Tag Archives: Rob Power

Libertarian Party Secretary and Treasurer Election Results

The Secretary race at the Libertarian Party National Convention was between Rob Power of California and Alicia Mattson of Tennessee. Outgoing Secretary Bob Sullentrup endorsed Mattson. The final results were:

Rob Power: 194 (42.27%)
Alicia Mattson: 265 (57.73%)

The Treasurer’s election was conducted after the Secretary’s race, which pitted James Oaksun of Maine against Aaron Starr of California.… Read more ...

Nominations and Seconds for Chair Candidates

The nomination process for chair candidates is their last chance to speak to delegates and to have proxies speak about them to delegates. The speeches occurred in random order.

Wayne Root was nominated first, by Indianapolis City Councilman Ed Coleman of Indiana, the Libertarian Party’s highest elected official currently. He said that Root was “the spark” the Libertarian Party needed.… Read more ...

Rob Power: ‘What happens to the Platform Committee’s minority report?’

Posted by Rob Power at LibertyForAll.Net. Link to full piece at the end. Rob Power is the New Path candidate for Secretary of the LNC and serves on the Libertarian Party Platform Committee.



If there’s any committee more politicized than the Texas textbook and curriculum committee, it’s the Libertarian Party’s Platform Committee.… Read more ...

Libertarian National Committee races

National Chair: Bill Redpath, incumbent, not seeking reelection, although he may run for a different position on the LNC.

Known candidates: Wayne Root
Mark Hinkle (1, 2)

George Phillies (1, 2)
Ernest Hancock: I’ve not found an article, but I saw an email response from him on a yahoo group (can’t remember exactly where or when) that “of course” he would run for LNC chair in 2010.… Read more ...

Libertarian Platform Committee Recommends Modest Changes

img_1523_croppedThe 2010 Libertarian Party Platform Committee met in Las Vegas on Dec. 12-13 and adopted a relatively modest set of 24 recommendations to the current “greatest hits” platform that the LP assembled in 2008 from language chosen from nine previous LP platforms.  That complete overhaul in 2008 came on the heels of a revolt by the delegates to the 2006 Portland convention, in which they deleted 46 out of the 61 planks of the 2004 platform and left the platform with massive holes necessitating the 2008 reconstruction.… Read more ...

Outright Libertarians responds to LPCA Domestic Partnership Initiative endorsement

Noting the federal government’s lack of recognition for civil domestic partnerships, Outright Libertarians has issued a press release highlighting the social consequences, and price tag, of the proposed Domestic Partnership Initiative recently endorsed by the Libertarian Party of California:

“The federal government does not recognize ‘domestic partnerships’ in federal law, through both legal precedent and statutes including the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA),” noted Outright Libertarians’ National Chair, Rob Power.

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