Tag Archives: Ted Brown

California Libertarian Party Member Boomer Shannon Launches Write-in Campaign


California will have its primary on June 7th. There are several races where only the incumbent is on the ballot. This has inspired a write-in campaign from a long-time Libertarian activist, known to most of us as Matthew “Boomer” Shannon.

He’ll be running in the 49th Assembly district, against incumbent Edward Lau (Democrat).… Read more ...

Update on Speakers at the Libertarian Party of California’s Convention April 1 to 3


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The weekend of April 1-3 in L.A. is not to be missed!


We have put together a truly spectacular lineup of speakers for the upcoming LPC state convention, unlike LPC conventions in recent years, which focused on delegate business.  It’s got something for everyone:  not just for delegates, but for everyone who wants to be around interesting, thought-provoking luminaries – it’s even for ‘newbies’ to the liberty movement.… Read more ...

Ted Brown: Two Libertarian Events Coming Up in California

So Cal Regional Conference Jan. 23; Activist Training Feb. 12-14

Dear Jill C. Pyeatt,

Two exciting (and reasonably priced) events are coming up soon, one in Southern California and one in Northern California.  I hope you will join us.

So Cal Libertarian Party Conference – Saturday, January 23 in Santa Fe Springs:

The 7th annual So Cal conference is coming up soon – on Saturday, January 23.  

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Message from the LPC Chair – Ted Brown‏


Ted Brown

I received this email this evening.

November 20, 2016


Dear Jill C. Pyeatt,

I have a lot of good news to report!


The Libertarian Party of California state convention will be held April 1 – 3 at the Hilton at Los Angeles Airport, near LAX.  The contract has been signed, and our convention committee headed by Mark Hinkle is in the process of bringing an excellent set of speakers on board. … Read more ...

Libertarian Party of California Announces 2016 Convention

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A letter sent out by the Libertarian Party of California’s chairman, Ted Brown, included the details of the 2016 Convention. The text of the entire letter is posted below, with the convention details highlighted by this writer.

Dear Jill C. Pyeatt,

I want to keep you updated about what’s going on in the Libertarian Party of California.

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Libertarian Party of California Supports Referendum to Reverse Mandatory Vaccinations Bill Recently Signed by CA Governor

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Ted Brown, the chairman of the Libertarian Party of CA, has made this announcement on Facebook today:


Ted Brown, chairman of the Libertarian Party of California, has announced that our state party will be endorsing the referendum to overturn the mandatory vaccination law which was recently passed in CA.  Said Mr.… Read more ...

Introducing the New Executive Committee of the Libertarian Party of California

Here are the members of the new Executive Committee of the Libertarian Party of California. They were voted into office at the 2015 convention, held in Las Vegas, NV on May 31, 2015.

All photos are by Alan Pyeatt.


Ted Brown

Ted has been involved with the Libertarian Party for over 30 years.… Read more ...

Ted Brown Announces He’s Running for Chairman, Libertarian Party of California

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Dear Fellow Libertarians,

I have decided to run for Chair of the Libertarian Party of California. The state convention will be held on Sunday, May 31, in Las Vegas, Nevada. I urge you to attend and to support my candidacy.

The California LP has fallen on hard times over the last few years.… Read more ...

Ted Brown of CA Libertarian Party Writes Letter to Editor About Top-Two

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Ted Brown, long-time Libertarian activist, had a letter posted in the Los Angeles Times today. Mr. Brown was chairman of the Libertarian Party of CA in the eighties, and has held several other leadership postions in California since then.

Re: “Too early to tell on top two?” Editorial, Feb. 10:

Your editorial fails to mention how top-two voting under Proposition 14 virtually eliminates alternative parties from the general election ballot.… Read more ...

CA SOS Releases Certified List of Candidates; CA LP Sees Opportunity for Write-ins


The Secretary of State of California has released the Certified List of Candidates for the June 3 2014 primary election. There are only six Libertarians listed:

Attorney General – Jonathan Jaech
CD 7 – Art Tuma
CD 25 – David Koster Bruce
CD 33 – Mark Matthew Herd
CD 51 – Michael Benoit
AD 8 – Janice Bonser

Here is the document:

Certified List of Candidates for June 3, 2014 Statewide Primary Election

Ted Brown, a long-time activist and former state chairman for the CA LP, has noticed that there are 21 spots in the state with only one person running.… Read more ...