Ed Zielinski, an elected councilman of Elsmere, Delaware, recently switched over to the Libertarian Party.
Mr. Zielinksi, a former Republican, was elected to the nonpartisan town council seat in April 2015. He switched his party registration to the Libertarian Party in September.
“I had received no support for liberty legislation,” said Mr. Zielinski about switching parties. “The council has continually pushed for spending and tax increases.”
“We’re proud to have Ed join the Libertarian Party of Delaware,” said Delaware Libertarian Party chair Scott Gesty. “Ed has always been a strong advocate of Liberty and we’re honored to have him representing the people of Elsmere as a Libertarian.”
Elsmere is located in New Castle County, and has a population of over 6,000 residents. The seat will be up for election in April, 2017.