Make Boards of Elections Nonpartisan

The changes to the makeup of the state and county boards of elections proposed by the Republicans is just another attempt to consolidate their stranglehold on the electoral system, the state Libertarian Party chair said in a statement today.

“Don’t be fooled. Calling this a bipartisan board is a smokescreen to hide the fact that this proposal is designed to shut-out the fastest growing segment of registered voters – independents and alternative parties,” said Brian Irving.

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WakeLP to Co-Host 2016 Election Night Party in Raleigh

The Wake County Libertarian Party will co-host an election party in Raleigh Tuesday night at which Libertarian Party of North Carolina candidates for Governor and US Senate will be the headline speakers.

  • Where: Proof Five Points, 1620 Glenwood Avenue, Raleigh
  • When: Tuesday, November 8th…the party starts at 7pm; candidates will be available for interviews anytime but won’t be speaking to the crowd until the election results are reported
  • What: Cash bar; attendance and (while supplies last) finger food and soft drinks are free 
  • Who: Candidates expected to appear to give victory or concession speeches as appropriate include:
    • Governor—Lon Cecil
    • US Senate—Sean Haugh
    • NC Senate 15—Brad Hessel (Wake)
    • NC Senate 17—Susan Hogarth (Wake)
    • NC Senate 20—Barbara Howe (Granville, Durham)
    • NC House 11—Brian Lewis (Wake)
    • NC House 36—Steven Seay (Wake)
    • NC House 37—Rob Rose (Wake)
    • NC House 38—Olen Watson (Wake)
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NCGA Candidates to Lead Alcohol and Drug Policy Discussion

The Wake County Libertarian Party will host a discussion on alcohol and drug policy starting at 7:30pm tomorrow night, Thursday, October 27th at The Gourmet Factory on Western Boulevard. Moderated by Olen Watson, Libertarian candidate for NC House 38 and Brad Hessel, Libertarian candidate for NC Senate 15, this will be the fifth and final in a series of meetups that address key issues leading up to the 2016 general election.

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