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Annual N.C. Libertarian Party State Convention Focuses on Growth, Activism

RALEIGH, NC (June 10) – Liberty in action was the theme and focus of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina annual state convention held in Flat Rock over the weekend.

J.J. Summerell, who was reelected state chair, noted that the 50 percent increase in party membership in 2012 can be attributed to the growing dissatisfaction of voters with the Republican and Democratic parties.… Read more ...

NE Pennsylvania Libertarians: Local Libertarians Elected to PA State LP Positions

News Release
For Immediate Release—May 11, 2011
NE Pennsylvania Libertarians

Contact: Lou Jasikoff at ljasikoff@gmail.com or Betsy Summers at betsy.summers@midwestvet.net

Jasikoff takes State Chair, Summers tapped for NEPA Chair

Wilkes-Barre, PA— At the annual state convention on April 30th in Franklin, the Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania elected a new slate of officers and adopted a new streamlined party platform.… Read more ...

IN: Libertarian Party of Indiana to Hold Annual Convention April 30, 2011

LAPORTE, IN – Indiana Libertarians will gather this Saturday for their annual nominating convention in LaPorte, IN. In lieu of a taxpayer-funded primary, Indiana’s third-largest party nominates candidates conventions. On April 30th, members of the party will select candidates for local races, attend training workshops, and will elect state officers for a term of two years.… Read more ...

North Carolina: Libertarians Elect State Party Officers

From an article by Brian Irving, the Raleigh Libertarian Examiner on April 18, 2011:

Matt Drew of Durham County is the new chair of the Libertarian Party of North Carolina. He was elected by a unanimous vote at the party’s annual state convention held in Hickory this weekend.

The convention re-elected the other officers: Bev Wilcox, Rockingham, vice chair; Daniel Chang,Wake, recording secretary; John Cavney, Cleveland, treasurer, and; Rick Pasotto, Mecklenberg, membership secretary.… Read more ...

Iowa: LP State Convention Set for May 7

From www.IowaFreedomReport.com:

The Libertarian Party of Iowa has announced the date and venue for their 2011 state convention.  The convention will be held on Saturday, May 7.  The Hilton Garden Inn – Des Moines/Urbandate (actually Johnston) will be the site for the 2011 state convention. The Hilton Garden Inn is located on 86th Street just North of I-35/80. … Read more ...

LP Rhode Island Media Release: 2011 Convention Announced


Contact: Christian Chirino
E-mail: chris.chirino21@gmail.com
Phone: 401-919-0121

Libertarian Party of Rhode Island 2011 State Convention:

When:  Saturday, May 14 · 2:00pm – 4:00pm
Location:  Warwick Public Library, 600 Sandy Ln., Warwick, RI

-At this meeting we will seek to:

1) Allow fellow Libertarians from around the state (and region) to meet, socialize and network.… Read more ...

Connecticut Libertarian Party Sets Annual Convention for May 7

From an announcement sent out by Dan Reale:

This year’s annual Libertarian Party of Connecticut (LPCT) annual convention will be held May 7th, in New London, at VFW Post 189 (110 Garfield Avenue, New London, CT) between 10-12 PM. We are fortunate to have former Libertarian presidential candidate and all around Constitution scholar Michael Badnarik delivering the keynote speech.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Nevada 2011 Convention Minutes draft

Attached is the convention minutes draft of the controversial and contentious Libertarian Party of Nevada 2011 Convention, courtesy of Debra Dedmon.

There were 60 delegates credentialed. The votes for officer positions:

Chair Joe Silvestri won 27-26 over Sandra Darby.

Wayne Root won Vice Chair over David Colborne, 30-25.

Kris McKinster won Secretary over David Colborne, 28-25

Mike McAuliffe won Treasurer over NOTA, 33-17

Sandra Darby won Central Regional Representative without opposition.… Read more ...

Jim Duensing running for Libertarian nomination for President of USA

Speaking on WYBS radio this morning, former Libertarian Party of Nevada and Libertarian State Leadership Alliance chair Jim Duensing confirmed that he is seeking the Libertarian nomination for President of the United States.

Duensing supporters were seen at the Libertarian Party of Nevada convention this past weekend wearing Jim Duensing for President T-Shirts.… Read more ...

Lee Wrights to attend Arizona State Libertarian Convention


Wrights to attend two Arizona libertarian events

BURNET, Texas (Jan. 26) – R. Lee Wrights, libertarian writer, activist and potential 2012 presidential candidate, will be a guest speaker at the Arizona State Libertarian Convention and attend the Nullify Now Conference in Phoenix Saturday, January 29.

The Arizona State Convention will be held from 9:15 a.m.-1:30… Read more ...

Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party state convention Sun 11/14

Via Green Party Watch:

From the Massachusetts Green-Rainbow Party:

Event Date:
Sunday, November 14, 2010 – 9:00am – 6:00pm

No matter what your current party affiliation — and especially if you aren’t enrolled in any party — we’d like to invite you to our annual State Convention to hear us out, and to find out if the party behind the candidates you support this fall could be your home.… Read more ...