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Libertarians stand alone with voters against Senate plan

WASHINGTON, D.C. – America’s third largest party tonight urged Senate Republicans and Democrats to scrap their joint plans for a $780 billion package of wealth transfers and expanded government spending.

Missouri to get two more elected Libertarians

Missouri is already assured of two local election victories in April, state chair Glenn Neilsen reports.

Mike Ferguson is running unopposed for a seat on the Grandview City Council, assuring the LP of yet another elected official.

NC Libertarians propose 'Liberty Agenda'

RALEIGH, NC — The North Carolina General Assembly should focus on annexation, public education, open elections, and corporate welfare during the upcoming session, the Libertarian Party of North Carolina said today in announcing The Liberty Agenda for North Carolina.

“These are the major challenges facing the people of North Carolina, because they address fundamental rights,” said Barbara Howe, state party chair. During the 2008 campaign, gubernatorial candidate Mike Munger and several legislative candidates promoted this agenda.

Sundwall files to run in special congressional election

New York state Libertarian Party chair Eric Sundwall has filed a campaign committee to enter the special election for the 20th Congressional District seat vacated by Senator Kirsten Gillibrand.

“We actually feel that given this particular election, if there is a low turnout, strange things can happen,” Sundwall, who plans to formally announce his candidacy next week, told the Glen Falls Post-Star.

To get on the ballot, Sundwall will need to collect 3,500 signatures within 12 days of Gov. David Paterson scheduling the special election.

Libertarian Party of Washington State Convention scheduled March 28

The Libertarian Party of Washington will hold its state convention Sat., Mar. 28, at the Hilton Garden Inn in Issaquah.  The convention opens at 9:00 a.m., with the business session beginning at 10:00 a.m.

The convention will select a new Executive Committee, workshops on grassroots organizing, social media and communication Libertarian solutions.

Scheduled speakers include former Libertarian National Committee Chairman Dr. Jim Lark and Nirvana bassist and co-founder, and current chair of Fair Vote, Krist Novosleic.

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