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Meet Your California Candidates

We have several Libertarian candidates that will be on the November ballot who made it through the March 3rd California Primary, some who won through a write-in campaign.  Meet some of these candidates in their own words, and learn more about them through this month’s profile. State Senate District 9: Jamie Dluzak Map of State…

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LPC OPPOSES GOVERNOR NEWSOM’S SHELTER-IN-PLACE ORDERS

CONTACT:  Pete Moulds Communication Committee Chair cmc@ca.lp.org; (916) 446-1776 x6 SACRAMENTO, California – The Libertarian Party of California (LPC) condemns the local and statewide mandatory shelter-in-place orders in California and believes that these orders should be relaxed immediately. The LPC believes that in a pandemic of this kind, government needs to employ a balance to…

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LIBERTARIAN PERSPECTIVE ON IMMIGRATION REFORM

For Immediate Release FEBRUARY 5, 2020 SACRAMENTO, California – The Libertarian Party of California condemns massive roundups by the federal government of Hispanic-Americans and others in a hunt for aliens not possessing required documents. At its most recent meeting, the Party’s Executive Committee passed the following Resolution: WHEREAS the Libertarian Party of California condemns massive…

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2020 Karl J. Bray Award Nominations

Dear Libertarian! The Libertarian Party of California is excited to announce that we will begin giving out awards again starting at the 2020 convention. We will be honoring someone chosen by you, our members, with the Karl J. Bray Award for conspicuous and meritorious activism furthering the goals of the Libertarian Party of California. The…

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LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA WANTS TO STOP THE CRIMINALIZATION OF POVERTY AND HOMELESSNESS

For Immediate Release November 26, 2019 The Libertarian Party of California (LPC) believes government policy frequently takes aim at the problem of homelessness, but too often suppresses voluntary localized efforts to address the issue, depriving people of support that would otherwise exist. Government should not impose rules that penalize poverty and homelessness, while simultaneously criminalizing…

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LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA BACKS RECALL OF GOVERNOR NEWSOM

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2019 In a term marked by gross government overreach and the erosion of individual rights and civil liberties, the Libertarian Party of California believes that Gavin Newsom has failed to properly represent the people of California since his election as Governor in 2018. Because of the above, and the history of mismanagement…

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LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA TO HOLD PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE AT UPCOMING STATE CONVENTION

For Immediate Release OCTOBER 10, 2019 SACRAMENTO, California – The Libertarian Party of California (LPC) 2020 Convention https://ca.lp.org/convention/ will be featuring a debate between Libertarian Party Presidential candidates for the 2020 election.  The debate will be hosted by Andrew Heaton, Political Comedian https://www.mightyheaton.com/standup/ and moderated by Matt Welch, Reason Magazine Editor-at-Large, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Matt_Welch. The LPC state…

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Message from the Chair 12/11/2018

If you’ve not already heard, I have some very exciting news. Jeff Hewitt, California’s Region 4 LNC Representative and longtime Libertarian activist, won his election for Riverside County Supervisor! The Riverside County Registrar of Voters certified the election just before the deadline of December 6th, and announced the results on December 7th, that Hewitt won…

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Libertarian Party Of California Joins Taxpayer Groups To Oppose SB231

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2017 LIBERTARIAN PARTY OF CALIFORNIA JOINS TAXPAYER GROUPS TO OPPOSE SB231 The Libertarian Party of California has joined the Howard Jarvis Taxpayers Association (HJTA) and several other local taxpayer organizations in OPPOSITION to SB 231 (by State Senator Bob Hertzberg) which would erode the protections afforded to taxpayers under the…

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Libertarian Party of California Opposes SB562 “Single Payer” Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 5, 2017 Libertarians Oppose SB562 – “Single Payer” state takeover of health care The California State Senate has passed SB562 to create a “single payer” health care system in California. The single payer would be the State of California, which would take over the entire healthcare system. The Libertarian Party of…

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Libertarian Party of California Opposes AB64 Additional Marijuana Regulations

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 18, 2017 LIBERTARIANS OBJECT TO PROPOSED MARIJUANA REGULATIONS The California Department of Food & Agriculture is holding a series of hearings across the state to gather feedback from the public on proposed regulations for the medical marijuana industry. Since Proposition 64 passed in November, there will be continued proposals for regulating…

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Message From The Chair – 5-17-17

Our recent State Convention was a huge success! It was held April 28-30 in Santa Clara. More people attended than at any recent convention in memory, and I noted great enthusiasm among those who did. The state LP hosted compelling speakers, including economist David Friedman, Eric Garris of Antiwar.com, and Patrick Byrne, CEO of Overstock.com….

