The Executive Committee appointed Brad Hessel as Executive Director, filling a key vacancy in party leadership left by the departure of Jason Melehani. Hessel has operated a Raleigh-based knowledge management consulting practice since 1999. He became involved in the Libertarian Party as a Gary Johnson volunteer in 2012, and is now treasurer of the Libertarian Party of Wake County.Read more
by Brian Irving
LPNC Communications Director
Once again, the News and Observer has performed an admirable public service by exposing the exorbitant salaries being paid to select state government employees and the manipulation of the law to increase their pensions.Read more
The number of voters registering in a major party continues to decline in North Carolina, even as the total number of registered voters in continues to rise.
The number of registered Libertarians, 22,173, while still proportionally small, is an historic high for the party.Read more
It doesn't matter who’s running things in Raleigh, Republicans or Democrats. State spending will still increase.Read more