income Tax Check-off for Political Parties Moves Ahead

From Ballot Access News, June 15th: 

On June 12, North Carolina HB 951 passed the House Finance Committee. It repeals the state income tax form check-off that asks taxpayers if they wish to send a small donation to their favorite political party. In recent years a surprisingly large number of taxpayers have chosen to send a donation to the Libertarian Party, so much so that last year, the party got $96,664.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of North Carolina State Convention to be held June 7th-9th

Millions are waking up to finding their freedoms and liberties being encroached upon and smothered by the monstrous growth of government. Many no longer feel that their government is “theirs” but has instead become an insatiable monster that looks for every opportunity to grow bigger and more powerful—with the justification, of course, that it’s all for the benefit of “We the people”.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of North Carolina: The Impossibility Trap is Coming!

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N.C. Libertarians respond to governor’s State of the State address

Nothing Gov. Pat McCrory said in his State of the State address indicates he’ll deviate from the 40 year record of both Democratic and Republican governors that’s contributed to the excessive debt, regulation and public sector bureaucracy handicapping North Carolina, said the chair of the state Libertarian Party.

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Gary Johnson At 8% in North Carolina Poll

A new poll from North Carolina-based Democratic pollster Public Policy Polling has Gary Johnson at 8%. From Tom Jensen:

In addition to looking at a straight head to head between Obama and Romney, PPP also tested a three way contest with the two of them and Gary Johnson running as a Libertarian. 

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Michael Munger Appears In “Fight of the Century” Between Hayek and Keynes

Watch the following video:

Hayek and Keynes, Round 2

Does the security guard near the beginning look familiar? If you wait for the end, you will discover that he is Michael Munger, the 2008 Libertarian nominee for Governor of North Carolina. He received 2.87% of the vote in that campaign and ensured the party maintained ballot access for the next cycle, avoiding North Carolina’s infamously expensive petition drive.… Read more ...

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 ...

Thomas Hill: The libertarian message is peace – be it and live it

by Thomas Hill

BURNET, Texas (Feb. 23) – Since I signed on as the campaign manager of the Lee Wrights for President Exploratory Committee I’ve taken some heat from some of my radical and anarchist friends in the libertarian movement, people I love and respect, for getting involved in electoral politics.… Read more ...

Discord Abounds On Libertarian National Committee

From Brian Irving:

On the heels of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina withdrawing from the Libertarian National Committee’s Region 1, the Texas Libertarian Party has directed it chair to seek the removal of the region’s representative Stewart Flood…

In December, the N.C. Libertarian executive committee voted unanimously to withdraw from the region.

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Adam Kokesh Kick-Offs Beitler Fundraiser, Friday September 17

Press release sent to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Dr. Mike Beitler, Libertarian candidate for U.S. Senate, announces that anti-war activist Adam Kokesh will be the keynote speaker at his election season kick-off event, to be held on Friday, September 17, 2010 at 7:30pm at the Greensboro Airport Marriott.

The Greensboro Airport Mariott was the location of the press conference where Beitler announced his candidacy exactly one year ago, September 17, 2009.… Read more ...

Update on Mike Beitler, Libertarian for US Senate in North Carolina

Several press releases in one post, since I did not have time to post them as they came in


Monday, September 13, 2010

Beitler express disappointment at NCAB Debate Snub

On Friday September 10, an Associated Press article confirmed that
North Carolina Association of Broadcasters would not be inviting
Libertarian Michael Beitler to their senatorial debates scheduled for
October 11 and October 21.… Read more ...