Press Releases and Party News


Ask Us Anything About the 2020 Libertarian National Convention

You are invited to a live webinar Ask Us Anything About the 2020 Libertarian National Convention featuring Daniel Hayes, Convention Oversight Committee Chair Caryn Ann Harlos, LNC Secretary Maj Toure, Convention Keynote Speaker Wednesday, October 9 5 PM Pacific 6 PM Mountain 7 PM Central 8 PM Eastern TO RSVP Click here and complete the registration […]

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Hartford mayoral candidate Aaron Lewis changes party affiliation from Democrat to Libertarian

From the Hartford Courant on September 18, 2019: Aaron Lewis, a candidate for Hartford mayor, is changing his party affiliation from Democratic to Libertarian, he announced this week. The publisher and ghostwriter said that historically, “the Democratic Party has posed itself as the party for African Americans and minorities throughout the United States.” “After careful […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Bylaws and Rules Committee Application

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is seeking applicants to serve on the Bylaws and Rules Committee for the May 21-25, 2020 national convention in Austin, Texas. The LNC expects to make the appointments in an electronic meeting near the end of October. The LNC appoints all 10 of the Bylaws and Rules Committee members. The […]

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Minnesota LP files lawsuit over law requiring petition signers pledging not to vote in the primary

The Minnesota Libertarian Party filed a lawsuit against the state of Minnesota, claiming that the current law requiring petition signers to pledge not to vote in the primary election for the petitioning candidate’s race is to prevent non-establishment party candidates from running for office. Chris Holbrook, the Minnesota LP chair, was interviewed by KTSP-TV, the […]

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Libertarians, vaping industry condemn Trump vaping ban

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Libertarian Party officials joined vaping industry members in criticizing President Donald Trump’s plans to recommend a ban on the sale of flavored vaping products, a decision he announced Wednesday morning. Flavored vaping liquids — known colloquially as “e-liquids” — have come under attack from critics citing concerns that underage consumers could be […]

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What do Libertarians think of Trump’s vaping regulation?

Yesterday from the Oval Office, Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Alex Azar announced a national ban on flavored e-cigarette products. The intention of the ban is to curb underage vaping of nicotine; however, underage vaping is already illegal. Libertarians know that individuals own their bodies and a ban on vaping is an egregious […]

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You did this!

August is traditionally a difficult month for all organizations that rely on donations. Students return to school, weekends are spent outdoors before the cooler temperatures roll in, and we are in an “off” election year. My primary responsibility as the Libertarian Party’s Membership Manager is to grow our membership base. Because of you, I have […]

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Finish August Strong

We need a strong push this week to reach our fundraising goals for this month! Please help with a donation today. Show that the Libertarian Party membership is ready to fight in 2020! Your contribution recruits candidates, trains them, and puts them on ballots!

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Libertarians Take First Amendment Case to Supreme Court

If the First Amendment means anything, it means that the Federal government has no business telling political parties and people that they can spend more money on certain kinds of political speech and less money on other kinds of political speech. Nor does the First Amendment allow the government unbridled power to restrict the legacies […]

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Love Knows No Borders

The heart of Libertarian philosophy is loving your neighbor

On Aug. 24–25, the Libertarian Party of New Mexico, the City of Deming, N.M., and Colores United, with assistance from the Libertarian Party, are hosting a two-day radiothon broadcast by the LP’s own Pat Ford. This event will be a celebration and fundraiser for the Deming Refugee Center, located 30 miles north of our southern […]

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