The Libertarian Party of Wake County elected a new executive committee at its annual county convention on April 21. The new officers are Travis Groo, chair; Patrick Bowersox, vice chair; John Underwood, secretary; Steve Prins, treasurer, and; Dee Watson, at-large.
The new officers will serve a two-year term.
The convention also elected delegates to the state Libertarian Party Convention to be held June 18 to 20 at the Greensboro Shrine Club. WakeLP has the largest county delegation.
Under the leadership of outgoing chair David Ulmer, Wake Libertarians have steadily increased the number of candidates running in the county. They ran seven people for the General Assembly in 2016, 14 in 2018, and 13 in 2020.
The collective vote for Libertarian candidates in Wake County set a new all-time record high in 2020. Most voters in Wake could vote for Libertarians for U.S. President and Vice-President, U.S. Senate and House, and both state House and Senate.
The Libertarian Party is the third-largest party in North Carolina. Our vision is a free, peaceful, and prosperous North Carolina where every individual has the opportunity to pursue their unique vision of a rewarding and enriching life.