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Liuzzo-and-Sharpe

City Councilman in New York switches to Libertarian Party

From WRFA-FM in Jamestown, New York on September 23, 2019: Jamestown City Councilman At Large and 2019 mayoral candidate Andrew Liuzzo has left the Republican Party to join the Libertarian Party. The announcement was made during a press conference Sunday morning with county Libertarian party officials present, along with an appearance by Larry Sharpe, 2018 […]

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Big Business of Impeachment

What an Impeachment Inquiry REALLY Means

Hours ago, House Speaker Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. Of course, she knows the Republican Senate will not remove the President.  She thinks the Democrat-led House can impeach him and force a trial in the Senate where Chief Justice Roberts will preside. And Americans will watch. I’m old enough to […]

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Ross Ulbricht

Free Ross

Friends, As of the day I wrote this, Ross Ulbricht, a first time offender, is serving 2 life sentences without parole for non-violent charges. Ross has always been a strong advocate for free markets, and when he created the Silk Road, he believed he was creating a free market that operated online with complete privacy, […]

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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Credentials Committee Application

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is seeking applicants to serve on the Credentials Committee for the May 21-25, 2020 national convention in Austin, Texas. The LNC expects to make these appointments at its November meeting. The LNC appoints 5 out of the 10 Credentials Committee members. The remaining five seats are filled by the five […]

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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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2020 Libertarian National Convention in Austin, Texas

Platform Committee Application

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) is seeking applicants to serve on the Platform Committee for the May 21-25, 2020 national convention in Austin, Texas. The LNC expects to make these appointments at its November meeting. The LNC appoints 5 out of the 20 Platform Committee members as well as ranked alternates. The remaining fifteen seats […]

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Aaron Lewis

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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