I’m Wes Benedict, executive director of the Libertarian Party. Libertarians want to make America more prosperous, friendlier, and fairer for everyone, and we think we can deliver that with free markets, civil liberties, and peace. Libertarians welcome both good conservatives and good liberals. We welcome people of faith who are motivated by love, who use […]
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Wes Benedict, Executive Director Libertarian National Committee Wes Benedict, formerly from Texas, has returned to the national LP headquarters to resume his previous position as executive director for the Libertarian National Committee. His focus is on fundraising, LNC project oversight, and general management. Carla Howell, who served as executive director from December 2011 through July […]
Dear Friend of Liberty, Wes Benedict has resigned from his position as Executive Director of the Libertarian National Committee to move back to his original home state of Louisiana where he’s getting married at the end of this month. We wish him every happiness in this new chapter of his life. On behalf of everyone […]
Watch last week’s interview of LP executive director Wes Benedict.
Given at "The Stripping of Freedom: A Careful Scan of TSA Security Procedures"January 6, 2011Carnegie Institute for Sciences, 1530 P Street NW, Washington, DCI’d like to thank the Electronic Privacy Information Center for putting together this conference and for pulling together a diverse group of panelists. My name is Wes Benedict. I’m the Executive Director […]
On January 6th, Wes Benedict will be participating in a panel discussion on the TSA’s new security procedures. The conference is sponsored by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC), and is titled "The Stripping of Freedom: A Careful Scan of TSA Security Procedures." You can watch the event live here
LP Executive Director Wes Benedict was interviewed recently by Truthout about the role of the Libertarian Party. Wes Benedict, executive director of the Washington, DC-based Libertarian Party, says the Libertarian anti-war ticket is essential to kindling interest from both sides of the aisle. According to Benedict, the Libertarian Party has filled the vacuum on both […]
On September 15, LP Executive Director Wes Benedict was interviewed by the Stop Taxing Us blog about his recent warning to tea partiers. You can find the interview here.
Libertarian candidate Travis Irvine, running for Congress in Ohio, has made several campaign videos. This one features LP executive director Wes Benedict: Click here for the YouTube page.
On February 4, LP Executive Director Wes Benedict appeared on FOX’s Freedom Watch with Judge Andrew Napolitano. Benedict talked about libertarianism and the Libertarian Party.
The political news site Politico.com suggests that "Gary Johnson emerges as the next Ron Paul." Johnson is a former New Mexico governor. The story quotes LP Executive Director Wes Benedict: What seems clear is that for now Johnson has no plan to leave the GOP. He resisted a draft effort from the Libertarian Party leading […]
From the desk of Wes Benedict: Dear Friend of Liberty, I am excited and honored to have been hired as the new Executive Director of the Libertarian Party at our headquarters in Washington, DC.