Email Ballot 2016-15: Censure John Moore

We have an electronic mail ballot. Votes are due to the LNC-Business list by October 31, 2016 at 11:59:59pm Pacific time. Co-Sponsors: Harlos, Demarest, Hayes, Vohra, Starchild, Goldstein, Redpath Motion: Whereas Nevada Assemblyman John Moore, a former Republican who in January 2016 switched to the Libertarian Party while in office, has during the past month…

Finances and Mortgage Payoff

Okay this is going to be a bit of a basic background post as I am learning and getting up to speed on the mortgage situation for the National Libertarian Headquarters in Alexandria, VA. I expect most readers need this background as well. In early 2014, the Party moved offices, deciding that it was in…

Party Slogan: Minimum Government, Maximum Freedom?

Back in February of this year, several Region 1 member, myself included, had noted that there was inconsistent branding and messaging being sent out. Our website and other materials touted “Minimum Government, Maximum Freedom” and promotional emails and the LP News said “Shrinking Big Government, Advancing Liberty.” We felt pretty strongly that we need to…

Update on my LPedia Efforts

One of the first things I focused on upon my election to the LNC was the state of LPedia.org. For those not familiar, in simple terms, this is an online wiki of Libertarian Party knowledge and history started some time ago and over time, became increasingly abandoned by the LP itself but lovingly maintained by…

Results of Email Ballot 2016-14: Maine Question 5

Co-Sponsors: Redpath, Harlos, Demarest, McKnight, Katz, Bilyeu Motion: The Libertarian National Committee supports Question 5 in Maine on the ballot on November 8, 2016. Voting has ended for the email ballot shown below. Voting “aye”: Bilyeu, Bittner, Demarest, Goldstein, Harlos, Katz, Marsh, Mattson, McKnight, Redpath, Starchild, Starr, Vohra Voting “nay”: (none) Express abstention: Hayes, Lark…

LNC Lack of Follow Through

Here is a recent email I sent to the LNC Business Discussion list: It seems to me that we have a lack of follow-through. I was looking for a past decision on our Party slogan made by Norm, and ran across this: OUTREACH MATERIAL Mr. Olsen moved that the LNC Chair is requested to direct…

Libertarian National Committee Passes Resolution on the Late Montana LP Chair Mike Fellows

Co-Sponsors: Lark, Goldstein, Harlos, Hagan, Hayes, Starchild Motion: Whereas Mike Fellows was a dedicated and accomplished activist for the cause of liberty who gave generously of his time and financial resources, and Whereas Mr. Fellows represented the Montana Libertarian Party with distinction by virtue of his many campaigns for public office, including campaigns for the…