Registration is open for our 2019 LPMN State Convention! It will be April 27th at the Cambria Suites in Maple Grove again. We will hear from local champions, leaders, officials and coalition partners on recent wins and losses. Plus our keynote will be the newly elected, energetic, and optimistic LNC Vice Chair Alex Merced from New York. Come be part of our biggest event of the year!
Do you ever wonder how candidates and their campaign teams decide on the content for their campaign ads? Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at our team’s strategy session for our next video. I hope you like it! -Chris Dock
ARTICLE BY: James Jenneman Independence Party of Minnesota Background The insurgent candidacy of Texas billionaire Ross Perot in the 1992 presidential race that, like most elections, presented no good options from the two big parties, was the most successful “third party” run since Theodore Roosevelt’s run on the Progressive Party ticket. Perot’s ultimately unsuccessful presidential
Matthew Swenson announces campaign in House 57A Matthew Swenson officially declared his candidacy for the 57A seat in the Minnesota House of Representatives. Swenson is a resident of Apple Valley and has a professional background in education. He said in a press release that he decided to run for office as a Libertarian to offer
“Nothing flatters vanity, nor confirms obstinacy in Kings more than repeated petitioning, and nothing has contributed more than that to make the King absolute.” — Thomas Paine It is high time we modernize election law in Minnesota. Statute 200.20.subd.7 states that a minor political party must achieve 5 percent of the statewide vote in the
MANKATO, MINN. — Heather Biedermann of Mankato was among 19 Minnesotans elected as a national delegate following the Libertarian Party of Minnesota state convention held in Maple Grove on April 14. This will be the first time Biedermann has served as a Minnesota delegate and her first convention. A recent member of the Libertarian Party,
Jill Galvan of Cosmos is among 19 Minnesotans elected as a national delegate at the Libertarian Party of Minnesota State Convention April 14 in Maple Grove. This is the first time Galvan has served as a Minnesota delegate. According to a press release, she is a leader for Minnesota's 7th Congressional District, and intends to
By Mark Deardorff Examples of Civil Asset Forfeiture (CAF) DA seizes a grandmother’s house when her grandson consummates a marijuana purchase by telephone from his bedroom. In Volusia County, Florida, police stop motorists going south on I-95 and seize any cash they are carrying more than $100, reasoning that bringing that much cash meant
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!
By Mary O’Connor (LPMN Treasurer and former candidate) Health insurance is one big reason health care is so expensive. We should not need insurance to go to the doctor. Health insurance should only be needed for expensive medical procedures. To begin lowering the cost of ordinary health care we need to eliminate most employer health