On Tuesday March 1, the Libertarian Party of Minnesota will be caucusing across the state. These caucuses are an opportunity for Libertarians to gather and organize on the regional level. With 12 candidates competing for the Libertarian presidential nomination, an important feature will be a presidential straw poll to be conducted at each location, with final results to be reported to the public and media.
The Minnesota Sentencing Guidelines Commission recently voted 7-3 in favor of revising the recommended prison sentences for first-time offenders for possession and sale of drugs. Is this a sign that government is recognizing the failure of the War on Drugs? Unfortunately, no.
Registration is open for an action-packed 2016 convention on Saturday, April 16th! In addition to our keynote speaker Davi Barker and our Presidential Candidates’ Forum, our convention features speakers and NINE workshops offering practical and fun ways for you to LIVE FREE. Come hear what Libertarians have to offer, and be a part of the future!
The Libertarian Party of Minnesota has secured its sixth elected official, as Steve Grotting, a well-reputed real estate agent in the city of Independence, sought and received approval to become an elected Libertarian.
The search is over! After a months-long effort, the LPMN has re-filled a critical position in its core leadership. Party activists are excited to announce that Kevin Bradley has been chosen as the new LPMN Executive Director. Mr Bradley is a native of southern Minnesota, with 20 years’ experience in technical communications and a master’s degree in counseling.
Keegan Iversen was the LPMN's candidate for State Auditor in 2014. He quickly became known as "our hardest-working candidate", logging many miles in his car as he traveled to meet Minnesotans across the state during his candidacy, including an extended trip through the Iron Range. In October, he was injured in a serious motorcycle accident.
Minnesota has a $1.9 billion budget surplus - is that a good thing? Is this a sign of responsible management, or ever-increasing over-taxation?
Giving directly to those in need is not only more efficient and effective than government welfare programs, it is a more compassionate way to help those who need it. Once again this year, Libertarians are organizing Black Friday events to provide direct assistance to real people in their communities. Please read more to see how you can help!
In this off-year season, only a few municipalities in Minnesota are having elections. Nonetheless some races will be of interest to voters in Brooklyn Center, St Paul, and Duluth. We hope this Voter’s Guide will assist our membership and supporters in making their decisions in the November 3 general election.
Election Day is fast approaching. Tuesday, November 3rd is your opportunity to make a difference in local races. There are Libertarians on the ballot in St Paul, Brooklyn Center, and Independence, and voters in Duluth will have the opportunity to have Ranked-Choice Voting in future elections!