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Rachel Hawkridge Replaced on LP National Committee

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 ...

Rachel Hawkridge Removed from Libertarian National Convention Oversight, Alleges It Was Unjust

H/T George Phillies; text version is at Gold America Group. The short version is that Rachel Hawkridge says she was unjustly purged from the Libertarian National Convention Oversight Committee. The attachment details her case for anyone who wants the long version: Convention Defense.

Some prior discussion of this issue already took place in the election predictions thread.… Read more ...

Rachel Hawkridge: ‘The new Libertarian test – how will you score?’

Posted by Rachel Hawkridge at LP blog on October 3:


Who has one of the year’s best political ads for third party and independent candidates (so far)?   
     See "Most Aggressive Challenge to a Major Party Rival"


Who is Florida’s first Libertarian Senate candidate?

  1. Rachel Hawkridge   
  2. Arianna Halgren      
  3. Alex Snitker    


Who will be in a U.S.… Read more ...

Wahington State Libertarian Party Chair Rachel Hawkridge condemns drug agents for seizing marijuana legalization petitions

Steven Elliott reports in Toke of the Town

​​Washington drug agents have illegally seized signed petitions for marijuana legalization, according to organizers of ballot initiative I-1068.

Marijuana advocacy group Sensible Washington says it has learned that a dozen signed copies of the marijuana legalization initiative for Washington State of which it is the sponsor, were seized last week by the federally-funded WestNET drug task force.

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George Phillies responds to Chris Barber’s letter

Originally posted at Gold America Group:

Of course, last minute attack letters are the stuff of politics. You learn to live with them. And now I have received mine. (Actually, I did not receive mine. I have not received a copy.) Remember, there will always be reasons for not surfacing the attack until the last minute, and most of those reasons are subject to question.… Read more ...

Rachel Hawkridge responds to Chris Barber’s letter about George Phillies

Email from LNC Region 7 Rep Rachel Hawkridge to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

In the Spring of 2009, I became aware that there were inconsistencies between the the FEC filings of the Barr campaign and the LNC.

The Barr campaign had reported a $10,000 contribution from the LNC, and the LNC had not reported it.… Read more ...