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Brandon Phinney

NH Rep. Brandon Phinney switches to Libertarian Party

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 27, 2017 CONCORD, N.H. – Rep. Brandon Phinney (Strafford 24), formerly a member of the Republican Party, announced today on the State House steps he is changing his party affiliation to Libertarian. For the third time this year, a sitting state legislator has left his party and joined the LP. Rep. Caleb Q. […]

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Libertarian Gary St. Fleur rattling cages in Scranton mayoral race

A banner promoting Gary St. Fleur for Mayor deployed in Scranton, Pa. Gary St. Fleur, chair of the Lackawanna County LP, who has been working to bring runaway taxes, spending, and high debt under control in Scranton, Pennsylvania, is now running for mayor on the Libertarian ticket. St. Fleur has spearheaded several projects—including a blog called […]

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Michelle Darnell

Michelle Darnell running in special election for Washington senate

Libertarian Michelle Darnell, chair of the King County LP, is running in a special election for Washington state senate, District 48. The winner will determine control of the Washington senate, which is currently split between Democrats and Republicans. Darnell is running against incumbent Patricia Kuderer, whom Darnell also ran against for state house in 2016. Shortly […]

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Pete Rohrman

Military personnel a vital part of Libertarian Party

Pete Rohrman 2017 Libertarian for Gov (NJ) Infantry Platoon Sergeant Marine Corps May 31, 2017 Today the Libertarian National Committee passed the following resolution pertaining to U.S. military policy and the importance of present and former military personnel in the party’s membership: “Whereas, We support the maintenance of a sufficient military to defend the United States […]

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Montana race shows Libertarian votes can no longer be ignored

Libertarian Mark Wicks Libertarian Mark Wicks won 6 percent of the vote in Montana’s race for the state’s only U.S. House seat yesterday, demonstrating, once again, that America’s third largest political party is routinely in play in key elections. While Wicks’ vote fell shy of beating Republican Greg Gianforte’s 7-point lead over Democrat Rob Quist, […]

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Libertarian Party: Trump’s ‘revenue neutral’ tax proposal is taxpayer negative

By Bernd Schade – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0 Nicholas Sarwark, Chair of the Libertarian National Committee, released the following statement today: American taxpayers get to take home just 54 cents on every dollar they earn, while federal, state and local governments take the other 46 cents. What a great deal for federal, state and […]

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New and improved

The Historical Preservation Committee of the Libertarian National Committee is pleased to announce that, after hard work by several dedicated volunteers, is open and welcome for new account creation and use as a resource for party members. LPedia is a collaborative wiki of the history of the Libertarian Party and will be the home to the […]

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LNC seeks audio-visual services vendor for 2018 LP National Convention

The Convention Oversight Committee of the Libertarian National Committee seeks proposals from qualified vendors who would like to provide audio-visual services for the 2018 Libertarian National Convention in New Orleans. The convention will be held from June 30 through July 3, 2018. To be considered, send e-mail to Alicia Mattson at no later than noon […]

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Libertarian Party condemns arrest and detention of Cuban freedom activists

For immediate release March 23, 2017 The Libertarian National Committee of the United States condemns the arrest and detention of political dissidents Ubaldo Herrera Hernandez and Manuel Velazquez, who have been detained by the Cuban government since their arrest on February 2. Both men were targeted for peacefully promoting small government, civil liberties, and free […]

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Libertarians praise House bill to end Dept. of Education

Rep. Tom Massie (R-KY) The Libertarian Party strongly supports U.S. House bill H.R. 899, which was filed today by Rep Tom Massie (R–KY), along with seven co-sponsors, to abolish the federal Department of Education. “Libertarians are encouraged to see a bill that brings hope to the promise of actually, finally, abolishing the Department of Education,” […]

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