Press Releases and Party News


Awards to be presented at national convention

The following awards will be presented during the 2020 LP National Convention in Austin, Texas: Thomas Jefferson Leadership Award — will be presented to the LP member whose achievements demonstrate outstanding leadership, impeccable character, and dedication to the principles and goals of the party. Patrick Henry Candidate Award — will be presented to the LP […]

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KCRG-TV: Libertarian Party experiencing rapid growth in Iowa

From KCRG, the ABC television affiliate in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, on February 17, 2020: In 2016, Libertarian Gary Johnson earned nearly 4.5 million votes nationally in the presidential election, and since then, the party whose ticket he led has seen tremendous growth in Iowa. “People should have more choices, not fewer choices,” Myra Matejka, co-chair […]

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LibertyCon To Host Libertarian Party Presidential Debate

Students For Liberty is delighted to confirm that our annual LibertyCon will be hosting an official Libertarian Party Presidential Debate. This will be held at the Marriott Marquis, in Washington, D.C., on the second day of LibertyCon, Saturday, April 4, 2020, at 12:00 PM. It is important to note that Students For Liberty is merely […]

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Libertarian Party

LP Everywhere Contest!

Hey Libertarian!!  We need you to vote! In the election of course, but also in the Affiliate Support Committee contest!  There’s $1000 on the line! The Affiliate Support Committee has narrowed down the submissions from LP Affiliates around the country, and now is asking members of the Libertarian Party to vote to pick the winner.  […]

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You need to meet Cristi, she’s phenomenal

I want to introduce you to one of the fiercest activists in the Libertarian Party. Cristi Kendrick of Kentucky is a person that won’t stop fighting for individual liberty, and I want to tell you about her. Chris Wiest, the LPKY state chair, calls her “the Energizer Bunny.” He said whenever the LPKY needs to […]

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Ballot Access News

Ballot Access News: U.S. District Court Strikes Down Kentucky Deadline for Independent and Minor Party Candidates to File Declaration of Candidacy

From Ballot Access News on January 22, 2020: On January 22, U.S. District Court William O. Bertelsman, a Carter appointee, struck down a Kentucky ballot access law. Sweeney v Crigler, e.d., 2:19cv-46. The law, passed last year, requires independent candidates, and the nominees of parties that nominate by convention, to file a declaration of candidacy […]

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