Libertarian Party of Washington 2014 State Convention


Start date: 
Friday, May 30, 2014 - 9:00am
End date: 
Sunday, June 1, 2014 - 5:00pm


Doubletree Hotel in Southcenter Seattle
16500 Southcenter Pkwy
Seattle, WA 98188



The 2014 LPWA Convention / Cascade Liberty Summit will be held on Saturday May 31st at the Doubletree Hotel in Southcenter Seattle. Last year we had the most well attended state party convention in the entire country! We are looking to continue that trend and make Washington the leading state for Libertarianism! There is only room for 260 attendees so make sure you get your tickets as soon as they are available.

Friday's Schedule:

There will be a free mixer and early registration on Friday May 30th from 7pm-10pm. Come mix and mingle with fellow Libertarians, 2014 Libertarian Candidates, Cascade Liberty Summit Speakers, and LPWA Leadership. Location TBA

The main convention and Cascade Liberty Summit Speaker Session and Banquet Dinner will take place on Saturday.

Saturday's Schedule:

9:00am Registration

10:00am-12:15pm Business Session- Voting on bylaws, candidate endorsements, and a potential State Executive Committee vacancy election. Free for LPWA Members & Students under 26. 

12:15-12:30pm Break

12:30pm-2:00pm Lunch- Buffet lunch and speakers. $20 for LPWA Members and Students under 26. 

2:00-2:15- Break

2:15pm-5:00pm Cascade Liberty Summit Speaker Session. Speakers schedule will be announced soon and will be updated below! Free for LPWA members, Students, and Non-members.

5:00pm-6:30pm Mixer/Break No-host bar mixer and break.

6:30pm-9:00pm Banquet Dinner featuring Judge Jim Gray and Gary Johnson. $30 for chicken. $37 for salmon.

Sunday Schedule:

10:00am-2:00pm Candidate & Activist Training hosted by Robin Koerner & Michael Pickens

Please send any questions to michaelpickens@lpwa.org

Speakers Confirmed: 

This is a list of our current confirmed speakers. This list will grow substantially as we get closer to the convention date. 

Governor Gary Johnson, 2012 Libertarian Presidential Candidate

Judge Jim Gray, 2012 Libertarian Vice-Presidential Candidate

David Bergland, Author of Libertarianism in One Lesson and Libertarian Party candidate for President of the United States in 1984

Robin Koerner, Founder of "Blue-Republican" and writer at Huffpost

Johnny Rocket Adams, Frontman for The Hot Roddin' Romeos

Billy Stinson, President of the Young Americans for Liberty @ University of Washington

Meagan Nelson, Washington D.C. Executive Director of the Student Voice Project and Vice-President of American University's Students for Liberty Chapter

Sri Nimmagadda, Contributing Editor LPWA.org

Rory Leckband, Libertarian Party of Spokane County

James Sheppard, Libertarian Business Bureau of Washington State

Jazmin Tapia, LPWA Executive Committee Member

Chris Kelly, Libertarian Candidate 34th District Position 1

James Apker, Libertarian Candidate 7th District Position 1

Chris Rockhold, Libertarian Candidate 17th District Position 2

David McDowell, Libertarian Candidate 48th District State Senate

Franklin Edwards, Libertarian Candidate 22nd District Position 1

Brandon Lyons, Independent Candidate 25th District Position 1

Steven Nielson, Libertarian Candidate 2nd District Position 2

Allan Springstead, Libertarian Candidate 42nd District Position 2

Eli Olson, Libertarian Candidate 38th District Position 1


visit http://www.lpwa.org/2014_lpwa_convention_cascade_liberty_summit for more info