Colorado Convention 2018

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2018 Libertarian Party of Colorado Convention
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Convention
Dates: March 23-25, 2018
Location: Thornton
Venue: Doubletree By Hilton
Media
Website: Website
Facebook: Facebook
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The 2018 Libertarian Party of Colorado Convention was the upcoming annual convention for the Libertarian Party of Colorado. It was held on March 23 through March 25 2018, at the Doubletree By Hilton in Thornton, Colorado.[1]

Overview

The convention consisted of amendment proposals to the bylaws and constitution of the Libertarian Party of Colorado. Delegates elected board officers for the positions of Vice Chair, Outreach Director, Records Director, Regions Director, Communications Director, Campaigns Director, Membership Director, Legislative Director, Treasurer, and Fundraising Director.[2]

Delegates also confirmed nominees to run as candidates of the Libertarian Party of Colorado in the 2018 US midterm elections.

The Libertarian Party of Colorado chose 34 convention delegates to represent the state of Colorado at the 2018 National Convention in New Orleans.[3]

Guest speakers at the convention included Larry Sharpe, LNC Chair Nicholas Sarwark[4], and Senator Laura Ebke.[5]

Board Elections

10 out of 11 Libertarian Party of Colorado Board Officer positions were up for election. All candidates were selected by approval voting via standing vote.

None of the Above was a nominee for all positions.[6]

LPCO Vice Chair

Marc Montoni was elected.

Treasurer

John Hjersman was elected.

Regions Director

Steve Gallant was elected.

Campaigns Director

Nominees

Bruce Griffith was elected.

Outreach Director

Kevin Gulbranson was elected.

Membership Director

Matthew DiGiallonardo was elected.

Communications Director

Lance Cayko was elected.

Records Director

Mike Spalding was elected.

Legislative Director

Michael Stapleton was elected.

Fundraising Director

Roger Barris was elected.

Candidates for the 2018 US Elections

Main Article: 2018 Libertarian Party of Colorado Candidates

The following individuals are campaigning, or have expressed interest in campaigning, for the Libertarian Party of Colorado's nomination in the 2018 US Elections.

All 'Declared' candidates have publicly declared their intention to run through either filing to run with the Colorado Secretary of State/FEC, the issuing of a public statement, or the creation of a promotional page (web site or social media page).

None of the Above is a valid candidate for all positions.[7]

Declared

Candidate Office
Scott Helker Governor
Jeff Wilson Colorado House District 30[8]
Kim Tavendale Colorado House District 33[9]
Tom Kelly Colorado House District 50[10]
Kevin Gulbranson Colorado House District 56
James Treibert University of Colorado Regent, At-large[11]
Eric Mulder Arapahoe County Sheriff[12]
Christopher Marston Washington County Sheriff[13]

References

  1. https://www.facebook.com/events/1780099185628580/
  2. http://www.lpcolorado.org/constitution
  3. http://hq.lp.org/pipermail/lnc-business/attachments/20180121/d7f726ce/attachment-0001.pdf
  4. http://www.lpcolorado.org/2018conv?utm_campaign=convcall2018&utm_medium=email&utm_source=lpcolorado
  5. http://store.lpcolorado.org/2018-state-convention-ticket.html
  6. http://www.lpcolorado.org/constitution
  7. http://www.lpcolorado.org/constitution
  8. https://www.facebook.com/Jeff4Ward2/posts/571165723219889
  9. http://tracer.sos.colorado.gov/PublicSite/SearchPages/CandidateSearch.aspx
  10. http://www.greeleytribune.com/news/local/libertarian-political-science-professor-to-run-for-colorado-house-district-50-in-2018/
  11. http://tracer.sos.colorado.gov/PublicSite/SearchPages/CandidateDetail.aspx?SeqID=40460
  12. https://www.facebook.com/MulderForSheriff/
  13. https://www.facebook.com/pg/Marston4sheriff/about/?ref=page_internal