August 19, 2016 Nick Sarwark, National Libertarian Party Chair Libertarians are in the limelight! As public dissatisfaction with the presidential candidates of the Two Big Old parties continues, the media is moving beyond their usual "horserace" coverage of polling results, and is beginning to treat Gary Johnson's Libertarian presidential campaign as a serious
August 9, 2016 Libertarians are becoming a regular feature on KTLK AM1130's morning Up & At 'Em program. In the latest edition, LPMN Chair Chris Dock discusses the rising media exposure of Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, after his second nationally-televised Townhall appearance on CNN. He also delves into the grassroots build-up by Minnesota's Libertarian
August 7, 2016 The Libertarian Party of Minnesota is pleased to announce that Valerie Lockhart has joined our leadership team as the new LPMN Executive Director. She fills the role previously held by Kevin Bradley, who stepped down due to other commitments. Mr Bradley stated, "As Executive Director, I have worked with some amazingly dedicated
July 27, 2016 Libertarian activist Cara Schulz appeared on KTLK Talk Radio in another entertaining edition of "Ask a Libertarian" on the Up & At 'Em program. In the first portion, the hosts attempt to sway her into agreeing that requiring a permit to protest is an acceptable infringement upon freedom of assembly and freedom
July 22, 2016 The Libertarian Party is increasingly attracting the media's attention! KIMT investigated the growing public interest in political alternatives, focusing on efforts of the Libertarian, Green, and Independence parties. The station is based in Mason City, Iowa, and its broadcast area covers northern Iowa and southern Minnesota, including the cities of Rochester, Austin,
July 17, 2016 The weekly Twin Cities Public Television program "Almanac" featured LPMN Political Director Chris Holbrook in a forum of Minnesota's alternative parties. He shared the stage with representatives of the Green and Independence parties in a roundtable discussion of state issues and the presidential race. The forum starts at the 38:45 minute mark.
Libertarian candidate for State Senate District 14 Steven Zilberg recently interviewed with News Director Mohammad Najafian on KVSC St. Cloud State University Somali Radio. Once elected, Steven hopes to become the first Muslim Senator and youngest elected person by the City of St. Cloud. During his time in the Senate, Steven is hoping to cover issues like police brutality, improving
Libertarian candidate for State Senate District 19 Shane Wernsing put on some miles and knocked on a few doors meeting likely voters as he gathered signatures required to petition for ballot access. Alternative party nominees needed to collect a minimum of 500 signatures from eligible voters within their district between May 17th and May 31st this year
We'd like to introduce our sixth candidate of the day, Shane Wernsing running for State Senate District 19 as a Libertarian. He won our official nomination at the LPMN State Convention on April 16. "I have been a practicing doctor for over 10 years. The inefficient nonsense that plagues the physician-patient relationship from corporate-political intervention is shocking and unsettling.
We'd like to introduce our fifth candidate of the day, Joe Weverka running for State House District 67B as a Libertarian. He won our official nomination at the LPMN State Convention on April 16. "I am very strong on ending the prohibition of marijuana and re-legalizing hemp. I outline the importance the plant has for us economically, environmentally,