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LP calls for charges in Minneapolis

Minneapolis Murder by Executive Director on Scribd   May 27th, 2020 For Immediate Release: The Libertarian Party calls for murder and accessory to murder charges to be filed against the officers present at the time of the killing of George Floyd. Libertarian Party of Minnesota chair Chris Holbrook issued the following statement: “Justice is due. […]

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John Stossel: Jo Jorgensen Is A Different Presidential Candidate

From John Stossel of Reason Magazine on May 26, 2020: We have a choice! Next presidential election, we don’t have to decide between two big-spending candidates, neither of whom has expressed much interest in limited government. Now, we have a third serious choice. This week, Dr. Jo Jorgensen, a psychology lecturer at Clemson University, won […]

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Libertarians Nominate Jo Jorgensen for President!

In a historic virtual presidential nominating convention Libertarian Party delegates from 50 states and the District of Columbia nominated Dr. Jo Jorgensen for President of the United States Saturday evening. The party, which achieved 50-state ballot access in 2016, is working diligently to do so again in 2020. With the nomination, Americans will have an […]

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Presidential and Vice-Presidential Debates May 21

The Libertarian Party presidential and vice-presidential candidate debates will take place this evening, May 21, starting at 8:00 pm ET. The presidential candidate debate will take place first, followed by the vice-presidential debate. Each debate will last an hour. Reason magazine columnist John Stossel will serve as the moderator. Participation in the debates will be […]

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AJC: Libertarians to be first to nominate a presidential candidate via virtual convention

Jim Galloway, political reporter for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the 19th most popular news website in the country, wrote the following opinion piece on the upcoming Libertarian Party national convention on May 19, 2020: Over the weekend, U.S. Rep. Justin Amash of Michigan decided that he wouldn’t make a run for president under the Libertarian Party […]

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2020 Libertarian Vice-Presidential Candidates

Below are candidates running for the 2020 Libertarian Party Vice-Presidential nomination:   The list above includes Libertarian Party 2020 vice-presidential candidates who have met the following criteria, specified by the Libertarian National Committee. The criteria for vice-presidential candidates to be recognize on any Libertarian Party platform is as follows: The candidate is a sustaining member […]

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LPNova wins the first LP Everywhere Contest

The Affiliate Support Committee of the Libertarian Party is pleased to announce the winner of the first LP Everywhere Contest! In its inaugural year, the contest was created to promote activism, community engagement & team work. Voters were asked to judge entrants on execution, originality & outreach. The Libertarian Party of Northern Virginia (LPNova) initiative,  “Libertarians […]

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National Bylaws and Convention Rules Committee Meeting May 10, 2020 3-6pm Eastern

There will be a meeting of the National Bylaws and Convention Rules Committee this Sunday May 10, 2020 from 3-6pm Eastern. Log-in information is below: Topic: Bylaws Committee Time: May 10, 2020 03:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/89832760668?pwd=SDNWZzF2YkJHcjNUODdDVG9TNjdSQT09 Meeting ID: 898 3276 0668 Password: 158907 One tap mobile +12532158782,,89832760668# US […]

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20200421_BA_Presser (1) by Executive Director on Scribd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE press@lp.org April 21, 2020 The Libertarian Party, America’s third party, announces a major victory in the fight for 50 state ballot access. U.S. District Court Judge Rebecca Pallmeyer, a Clinton appointee, today discussed the substantial relief she intends to order for minor party and independent […]

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Notice of Libertarian National Committee Meeting May 2, 2020 Noon-2:00pm Eastern

There will be a meeting of the Libertarian National Committee on May 2, 2020 via Zoom from Noon-2:00pm Eastern. Please direct any questions to LNC Secretary Caryn Ann Harlos at secretary@lp.org Topic: National Convention Contingencies Sponsors: Bilyeu, Goldstein, Hagan, Harlos, Longstreth, Mattson, Merced, Phillips, Van Horn Log-in details: Register in advance for this webinar: https://us02web.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IxrjUMvCTXS0xHge29jkzw After […]

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LP Calls For End of Defense Production Act

20200424_DPA_Presser by Executive Director on Scribd FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE press@lp.org April 24, 2020 For Immediate Release:    “Heroes don’t always wear masks. Sometimes they make them,” Libertarian Party Executive Director Daniel Fishman said when commenting on the amazing 28 day 24-hour shift worked by the employees at the Braskem petrochemical plant in southeastern Pennsylvania. 43 […]

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NewsCenter1: Gideon Oakes announces candidacy for District 30 Senator

Gideon Oakes, the chair of the South Dakota Libertarian Party and who in 2018 received the third-best result ever for a Libertarian Party legislative candidate running in a three-way race with a Democrat and Republican (18.2%), was featured in an article on Newscenter1, the website of KNBN-TV, the NBC affiliate in western South Dakota, on […]

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