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Libertarian Party of Illinois

Help support competitive elections in Illinois

Dear Libertarian, Since its inception, the Libertarian Party has been an outspoken advocate for competitive elections and has encouraged people to get involved in their government. Here in Illinois, the current election law prevents competitive elections and magnifies the impacts of gerrymandering, as recently demonstrated by 46 percent of the Illinois General Assembly being elected […]

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Economic freedom demands the unrestricted movement of human as well as financial capital across national borders.

LNC resolution supports immigration, opposes border wall

The Libertarian National Committee passed the following resolution regarding immigration and the border wall on Feb. 11, 2019, elaborating on longstanding support for property rights, individual freedom, and unhindered immigration in the Libertarian Party platform: WHEREAS, the Libertarian Party believes that the only proper role of law is in the protection of the natural rights […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Washington Times explains Libertarian Party ideas

Planning for the 2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas, is well under way with a theme contest that has brought in more than $14,000 in donations so far to help cover convention expenses. The field has been narrowed to the top 16 most popular, with support nearly neck and neck for the top two. […]

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Libertarian Party of Georgia

Help fix Georgia’s broken elections

The election system in Georgia is broken, and a new bill may make it worse. But you can help fix it. Both Republicans and Democrats take every opportunity to stack the deck in their favor — at all levels of government. They desperately want to keep real competition out of the running, so campaign regulations, […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Support your favorite convention theme in March Mayhem contest

Hurry and take your shot! The 2020 Pay-to-Play Libertarian National Convention Theme Contest brought in 63 submissions, resulting in 58 unique themes. The second round of voting brought the donation total to $14,349 toward convention expenses! ONLY the top 16 themes are advancing to our March Mayhem Theme Tournament, starting March 19. This is what […]

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$22 trillion U.S. national debt

Record high $22 TRILLION national debt

As Reason reported on March 11, President Donald Trump’s budget would add $7.9 trillion to the national debt over the next decade. The national debt, currently exceeding a record $22 trillion, has become one of the biggest threats to our national security and stability. Yet neither the Rs nor Ds are serious about fixing it. […]

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Gallup: Average Percentage of Americans Naming Government as the Most Important Problem Facing the U.S., by Year

AIER: Government is the main problem, say a record number of Americans

A record number of Americans believe that government is the main problem, including significant numbers of both Democrats and Republicans, reports American Institute for Economic Research Editorial Director Jeffrey Tucker in this Feb. 26 article: Think of all the troubles in the world. Climate change. Student debt. Terrorism. Job insecurity. What’s the number one most […]

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We affirm the individual right recognized by the Second Amendment to keep and bear arms, and oppose the prosecution of individuals for exercising their rights of self-defense.

Want to end gun violence? End war, including the war on drugs

On Feb. 27, the Democrat-controlled House of Representatives passed a new gun control bill, the “Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019,” with a 240-190 vote that largely split along party lines. The bill would extend requirements for background checks for transfers of firearms to private transactions as well as commercial sales, but the bill is […]

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Libertarian Party Presidential Election Results, 1972-2016

It’s been 20 years

I joined the Libertarian Party as a member 20 years ago today. We have made so much progress during that time. Here are 3 of my favorite stats: We have twice the ballot access access that we did 20 years ago. We have 92% more registered Libertarians than we did just 10 years ago (read […]

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