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May 2019 LP Kentucky ballot access ruling

Judge puts KY Libertarian candidates on the ballot

A U.S. District Court judge granted injunctive relief to the Libertarian Party of Kentucky and ordered the state to put the party’s nominees on the ballot for the November 2019 election. The Libertarian Party is ballot-qualified in Kentucky, and it nominates by convention, so no candidate petitions were required. The problem for the party was […]

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Shannon Bray and Tim Harris

North Carolina Libertarian congressional candidates to debate April 28

The Libertarian Party candidates for U.S. Congress in North Carolina’s 3rd District, Shannon Bray and Tim Harris, will debate on Sunday, April 28, at 6:00 p.m. ET in an online forum. The Libertarian Party of North Carolina (LPNC) will host the debate, and Libertarian National Committee Chair Nicholas Sarwark will moderate. To watch the debate […]

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Pasco County Libertarian Protest

Washington Libertarians protest ‘free speech zone’ at community college

The right to freedom of speech doesn’t have much practical value when activists are corralled into “free speech zones” that are designed to keep their ideas and opinions out of sight — and out of mind. A group of Libertarian Party members in Washington are protesting an assault on free speech rights at Columbia Basin […]

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Cara Schulz

The Gazette: The loudest critics of government want to run your city council

Some of the biggest opportunities for Libertarians to make a practical difference can be found in their own communities. Cara Schulz, the Libertarian Party’s candidate recruitment specialist, was featured in an article in The Gazette, a daily newspaper in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on April 8, discussing Libertarian efforts at local governance: Those of us who believe […]

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Libertarian Party National Headquarters — David F. Nolan Memorial Office

LNC meets odd-year financial obligation to help pay down mortgage on headquarters

This week, the Libertarian National Committee met its Wiener Rule obligation for 2019 to pay down the mortgage on the David Nolan Memorial Office Building. The Wiener Rule, named for former LNC member Dan Wiener, currently requires the LNC to pay at least $20,000 each odd-numbered year toward the mortgage on the headquarters building, so […]

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LP News, March 2019

March 2019 issue of LP News now online

The March 2019 issue of LP News is now ready to view on our website. This issue includes a look at our annual report, explains why Americans are ready for the Libertarian Party, reports on our wildly successful national park cleanup events around the country during the partial federal government shutdown, highlights our 2020 Libertarian […]

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James Herrold

Lincoln Journal Star endorses Libertarian James Herrold for city council primary

Nebraska Libertarian candidate James Herrold was one of two candidates endorsed for the upcoming Lincoln City Council primary election by the Lincoln Journal Star on March 28, 2019. The Journal Star is the main daily newspaper for Lincoln, Neb., and is the second most widely-read paper in the state. From the Journal Star article, titled […]

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