The Weekly Sedition

Monday, 30 March 2009

LPNM 2009 State Convention

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Libertarian Party of New Mexico
2009 Annual State Convention
Alamogordo, New Mexico
Friday, 17 April – Sunday, 19 April


Please begin planning now to attend our LPNM 2009 State Convention, to be held at the Holiday Inn Express in sunny Alamogordo, located at 100 Kerry Ave. 575–434–9773 is their phone number.


Friday, April 17, 2009

5:00 PM – 7:15 PM  No-host cocktails and networking
7:15 PM – 7:30 PM  State Chair’s Welcome Comments
7:30 PM – 8:30 PM  Speaker: Bert Ickler, County Chair, LP of Doña Ana County
                              Topic: Why You Should Support And Vote For The Libertarian Party
8:30 PM – 9:30 PM  No-host cocktails and networking

Saturday, April 18, 2009

8:00 AM – 8:45 AM    Registration; networking; coffee, tea, and rolls or donuts
8:45 AM – 9:00 AM    State Chair’s Welcoming Comments
9:00 AM – 10:15 AM  Panel Discussion by former LPNM State Chairs

Topic: Monday Morning Quarterbacking; What Have We Done Wrong, What We Have Done Right, and How Could We Have Done Better
to include questions from the floor

10:15 AM – 10:30 AM  Break
10:30 AM – 11:30 AM  Speaker: Allen Woodruff, Prospective LP candidate for U.S. Congress, 1st NM Congressional District
                                 Topic: Ballot Access Litigation and Petition Drive
11:30 AM – 1:00 PM   Lunch
1:00 PM – 2:45 PM    Business Meeting

  • Only Caucus Members can vote during LPNM business and party elections
  • All Libertarians registered with NM can vote during political nominations
  • Visitors do not vote in any voting actions or activities

  1. State of the State Party Address by Jay Vandersloot
  2. Election of LPNM Officers
  3. Business of the LPNM
    1. Motion to amend the Bylaws to bring them in compliance with NM State Statutes
    2. Motion  to adopt an LPNM Platform
    3. Other items from the floor
    4. Set date for the LPNM 2010 State Convention (so attendees will know when to plan for)

2:45 PM – 3:00 PM    Break
3:00 PM – 4:15 PM    Speaker: Ken Cavanaugh, former US House Candidate in Pennsylvania,
                                Topic: The Way Forward
4:15 PM – 4:30 PM    Break
4:30 PM – 5:45 PM    Speaker: Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation
                                Topic: Building a Liberty Movement in NM
5:45 PM – 7:00 PM    Networking and getting ready for the banquet
7:00 PM – 10:00 PM  Banquet (although not required, dressing up a little might be nice

Keynote Speaker: Jim Libertarian Burns, former candidate for the LP Presidential nomination
Topic: The Second Revolution
Auction (bring your items to donate for the auction)

Sunday, April 19, 2009

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM      Diehard Breakfast
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM    Speaker: Dr. Gil Heredia, County Chair, LP of Otero County
10:00 AM – 10:30 AM  LPNM State Central Committee Meeting
10:30 AM                    Adjourn



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