Help choose theme for 2016 convention

Our Convention Committee wants your help selecting a theme for the 2016 Libertarian National Convention. We're also raising funds to cover some early expenses in preparation for the convention.

Help choose the convention theme and provide early funds by clicking on the theme that you like the most, and by making a donation in support of that theme.


Maine Libertarian Party Registration Drive Seems Likely to Succeed

Richard Winger of Ballot Access News reported today (10/5/15) that the registration drive to get the Libertarian Party on the ballot in Maine looks like it will be successful.

Maine requires a group that wishes to become a qualified party to obtain 5,000 registered members. This requirement was created in 2013, and replaced the old, very difficult 5% petition that had been in the law starting in 1976.

Libertarians Working For You show, with Wendy Adams on education, and Dr. Mary Ruwart on the FDA

ImageToday's episode (9/30/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guests Wendy Adams, Executive Director of the Orleans Parish, Louisiana LP, and Dr.

Washington Times article on the Libertarian and Green Party lawsuit

ImageJennifer Harper of the Washington Times reported yesterday (9/29/15) on the Libertarian and Green Party lawsuit against the Presidential Debate Commission.

Click here to read the article.

Reason Magazine blogs the arguments for the LP's lawsuit against the Presidential Debate Commission

ImageBrian Doherty of Reason Magazine blogged yesterday on the Libertarian Party's lawsuit for getting into the Presidential debates, and the arguments for why the LP is suing the Presidential Debate Commission.

"Among other goals (mostly involving compensation for damages alleged), the suit seeks to eliminate the "getting 15 percent in a national poll" criteria for debate access, and to dissolve the CPD itself."

Washington Post: Libertarians, Greens ready lawsuit against CPD

National political correspondent David Weigel wrote an article in the Washington Post yesterday about the Libertarian and Green Parties' upcoming filing of a lawsuit against the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD), using a new legal argument:

CPD Offers Token Response Under Pressure to Open Presidential Debates

In response to public pressure, the Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) may soon lower the polling threshold from 15% to 10% for inclusion in next year’s final presidential debates according to Presidential Debate News published by Level the Playing Field.

“Don't be fooled” it warns, noting that the new rule would ensure that independents will remain excluded.

Libertarians Working For You Show on education with Jason France, and on immigration

ImageToday's episode (9/23/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guest Jason France, candidate for the Louisiana Board of Elementary and Secondary Education district 6.

Click here to listen.

Presidential debate at the Massachusetts LP convention

ImageThe Massachusetts Libertarian Party will have a live Presidential debate -- the first live, in-person debate for our party this campaign cycle -- on October 17, as part of their state convention. The convention will be in Worcester, Massachusetts. The debate will be at 11AM. 


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