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Mark Axinn of Libertarian Party of New York Quoted in Article Acknowledging Lack of Police Activity in NYC, Corresponding Lack of Chaos

Danger Police in Area

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Posted to USNews
December 31, 2014

Written by Steven Nelson

In an apparent response to large anti-police protests and the shooting deaths of two patrolmen, New York City cops are making fewer arrests and writing fewer citations.

The steep drops are fantastic news in the eyes of local libertarians, who believe police should seldom hassle citizens over minor offenses.… Read more ...

Update on Libertarian Party of New York Candidates

Mark Axinn, the chairman of the Libertarian Party of New York, had this to say in a comment on IPR’s October Open Thread October 2:

The New York Board of Elections has certified the ballot. The statewide (non-federal offices) candidates are listed here .

Michael McDermott

We are listed for the four statewide races and the 5th SD (Gigi Bowman) and 37th (John Kevin Wilson) and 139th (Mark Glogowski) ADs.

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Republicans in New York File Challenges to Keep Libertarian Candidates Off Ballot

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Taking lessons apparently from Republicans in Illinois , Ohio , and Oregon , several Republicans in New York have filed challenges to some of the candidates’ petitions in order to keep Libertarians off the ballot.

Date: Wed, Sep 3, 2014 at 9:12 AM

Subject: New Yorkers file 35,000 signatures for fourteen Libertarian candidates–Too Much for the Republicans

To: LP-State Chairs , LP_8new
Cc: Wes Benedict , Carla Howell , Bob Johnston , Eric Dixon

The Republican lobbyist who filed a general challenge to the New York Libertarian Party statewide slate has failed to perfect his challenge, meaning that Michael McDermott, Chris Edes, John Clifton and Carl Person are on the ballot for Governor, Lt.

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Mark Axinn: 30,000 New Yorkers Support Libertarians on the Ballot

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LPNY Governor Candidate Mike McDermott with 3200 pages of petition

Libertarian Party of New York

P.O. Box 728, Bellport, NY 11713

30,000 New Yorkers Support Libertarians on the Ballot

Media Contact: Mark N. Axinn

212.753.5599, markaxinn@hotmail.com


Albany, NY (August 20, 2014)—The Libertarian Party of New York submitted over 30,000 signaturesTuesday to afford New Yorkers an alternative to the failed policies of the two major parties.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of New York’s Convention Will be April 26, 2014

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The Libertarian Party of New York will have its convention tomorrow. Following is a notice and a schedule for the event.

2014 LPNY Convention Notice

2014 LPNY Convention Schedule

Also, this article can be used as an open thread for reports of how the convention is going. Thanks to Mark Axinn for providing this information to IPR.… Read more ...

Alex Merced Of LPNY Makes Video About Ballot Access

This video was sent to IPR by Mark Axinn, State Chair of the Libertarian Party of New York.  The video was made by Alex Merced.

The New York Libertarian Party must get 50,000 votes or more for Gubernatorial candidate in 2014, if it does it will have statewide ballot access. This will allow the Libertarian Party to hold Democrats and Republicans allowable in every race around the state while providing New Yorkers an alternative.

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NYC Libertarians Submit 5000 Petition Signatures; Will Run 8 Candidates in November Election

From Mark Axinn, Libertarian Party of New York chair, August 26, 2013: 

The Manhattan, Brooklyn and Staten Island LP chapters pulled together to get a record eight candidates on the ballot as Libertarians for various local offices throughout the nation’s largest city this November.

As the LP does not have ballot status in New York, it was necessary for every candidate to submit independent petition signatures, ranging from 3750 signatures to run for the Mayor, Comptroller and Public Advocate (a real do-nothing job), to 450 in a local city council district to run for its councilmember.Read more ...

Court Decision Reached In Case of Libertarian Candidate Randy Credico vs. NY State Board of Elections

From: Mark Axinn
Date: Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 5:08 PM
Subject: Deision in Credico v. NY State Board of Elections
To: Paulie Frankel and others

Attached is an important victory due to hard work of Gary Donoyan, attorney for plaintiffs Randy Credico, candidate for Senate in 2010 of two independent bodies (LPNY and Anti-Prohibition Party), myself as Chair of LPNY, Andrew Miller as Chair of APP, and an independent voter.
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Joanne Naughton of LEAP addresses the LPNY 2013 Convention on the drug war

Joanne Naughton is a member of Law Enforcement Against Prohibition (LEAP). (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Law_Enforcement_Against_Prohibition) . The Libertarian Party of New York (LPNY) state convention was held on April 22nd. Naugton spoke about the why she and her organization believe the War on Drugs is a dangerous failure that needs to end.  Note that there is a two minute introduction from LPNY chair Mark Axinn, and that the volume is much better for Naughton than it is for Axinn.… Read more ...

Jason Sorens of Free State Project Speaks at New York Libertarian Party Convention

Jason Sorens, Founder of the Free State Project and Assistant Professor at SUNY Buffalo,
Spoke to the NY LIbertarian Party Convention.

Speech starts after LPNY introduction, by LPNY Chair Mark Axinn @ 7:00  minutes in.

April 27, 2013, at the Rhinecliff Hotel, Rhinecliff NY

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Karen Straughan’s Presentation at Libertarian Party of New York Convention

Here is Karen Straughan’s (of the GirlWritesWhat YouTube channel) speech at the Libertarian Party of New York (LPNY) state convention on April 27th. She talks about gender politics from a pro-liberty perspective, per the introduction by LPNY chair Mark Axinn.

If you prefer to read the speech, it is available here:

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