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U.S. Supreme Court

Barrett Reloaded? A New Third Circuit Decision Could Prove The Perfect Base For A Second Amendment Blowout

From JonathanTurley.org on November 25, 2020: The Third Circuit has issued an opinion that has received little attention over the right to bear arms, but it should. The decision in Folajtar v. The Attorney General of the United States may be one of the most perfectly tailored case for major Supreme Court decision. Indeed, the only thing lacking from […]

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From Left: Kate Prather, Treasurer, Bekah Congdon, Vice Chair, Whitney Bilyeu, Chair and Stephanie Berlin, Secretary. (Photo courtesy of LPTexas)

Historic LP Texas State Convention Meets Online, Names New All-Female Leadership

From LP News | Vol. 50, Issue 3 | Quarter 3, 2020 By Chris Clemence • LPHQ Stewardship Associate The Libertarian Party of Texas bore witness to profound change this convention season. After a 103-day delay, the state convention moved 500 miles across the state to host both in-person and online delegates as they elected […]

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Libertarian Party

Notice of Quarterly LNC Meeting December 5-6, 2020

The quarterly meeting of the Libertarian National Committee will take place online via zoom on December 5-6, 2020. The proposed agenda is located here: https://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/12/LNC-Meeting-2020-12-05-06-Chair-Proposed-Agenda.pdf You can view the One Note notebook with the reports and items of business to be considered here: https://tinyurl.com/LNCOneNoteDec2020 In addition to attending via zoom, you can view on the […]

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Libertarian Party

Draft Convention Minutes from Second Sitting July 9-12, 2020 Available for Review

The Party Bylaws require draft convention minutes to be posted to the Party website prior to presentation for approval by the LNC as follows: ARTICLE 10: CONVENTIONS 9. The Convention Secretary shall produce draft convention minutes within 60 days of the adjournment of the Convention and present them to the National Committee. Draft convention minutes […]

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Marshall Burt

2020 Election

Marshall Burt was elected to the Wyoming house 39th district seat, defeating Democrat incumbent Stan Blake 1,696 to 1,420. This is only the fifth time in Libertarian Party history a candidate running only on the LP label has been elected to a state legislature, and the first time in 20 years. Bethany Baldes, who lost […]

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2020 Election Results

2020 Election Results

★ Starred = Winner Note: These results are neither certified as final nor official. We apologize for any typographical, transpositional or mathematical errors that are nearly inevitable in a list of more than 500 races. Alabama Frank Dillman, Macon Co. Comm. Chair, 14.0%, 2-Way Alaska Scott Kohlhaas, State House 16, 7.9%, 3-Way Carolyn Clift, State […]

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2022 ballot access

Ballot Access Update

The Libertarian Party did not have a good night for ballot access this election, as it is now on the ballot in 30 states plus DC for the 2022 election. The LP was on in 37 states plus DC after the 2016 election, and 31 states plus DC after 2018. Significantly, the party lost ballot […]

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Libertarian Party

LP Election 2020 Live Blog

Welcome to the Libertarian Party Live Blog of election 2020.  We will be posting election updates as we know them here, so keep coming back for more news. November 04, 2020 12:00pm (EST): In Kansas, James Doyle has been elected to the Belleville City Council. 11:15am (EST): In California, Wendy Hewitt has been elected to […]

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