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LP Political Director Carla Howell interviewed on CCTV

Carla Howell speaking during panel discussion with another expert in studio on "Heat" program on CCTV network (photo)Libertarian National Committee Political Director Carla Howell was interviewed last week on “The Heat,” hosted by Anand Naidoo on CCTV, a 24-hour English news channel, about non-establishment parties and the obstacles they f

Libertarians Working For You show, with Jeffrey Ragas on foreign policy

ImageWednesday's episode (10/14/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guest Jeffrey Ragas, member of the Plaquemines Parish Executive Board of the Louisiana LP.

Click here to listen.

Washington Times contrasts LP frugality with Obama's taxpayer-funded vacations

ImageJennifer Harper of the Washington Times mentions this weekend's training session in today's (10/16/15) "Inside The Beltway" column.

She also compares the cost of the training and the frugality of Libertarians with the expenses of President Barack Obama, whose travel costs for fundraisers and golf vacations in Februrary and March alone cost taxpayers over $4 million.

U.S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear California Minor Party Lawsuit Against Top-Two

On October 13, the U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear Rubin v Padilla, 15-135, the minor party lawsuit that charges the top-two system, now in effect in California and Washington, violates voting rights in the general election.

Top-two requires all candidates to be placed on the primary election ballots. Only the top two finishers may appear on the general election ballot.

2016 State Conventions

Below is a schedule of Libertarian state conventions in 2016. Click on the state to get more information. Not all states have conventions every year. Many states have not scheduled their conventions yet. Updates will be posted as they become available.

Saturday, January 23

Libertarians are not Republicans: an LP leader's interview with MinnPost

S. L. Malleck
S. L. Malleck

Minnesota Libertarian Party vice-chair S. L. Malleck was interviewed last week on MinnPost, an online news publication.

LEGALIZE FREEDOM winner of 2016 convention theme contest

LEGALIZE FREEDOM won, with $460 raised. Thanks to all who participated. 

Libertarians Working For You show, with Carla Howell and Nicholas Sarwark on the benefits of cutting government

ImageWednesday's episode (10/7/2015) of Libertarians Working For You hosted by Arvin Vohra is now available online, with guests Carla Howell, Political Director of the Libertarian National Committee, and Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the Libertarian National Committee.

Sputnik News Features LP Chair Sarwark on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Nicholas Sarwark

Nicholas Sarwark, Chair of the Libertarian Party, expressed strong reservations about the nature of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement.  TPP is the just-concluded mega-regional trade deal that now heads to Congress for an up-or-down vote.

Gallup Poll: Informed Americans Rate Both Parties in Congress Worse

A Gallup poll shows that the more Americans know about government, the more they disapprove of the Democrats and Republicans in charge.


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