First Libertarian Political Expo Set for Las Vegas in May


The first Libertarian Political Expo is set for May 28-31 at the Tropicana Resort in Las Vegas. The Libertarian Party and the Libertarian State Leadership Alliance are among the sponsors.

The LPEX mission is to provide the practical education that can help turn liberty advocates into Libertarian activists. To that end, LPEX has partnered with the leading political trainers in the country to provide over 20 workshops on issues ranging from the nuts and bolts of IT to lobbying elected officials.

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Libertarians Resolve for Liberty

The outcome of the 2015 LPNC Annual Convention this weekend was a clear and overwhelming decision by the attendees to “Resolve for Liberty in 2015.” 

Libertarian Party chair Nicholas Sarwark, our keynote speaker, played hooky from the proceedings on Sunday to sojourn into downtown Raleigh for a 40-minute appearance on C-SPAN. We delayed reconvening the convention to watch the last 15 minutes of the show on the big screen in the meeting room.

The result was a grand-slam, out-of-the-ballpark home run. Nick gave great responses to some pointed questions from listeners. 

The inspirational combination of that interview, Nick's address to the convention Saturday afternoon, and the dynamic presentation of our banquet speaker, political analyst John Davis, was palpable. 

Nearly everyone present spontaneously upped their financial pledge and several folks who had not planned to do so were inspired to run for at-large seats on the executive committee. As a result, for the first time in a long time we have a full-house on the EC.

One delegate announced his decision to run for the state House in 2016. 

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Libertarian State Convention Convenes

The Libertarian Party of North Carolina opened our 2016 state convention in Durham today by hearing video greetings from two potential candidates in 2016.

Ken Fortenberry is a candidate for the Libertarian gubernatorial nomination. Sean Haugh will seek the nomination for U.S. Senate. Haugh also ran for the U.S. Senate in 2014.


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Time Warner Cable News Interview

Our state chair, J.J. Summerell, and national LP chair Nicholas Sarwark were guests on the Time Warner Cable News show Capital Tonight. They spoke about state and national Libertarian Party growth, Rand Paul, and our upcoming state convention.

The video is up on the TWC news website. Note: views by non-TWC subscribers are limited.

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