Consistent Growth All Over the State

Consistent growth all over the state; biggest state convention we’ve ever held set for Sat., May 7 (see last paragraph below)

 

There’s been no winter hibernation for the Libertarian Party in the Mountain State. Although the weather keep outdoor activities to a minimum, LPWV political growth has continued unabated. Case in point: as many have been seeing on the LPWV Facebook page (Facebook.com/thelpwv) and on this web site, our party is going to be the first party other than the Ds and Rs ever to field a full slate for all six statewide offices. Four of our six candidates have already announced publicly: David Moran (of Preston County) for Governor, Karl Kolenich (of Upshur County) for Attorney General, John Buckley (of Hardy County) for Secretary of State, and Brent West (of Wood County) for Treasurer. LP candidates for the remaining two statewide posts – Auditor and Commissioner of Agriculture – will be announced shortly.

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Libertarians Endorse Medical Marijuana Bill

The Libertarian Party of West Virginia (“LPWV”) today endorsed passage of S.B. 640, a bi-partisan measure allowing the use of marijuana to ease medical pain and suffering. “This bill is a positive step, admittedly a small step, in the direction of reform of marijuana laws,” says Michael Wilson, the chair of the LPWV. “We urge the State Senate and House of Delegates to act favorably on this legislation and add West Virginia to the growing number of states allowing their citizens greater personal and medical liberty.”

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John Buckley on the Tom Roten Show

John Buckley is a Libertarian candidate for Secretary of State in West Virginia. Listen to his views he shared on The Tom Roten Morning Show. Please click the link below to listen to the interview. 

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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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Hardy County Libertarians Reach Out at Fall Festival

Libertarians in Hardy County expanded their visibility with an outreach booth at the Wardensville Fall Festival over the weekend of October 10 and 11.

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National Convention Highlights

Delegates Michael S. Wilson, John Buckley and David Moran represented the Libertarian Party of West Virginia at the 2014 Libertarian National Convention. Among our various interactions, workshops, networking opportunities and party business, the LP elected a new slate of leaders to the LNC.

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2014 Candidates Nominated

The delegates and attendees of the 2014 Libertarian Party of West Virginia State Convention nominated our candidates for the 2014 General Election. The LPWV will be hosting its largest array of candidates in over 25 years in this election cycle. 

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Death and Taxes

This is an anonymous poem that expresses the reality of the overspending of our government, which forces upon the people obscene taxation throughout life and even in death. 

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Doc Thompson Interview with Tom Coyne

Libertarian Candidate hopeful, Dr. Thomas Coyne, was interviewed on The Morning Blaze with Doc Thompson, on Wednesday, February 5, 2014. 

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LP response to 2014 State of the Union Address


WASHINGTON
— Libertarian Party Executive Director Wes Benedict issued the following statement today in response to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address:

Thanks to unprecedented levels of government interference and government coercion, Americans' rights are violated like never before. We are harmed by taxes, regulations, prohibitions, and shocking privacy intrusions.

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