The Libertarian Party of Colorado state convention was held on May 17-19th, 2013 in Aurora in conjunction with the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) annual conference. From the Libertarian Party of Colorado:
LNC Chairman Geoffrey Neale and LNC Executive Director Carla Howell both spoke, as well as former LPCO Chairman Penn Pfiffner, who gave the Keynote speech on Saturday.
Message from Jeff Daiell circulated through various yahoo and facebook groups etc, concerning this upcoming weekend’s Texas Libertarian convention:
Friends, Texans, Libertarians,
Pat Dixon has been accomplishing a great deal on behalf of the Libertarian Party since successfully chairing the 2004 Ballot Access Committee . Tom Glass (who ran the failed 1984 ballot access effort) abandoned the Libertarian Party years ago, becoming a financial contributor to Establishment Republicans and the Texas GOP itself.… Read more ...
Friday, Rachel Hawkridge announced her resignation from the Libertarian National Committee and the Libertarian Party. Ms. Hawkridge did not appear at the LNC’s April meeting in Washington, D.C. She last attended the organization’s November meeting in New Orleans.
Ms. Hawkridge had also been serving as Chair of the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA).… Read more ...
HB 418 imposes new fees on third parties and independents
Last Monday, the Libertarian Party of Texas testified before the Texas legislature’s elections committee against HB 418. This bill would impose prohibitive filing fees on competitors to the Republicans and Democrats (such as Libertarians, other third parties, and independents).… Read more ...
In comments on my last update about the process to fill two At Large Rep vacancies on the Libertarian National Committee caused by the death of David Nolan (RIP) and the resignation of former Treasurer James Oaksun, whom former At Large Rep Bil Redpath was appointed to replace, LNC regional rep Daniel Wiener wrote:
There is no official list of applicants for the two LNC vacancies, nor is there any official procedure.
Following up on prior reports (see here and here):
I will not name my source unless he/she wants to step forward, but this is from a member of the LNC. -Paulie
1) Redpath’s motion did not have support. According to George Phillies, that motion was: “We move to appoint Rebecca Sink-Burris and John Jay Myers as At-Large Representatives to the Libertarian National Committee for the remainder of the 2010-2012 term.” This does not mean that they won’t necessarily be the people chosen, just that the committee is not ready to decide now without considering other people first.… Read more ...