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Libertarian Party of Ohio endorses Ohio Liberty Amendments

From LPO.org

Monday, 02 September 2013 11:35 | PDF | print | email

Ohio Cannabis Rights Amendment supported, joins Freedom to Marry and Ohio Workplace Freedom as party goals

COLUMBUS—The Libertarian Party of Ohio Monday announces its endorsement the Ohio Cannabis Rights Amendment, which will allow Ohio voters in 2014 to re-legalize both the use of marijuana for therapeutic purposes and the use of industrial hemp.The

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Libertarian Party of Ohio Appoints Ballot Access Committee Chair

LPO Appoints Ballot Access Committee Chair

Friday, 05 July 2013 12:47 |

COLUMBUS—Political Director Robert Bridges has appointed Michael Johnston chair of the ballot access committee for the Libertarian Party of Ohio. Johnston has been active with the party since 2007, holding numerous roles including treasurer, executive committee vice chair, central committee vice chair, Franklin County executive committee chair, political pirector, IT Director, and LSLA chair.

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Updates from the Franklin County, Ohio Libertarian Party

From the Franklin County, Ohio Libertarian Party website:
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Libertarian Party of Ohio: Libertarians Show Pride on Freedom to Marry

Published June 28, 2013 on the Libertarian Party of Ohio website:

COLUMBUS—Libertarians from across Ohio showed their pride during Stonewall Columbus Pride Saturday, June 22.

The Franklin County Libertarian Party (FCLP) and members from the Libertarian Party of Ohio (LPO), one waving a Gadsden flag on a rainbow background, walked alongside the FCLP float decorated in balloons, streamers and messages about the civil liberties the Libertarian Party aims to protect.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Arkansas and Ohio State Conventions Held This Weekend

Forwarded from the State Chairs email list:

The LPAR had a very successful convention yesterday in Little Rock.

We elected a new Executive Committee to serve for the next two years. After much though, I made the very difficult decision to step down as Chairman and take over the role of Secretary in our party, primarily due to the time constraints of my career and the fact that the Secretary position is easily our weakest.… Read more ...

Gary Johnson Says Ohio Is Best Organized LP Affiliate In Nation

Thanks to Brad Lowry for sending in this information – KL. 


This link should bring you exactly to the point in the video, if not, jump to 53m49s.

“We had the pleasure of meeting you at the Libertarian Party convention in Columbus, Ohio.”
Gary: “Ahh, very good. I think Ohio has the best organized Libertarian Party in the country.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party Of Ohio Hosts Gary Johnson, Judge Jim Gray, And State Conference

Support your LPO!

Live Free Tour April 1 Miami University
Join Gov. Gary Johnson and Judge Jim Gray atMiami University, Monday, April 1.   When: Monday, April 1, 2013
Where: Farmer School of Business, Miami University
Doors open: 6 p.m. 
Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.
Cost: Free and open to the public
Sponsor: Young Americans for Liberty
Taylor Auditorium
800 East High Street
Oxford, Ohio 45056


Post Rally Party


After the Live Free festivities, join us for a informal gathering with Gov.

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Wayne Root’s Interview on Willie Cunningham Show

Wayne Root was interviewed Tuesday on the Willie Cunningham Show on WLW 700 AM,  Cincinnati, a 50,000 watt clear frequency station, the largest station in Ohio and the Tri-State of Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana.

Some examples of reactions from Libertarian Party of Ohio’s membership:

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Ohio Legislature Attempts to File Appeal in Libertarian Party Ballot Access Case

Ballot Access News:

On October 7, the very last day for an appeal to be filed in Libertarian Party of Ohio v Husted, the Ohio legislature filed papers to intervene in the case, and to appeal to the 6th circuit. The Secretary of State doesn’t want to appeal, but the legislature does.… Read more ...

UPDATED: Ohio: General Assembly violates US Constitution

UPDATE: Added explanatory material:

The Ohio House passed a version that would require petitioning at 1% of the most recent vote for governor or president to be submitted by 90 days before a primary election.  The Ohio Senate passed a version that would require petitioning at 1/4% of the most recent vote for governor or president to be submitted by 100 days before a primary election and an additional 1/4% by 90 days before a primary election.

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Ohio: LP Member Appointed to Perrysburg City Council

From an email to IPR by LPOH chairman Kevin Knedler:

May 17, 2011 — The Libertarian Party of Ohio is pleased to announce that LP member Todd Grayson has been appointed to the city council of Perrysburg, OH (in NW Ohio, near Toledo).  He will be sworn in on Tuesday, May 31.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Ohio on their progress

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:


Republicans won the 2010 mid-term elections based primarily on a huge resurgence of public interest in Libertarian platforms of smaller government involvement and common sense fiscal conservatism. While the tidal wave of Republican enthusiasm has swept the GOP back into power, they weren’t the only party to make significant gains on Tuesday, states the Libertarian Party of Ohio’s Political Director Michael Johnston.… Read more ...