June 16, 2017 The following statement was issued by LPMN Chair Chris Holbrook after Officer Jeronimo Yanez was acquitted on all charges for the 2016 death of motorist Philando Castile: Philando Castile While we are deeply disappointed by the verdict in the manslaughter case against Jeronimo Yanez, we commend Ramsey County Attorney John
April 26, 2017 At the 2017 LPMN State Convention, members will have the opportunity to meet our new Executive Director, Matt Kowalski! A filmmaker and entrepreneur, Kowalski owns a media consulting agency in Crystal, Minnesota. He became involved with the LPMN as campaign manager for the Holbrook/Dock Libertarian gubernatorial ticket in 2014. He remained active
November 4, 2016 We hope this Voter’s Guide will assist our membership and supporters in making their decisions for the November 8 general election. It's a complete listing of all LPMN-endorsed candidates running for local, state, and federal offices. This is intended to be a one-stop shop for information about our candidates, how they were
The following was published in the Star Tribune by Steve Karnowski (Asssociated Press) on October 31, 2016. When most cities want to build something — a water plant, a convention center — they borrow the money on the bond market and pay it off over time with interest. Not Crystal, a middle-class suburb of Minneapolis.
The following was published in the Star Tribune by Natalie Daher on October 27, 2016. It was pro-Uber, antiwar, pro-marijuana and anti-surveillance at the leading third-party candidate's rally Thursday night in Minnesota. It was pro-miracle (for the win) and anti-border wall. It was pro-Black Lives Matter — despite a handful of boos — and anti-crony
Watch this video to find out more about Libertarian candidate Joe Weverka and his plan for District 67. This candidate forum was organized by the league of Women Voters - Saint Paul, to present a discussion with candidates for the MN District 67 Senate seat, and MN House District 67A and 67B seats. The event
Billboard design to be advertised - with your help Update: Thanks to all those who contributed to the MoneyBomb. We raised $5,099. With matching funds, we are able to spend $10,198. Several billboards (see here) are going up all around the state from Duluth, Mankato, Albert Lea, Rochester and more around the metro.
The story below was published by Brian Edwards of the Pionner Press on October 26, 2016. For the Libertarian Party of Minnesota, election victory does not rest on their presidential candidate actually winning. If the Libertarian Party’s Gary Johnson receives 5 percent of the vote in Minnesota, his minor party would gain major party status
October 22, 2016 The promise of an "independent" and "citizens-only" commission to determine legislative pay may sound like a good idea, but increasingly, many are not being fooled. Prior to September, no organization had taken a stance either for or against the Constitutional Amendment appearing on the statewide ballot in November. That changed one month
October 18, 2016 NOTE: While the actual election process of tabulating ballots is quite sound, the events leading up to Election Day are another matter entirely. The following op-ed commentary was submitted to the Star Tribune and MinnPost four weeks ago. Both media outlets failed to publish it, thus it is presented here. The "Commission"