Houston Chronicle covers local Libertarians

The Houston Chronicle reports:

Libertarian officeholders across Texas include party chairman [Patrick] Dixon, a city council member in Lago Vista, as well as city council members in Anna, Springtown, Quintana and Jarrell; a member of the San Antonio River Authority; the presiding judge of the Brownsville Municipal Court; and the chairman of the Carrollton Board of Adjustment.

News coverage of Libertarian position on census

(updated March 28, 2010)

The Chicago Tribune writes:

Wes Benedict, executive director of the Libertarian Party, cited a Cato Institute report that census information was used during World War I to locate draft resistors and during World War II to round up Japanese-Americans and put them in internment camps.

LP Monday Message: Join our growing list of 263 candidates

March 15, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I gave a speech to the Libertarian Party of Maryland state convention on Saturday about how "Libertarian Candidates Make a Difference." Maryland has a nice slate of Libertarian candidates for the 2010 elections.

See our entire list of candidates sorted by state.

Travis County, Texas Libertarians nominate 18 candidates

From the Austin American-Statesman:

The Travis County Libertarian Party nominated 18 candidates for the November general election.

Brendan Kelly re-elected in New Hampshire

On Tuesday, March 9, Brendan Kelly, former state chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire, was re-elected as a selectman of the town of Seabrook. He faced three opponents in the election.

The Libertarian Party congratulates Mr. Kelly on his re-election.

Read the announcement from the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire.

Don't Steal: Brooklyn LP Rallies Against Eminent Domain Abuse

On March 11, 2010, a large protest took place in front of Freddy's Bar in Brooklyn, New York.  The gathering occured because of a blatant case of eminent domain abuse that would require a large land grab to build a new basketball arena and other residential buildings.

Please help us get ballot access!

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I need your help to get the Libertarian Party on the ballot in Illinois.

The Illinois LP has developed a great slate of candidates this year. But Illinois voters won't get the chance to vote for them unless the Illinois LP gets ballot access. To do that, the state party needs our financial help, and that's why I'm sending you this email. Please make a contribution today.

Candidate Burwell in Fort Worth paper - opposes census questionnaire

Robyn Burwell, an English professor at Abilene Christian University and Libertarian candidate for Texas State Representative, District 85, is quoted in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram:

"My position, at this point, is that the only constitutional part of it is for them to do a head count," she said. "The bottom line is, I feel like the government has been trying to find ways to get information they don't necessarily need."

Read the entire article.

LP Monday Message: 2010 St. Louis Convention Early Bird Deadline March 31

March 8, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

The Early Bird registration deadline for the 2010 Libertarian National Convention in St. Louis has been extended to March 31.

I hope you'll visit the registration page and purchase a discounted convention package today.

LP Monday Message: Upcoming Events

March 1, 2010

Dear Friend of Liberty,

I've been in Austin, Texas the last few days to attend the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance conference. It was a great event, well-attended by Libertarian activists and state chairs from around the country.

I'd like to share a schedule of some Libertarian Party conventions coming up over the next few months. Please click on the links for more information.

Saturday, March 6
LP Missouri State Convention


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