LP state convention is in March

Published 12:07 am Wednesday, November 22, 2017

The Libertarian Party of Alabama will hold its 2018 State Convention on March

2-4, 2018, at Wind Creek Hotel and Casino in Atmore.

The convention kicks off with a reception on Friday night. The next day will be a full day of speakers and business sessions. Part of the business will be election of new officers, endorsement of candidates for the November 2018 elections and election of delegates to the National Convention, which will be held in New Orleans in July.

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Bill Redpath, an at large Representative of the Libertarian National Committee, will speak in the morning on ballot access laws.

Radley Balko will be the keynote speaker during lunch. Balko has previously written for the Huffington Post, was a senior editor at Reason Magazine and a policy analyst for the Cato Institute. He is most well known for his book, “Rise of the Warrior Cop; the Militarization of America’s Police Force,” published in 2013. His latest book, “Dr. Death and the Country Dentist; a True Story of Injustice in the American South,” will be available February 2018.

Saturday evening will include an awards dinner, with special guest speaker, Adam Kokesh. Kokesh is well known for his activism throughout the liberty movement and is the first candidate to declare his intent to run for the Libertarian Party Presidential nomination for 2020.

The Libertarian Leadership Academy’s own C. Michael Pickens will present a day-long seminar on Sunday for Candidates and Activists – We Must Win.

This is an event current and prospective Libertarians in Alabama will not want to miss. Guests are welcome to sit in on the business sessions and to peruse the vendors in the hall.

Ticket prices and more information can be found at www.lpalabamaconvention.org.