Press Releases and Party News


Affiliate Support Fund

Dear Libertarian, Helping our state and county parties grow and expand is critical for the recruitment and success of our future candidates. Did you know that the national Libertarian Party has a staffer whose job is focused completely on supporting state and local parties? His name is Andy Burns. Andy helps Libertarian leaders and activists […]

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Fox News: LNC chair knocks Trump support of ‘immoral’ asset forfeiture

Libertarian National Committee chair Nicholas Sarwark was quoted in a February 13, 2017 article on the Fox News website regarding civil asset forfeiture: “The White House has riled the country’s civil libertarian wing after President Trump enthusiastically voiced support for a controversial law enforcement tool that allows an individual’s property or assets to be seized […]

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Send us ideas for the 2018 convention theme!

Dear Libertarian, Our 2018 Libertarian Party National Convention will be held June 30th to July 3rd in New Orleans, LA. Planning and preparations are underway. Right now, I’m reaching out to you for suggestions for our 2018 convention theme. If you have a suggestion, please send it to us via this form. The convention planning […]

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Rep. Caleb Dyer (R-NH) joins Libertarian Party

Rep Caleb Q. Dyer Today Rep. Caleb Dyer, who was elected to the New Hampshire legislature in 2016, announced at a press conference his switch to the Libertarian Party. Dyer was one of eleven candidates out of twenty who won at-large seats in the Hillsborough 37 District. Dyer’s switch to the LP was motivated in […]

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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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Civil asset forfeiture is legalized theft by government.

For Immediate Release February 8, 2017 Yesterday, at a meeting with sheriffs, President Trump commented about ruining the career of a Texas legislator that proposed a bill to reform civil asset forfeiture. “We’ll destroy his career,” the President said. The legislator was unnamed and there are several Texas legislators currently proposing bills to reform civil […]

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Seven Libertarians vying for LP nomination in U.S. House special election

Seven Libertarians in Montana are vying to be the LP nominee for an anticipated special election for the state’s at-large congressional seat this spring: Rick Breckenridge, Josiah Loven, Rufus Peace, James White, Mark Wicks, Chris Colvin, and Brad Molnar. The winner will replace Republican Ryan Zinke, whom President Donald Trump nominated to be secretary of the Department […]

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