About the LPWV

Welcome to the official website and online community for the Libertarian Party of West Virginia (LPWV). As membership continues to climb, the LPWV is assuming an increasing role in state politics. Whether it is hitting the streets and trying to educate voters or running for election, the LPWV strives to protect liberty for all West Virginians.

The LPWV is neither Democrat nor Republican. Rather, we represent the majority of West Virginians through our conscious efforts to protect liberty by emphasizing individual freedom. We believe each individual has the right to live as they wish, provided they do not infringe on the rights of others. This extremely important concept is what separates the LPWV from the two major parties.



Substantially reduce the size and intrusiveness of government and cut all taxes.

Let peaceful, honest people offer their goods and services to willing consumers without a hassle from government.

Let peaceful, honest people decide for themselves what to eat, drink, read, or smoke and how to dress, medicate themselves or make love, without fear of criminal penalties.

The U.S. government should defend Americans and their property in America and let the U.S. taxpayer off the hook for the defense bill of wealthy countries like Germany and Japan.


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    LPWV Growing Downstate (Bridge Day)

    The Libertarian Party of West Virginia hosted two events coinciding with the 2015 Bridge Day Festival in West Virginia.

    Bridge Day is a B.A.S.E. (Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth) Jumping event that takes place on the New River Gorge Bridge near Fayetteville on the third Saturday of October each year. The jumpers descend over 800 feet into the gorge for the world's premier BASE jumping experience.

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