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Message From The Chair – 4-1-17

DAVID FRIEDMAN & PATRICK BYRNE (CEO of Overstock.com) to speak at LPC STATE CONVENTION. DISCOUNT PRICES EXTENDED to April 4   Fellow Libertarians and Friends,   I am pleased to announce that David Friedman (economics professor and son of Milton Friedman) and Patrick Byrne (CEO of Overstock.com) are now featured speakers at the Libertarian Party…

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Message From The Chair – 3-12-17 Speakers announced for LPC State Convention April 28-30 – You’re invited!

The Libertarian Party of California’s 2017 State Convention is coming up fast — April 28 to April 30 at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel, 2700 Mission College Blvd., Santa Clara, CA 95054 (near San Jose International Airport). This will be the gala event of the season, featuring exciting speakers, tasty meal events, party business, and…

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Message From The Chair – 12/3/16 – Your Support Is Needed To Promote Liberty!

This is just a short message during the holiday season, along with an earnest request for some help. The Libertarian Party of California doesn’t have special interest groups financing it. We depend on freedom-loving individuals like you to help us get our message out. Donate Our recent presidential candidate, Gov. Gary Johnson, brought a lot…

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California Libertarian Activist, Volume II, issue 3 (11/6/2016)

      Volume II, Issue 3 November 6, 2016   The official publication for activists of the Libertarian Party of California IN THIS ISSUE: Election 2016: Libertarians offer chance for smaller government in San Mateo County ‘healthcare’ district In-depth review of Sequoia Healthcare District closure opportunity Anton for Assembly wins newspaper endorsement, Republican attention Roberts offers…

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California Libertarian Activist, Volume II, issue 2 (10/6/2016)

      Volume II, Issue 2 October 6, 2016   The official newsletter for activists of the Libertarian Party of California IN THIS ISSUE: Election 2016: Thiemer for City Council offers value to Fairfield residents Starr deploys two campaigns at once in Oxnard Recommendations on statewide ballot measures Robson challenges state senator in two-way race Baron…

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Message from the Chair 9-12-16 – 55 Electors Needed for Johnson/Weld Ticket – Will You Be One Of Them?

The Johnson/Weld ticket is receiving unprecedented levels of media coverage and public interest. I will talk about that in a moment. But right now, we need 55 California Libertarians to sign up to be electors for Johnson and Weld in California. California has 55 electoral votes. Whichever presidential candidate wins the popular vote in California…

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Message from the Chair May 22, 2016

Message from the Chair 5-22-16 This is an exciting time for the Libertarian Party. As you have probably seen in various media outlets, there is great interest in our party’s presidential nominee unlike any we have seen before. Is it possible for the Republicans and Democrats to be on the verge of nominating such distasteful…

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2016 Convention

  The Libertarian Party of California State Convention is coming up soon, on April 1 – 3, at the Hilton Los Angeles Airport, 5711 W. Century Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90045. This is expected to be the gala Libertarian event of the Spring. You are invited to attend. And bring your friends and family as…

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Message from the Chair

Fellow California Libertarians, I have a lot of good news to report! The Libertarian Party of California state convention will be held April 1 – 3 at the Hilton at Los Angeles Airport, near LAX. The contract has been signed, and our convention committee headed by Mark Hinkle is in the process of bringing an…

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Message from the Chair

Dear California LP Members,   I want to keep you updated about what’s going on in the Libertarian Party of California.   The 2016 state convention will be held on April 1, 2, & 3 at the LAX Hilton Hotel near Los Angeles International Airport. We are lining up an exciting array of speakers and…

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Program Committee Appointed

  The Executive Committee has appointed a Program Committee that is tasked with the following mandate: “The party program shall consist of up to five planks which state interim measures and practical policies, designed to implement the party position on issues of interest to California. The program shall not conflict with the Statement of Principles…

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Message from the Chair

  I want to bring everyone up to date on what the Libertarian Party of California is doing these days. I am pleased to announce the appointment of Janine Kloss as Executive Director of the LPC. Janine has been quite active in building the LP of Sacramento County, and I look forward to her assisting…

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