Tag Archives: Tim Reeves

George Phillies: Massachusetts Stand on Oregon Issue


The long history of this saga has been documented extensively on IPR. The reader looking for some history can start here and here.

Esteemed Colleagues!

As a state chair of an affiliated state party, I have a direct interest
in how affiliation issues are handled.

Years ago, the LNC Executive Decision came to conclusions about the
Oregon affiliate, based on the facts available to them at that time.… Read more ...

LP Judicial Committee Meets Tomorrow to Reconsider Prior JC Decision re Oregon Affiliate; Carling Will Not Recuse Himself

LP Oregon

The Libertarian Party’s Judicial Committee meets tomorrow in a virtual meeting to discuss whether they will overturn the prior Judicial Committee’s decision from 2011 regarding the ongoing, complicated matter of who the legitimate affiliate for the Oregon LP is.

IPR has written at length about the dispute, and the reader can learn about the 2011 events from this article.Read more ...

OR: LPO Convention Elects New Chair, Replacing Reeves

From a release by the LPOregon (not the group recognized by the Secretary of State or LPHQ):

Despite all of the internal issues with which the LPO has had to contend in recent years, members gathered at Pendleton’s Red Lion hotel on March 21st for the LPO’s 2015 Annual Business Convention.… Read more ...

“PROJECT GROUNDSWELL” – Press Release from Oregon PAC 16869 (DBA “The Libertarian Party of Oregon”)


05 December 2014, DATELINE: PORTLAND OR

IPR received the following media release from Mr. Reeves earlier this evening.

“While issues around the leadership and governance of the LPO remain unresolved, the Libertarian Party of Oregon, as led by the so-called “Reeves” group of officers operating under governing documents approved by members in properly noticed conventions (ED NOTE: This organization is, “currently registered with the Oregon Secretary of State as PAC #16869.”  … Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Oregon Disputes Claim They Have Endorsed Republican Candidate Jason Yates

Jason Yates


Libertarian Party of Oregon Admonishes Jason Yates; Accuses Him of Fraud for Claiming False and Misleading Endorsement

Wilsonville, Ore – September 25th, 2014 — The Libertarian Party of Oregon (LPO) State Committee voted yesterday to admonish Jason Yates, Republican Candidate for US Congressional District 1, and accuse him of fraud for making false and misleading claims that he is endorsed by the Libertarian Party of Oregon.

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Oregon Secretary of State and LPO Respond to Filing of Candidates by Reeves Group

Danger Drama alert

Posted to the Libertarian Party of Oregon’s Facebook page
August 27, 2014


Republican Congressional Candidates Submit False Filings; Attempt to Obtain Libertarian Party Nominations By Deception

Wilsonville, Ore – August 27th, 2014 — The Libertarian Party of Oregon(LPO) has learned that US Congressional candidates Jason Yates, Republican, District 1, and James Buchal, Republican, District 3, submitted false certificates of nomination to the Oregon Secretary of State’s office.

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Aaron Starr Revealed to be Primary Source of Funding for Oregon LP’s Lawsuit

Aaron Starr

Wes Wagner has learned the sources of funding for the lawsuit against the Libertarian Party of Oregon’s leadership. Through a search for the Libertarian Party of Oregon on the Oregon Secretary of State’s site, it is revealed that Aaron Starr, who is not a resident of that state, has contributed almost $100,000 to the Libertarian Party of Oregon.… Read more ...

Lawyer for Wagner Group Sends Letter to SOS Re: Tyler Smith’s Letter Claiming Reeves Group is the Official LPO


The lawyer for the Libertarian Party of Oregon, C. Robert Steringer, has sent a letter to the Secretary of State of that state refuting Tyler Smith’s letter to the SOS, which was dated 2-19-2014. In the Smith letter, Tyler Smith asks the Secretary of State to recognize Tim Reeves and his group as the official leaders of the LPO.… Read more ...

Reeves Group’s Attorney Writes Oregon SOS Still Insisting They Are the Official Libertarian Party of Oregon

Here is the first page of a document sent to the Secretary of State of Oregon. As you can see, Tyler Smith, the attorney for the group headed by Tim Reeves and Richard P. Burke have written to the Secretary of State of that state. In it, they are insisting that they are the “official” Libertarian Party of Oregon, and are asking her to accept that.… Read more ...

“Official” Libertarian Party of Oregon Website Relaunches

Tim Reeves

The website at http://lporegon.net

which was up briefly earlier this year and then deleted following a request from the Libertarian Party of Oregon which is recognized by the State of Oregon, has been relaunched and states that it is,

“The official website of the Libertarian Party of Oregon (LPO).”

The contact page contains information for only one individual as follows,

“You can contact Tim Reeves, pictured above, by emailing chair@lporegon.net.… Read more ...

Members of the LSLA Discuss Who Should be Listed as The Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Oregon

For the second time this month, The Libertarian State Leadership Alliance (LSLA) has put on its agenda for their telephone conference discussion of the leadership of the Libertarian Party of Oregon. For the second time, it appears, there was no discussion of it. The issue is that the LSLA lists Tim Reeves as the chairman of the Libertarian of Oregon, but the Libertarian National Committe and the Secretary of State of Oregon list Wes Wagner.… Read more ...