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John Wayne Smith Dies

John Wayne Smith

According to Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) Region 6 Representative Vicki Kirkland, former Florida gubernatorial candidate and LPF Vice-Chairman John Wayne Smith has died.  He was 69.

In an e-mail to the LNC, Kirkland reports:

John had been dealing with cancer for several years and went into the hospital in August for an operation.

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Report from Region 2 of Libertarian National Committee; Updated with Regions 3 and 6

Here is another region report, which was prepared for the quarterly meeting of the Libertarian National Committee, which is meeting this weekend in Alexandria, Virginia. It is for Region 2, which is comprised of Florida, Georgia, and Tennessee. The report is from Vicki Kirkland.


Here is Region 3, written by Sam Goldstein.… Read more ...

Alexander Snitker of Libertarian Party of Florida Responds to IPR’s Conversation of September 14

This was sent to me by Mr. Snitker for the purpose of posting here on IPR

Regarding the Conversation between myself, John Wayne Smith, Vicki Kirkland and David Hester on September 14th 2013.

My name is Alexander Snitker and I am the Vice Chairman of the Libertarian Party of Florida. This letter is being written to fully explain a conversation that took place on September 14th 2013.… Read more ...

Libertarian Party of Florida Chair Says LP Regional Representative Vicki Kirkland May Be Removed

Vicki Kirkland

Submitted to IPR by a Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF) member, September 2nd: 

A confidential informant on the EC (who’s identity I can reveal under the condition of keeping his name out of it) shared this post on the private FL EC Facebook, posted by Dana Moxley Cummings:

There is an issue that keeps rearing it’s head around every corner that needs to be addressed.… Read more ...

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 ...

Florida Libertarians join statewide protest against red light cameras

Karl Dickey at the Examiner:

The Libertarian Party of Florida (LPF), the National Motorists Association (NMA) and the Florida Civil Rights Association are jointly participating in a statewide protest this Saturday to raise awareness of the negative effects of red light cameras on driver’s safety and to support State Seantor Rene Garcia’s bill SB672 and the related bill in the Florida House H4087 put forth by Representative Corcoran to repeal red light cameras in the Florida.… Read more ...

LP of Florida Resolution in support of Dallas for national convention

Email from Vicki Kirkland, LP of Florida Chair:

The Libertarian Party of Florida voted on their Sunday night, November 14th State Executive Committee phone conference to endorse Dallas, Texas as the site for the 2012 Naional Convention. The vote was unanimous.

See previous discussion here.

The issue will be decided at this weekend’s LNC meeting.… Read more ...

LP of Florida says LNC, LNCC should boot Wayne Root

Karl Dickey at The Examiner and Liberty for All:

During a regular meeting of the Libertarian Party of Florida’s Executive Committee last night, they created a resolution (found below) to repudiate recent comments made by Libertarian National Congressional Committee chairman Wayne Allyn Root and suggested his removal from any leadership position within the Libertarian Party.

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Update on Florida Tea Party candidate Peg Dunmire: debate, endorsements from Libertarian and Conservative Parties

Emailed to contact.ipr@gmail.com:

Candidates in Crucial Race for Florida’s 8th Congressional District to Meet for Debate on Oct. 27

“Showdown on the I-4 Corridor” will be last chance to see candidates in joint appearance before election

Orlando, Fla. (Oct. 8, 2010) – Candidates in the hotly contested race for Florida’s 8th Congressional District seat will meet in a debate on Oct.… Read more ...