Libertarian Party of Virginia

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Libertarian Party of Virginia
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General Information
Chartered: December 15, 1974
Region: Region 5
Officers
Chair: Vacant
Vice-Chair: Vacant
Secretary: Vacant
Treasurer: Dan John
Contact
Website: Website
Social Media
Facebook: Facebook
Twitter: Twitter
Instagram: Instagram

The Libertarian Party of Virginia ("the Party" in the governing documents) is the Virginia affiliate of the Libertarian Party. It was affiliated 11/24/73 at the LNC Meeting 24 November 1973 as per LP News 1974 January-February Issue 18.

State Central Committee

Party Officers, District Chairs, & District Bylaws
Position Name Congressional District Bylaws
Chair Vacant N/A
Vice Chair Vacant N/A
Secretary Vacant N/A
Treasurer Dan John N/A
First District Chair Nick Kurfees Bylaws Adopted May 14, 2022
Second District Chair Vacant Bylaws Adopted May 14, 2022
Third District Chair James St. John None
Fourth District Chair Vacant None
Fifth District Chair Derek Maddox Bylaws Adopted January 22, 2006
Sixth District Chair David Maurice Bylaws Adopted March 4, 2006
Seventh District Chair David Norton Bylaws Adopted September 2, 2003
Eighth District Chair Logan Hoy Bylaws Adopted November 19, 2005
Ninth District Chair Austin Craig Bylaws Adopted January 19, 2005
Tenth District Chair Vacant Bylaws Adopted April 17, 2021
Eleventh District Chair Stevan Porter None

Past State Central Committee Members

Past Chairs

Year Name
2022 Holly Ward
2021-2022 Dean Davison
2021 Joe Paschal
2020-2021 Nick Dunbar
2016-2020 Bo Brown
2014-2016 Bill Redpath
2012-2014 Chuck Moulton
2009-2012 Bill Wood
2006-2009 Leonard Harris
2003-2006 Steve Damerell
2003 Steve Dasbach, Interim
2002-2003 Marianne Volpe
2001-2002 Marc Montoni
2000-2001 Dana Johansen
1998-2000 Gary Reams
1996-1998 Dana Johansen
1992 Rick Sincere
1991 John Buckley
1987-1988 Howard Maxwell
1986-1987 Marc Montoni
1985 David Saum
1978 Jerry Sklute
1978 Stew Engel
1975 Richard Gentry

Past Vice-Chairs

Year Name
2022 Bailee Dover
2021-2022 Derek Maddox
2021 Dean Davison
2020-2021 Joe Paschal
1987-1988 Bill Redpath
1985 Marc Montoni

Past Secretaries

Year Name
2022 Celeste Garrett
2021-2022 Nick Dunbar
2020-2021 Dean Davison
2016-2020 Jim Lark
2007-2016 Marc Montoni
2001 Marianne Volpe
1986 Bill Redpath
Unknown Rick Caldwell

Past Treasurers

Year Name
2020-2022 Bailee Dover
2018-2020 John Kennedy
Unknown James Curtis

Past District Chairs

Year District Name
2021-2022 First District Steven Tucker
2022 Second District Hannah MacCall
2021-2022 Second District Andrew Watkins
?-2022 Fourth District Paul Kunberger
2022 Fifth District Brian Doss
?-2022 Fifth District Eric Bowling
2022 Sixth District Joe Enroughty
?-2022 Sixth District Brian Hiner
2021-2022 Seventh District Nick Kurfees
2022 Eighth District Katie Wilson
2021-2022 Eighth District Holly Ward
?-2021 Eighth District Martin Overstrom
2020-2022 Ninth District Andrew Rose
?-2022 Tenth District Chris Frashure
?-2021 Eleventh District Marta Howard

Committees

Committee Chairs
Committee Name Name
Communications Committee Vacant
Convention Committee Vacant
Financial Development Committee Vacant
Local Affiliate Parties Committee Vacant
Membership Committee Vacant
Political Development Committee Vacant

Former Addresses

  • PO Box 28263, Richmond VA 23228-0263
  • 824 West Broad St., Richmond, VA 23220

Candidates

There have been hundreds of candidates for public office over the many years the party has been formally organized in Virginia.

The complete list, with election results where available, can be viewed at List of Virginia Candidates.

Conventions

Local Affiliates

Name Cities/Counties Current Bylaws
Libertarian Party of Northern Virginia Arlington, Alexandria, Falls Church, Fairfax, Fairfax (City), Loudoun Adopted November 6, 2021
Libertarian Party of Prince William County Prince William, Manassas, Manassas Park Adopted January 18, 2020
Fredericksburg Area Libertarians Stafford, Spotsylvania, Fredericksburg Adopted June 12, 2021
Jefferson Area Libertarians Albemarle, Charlottesville
Libertarian Party of Central Virginia Louisa, Goochland, Powhatan, Hanover, Henrico, New Kent Adopted October 25, 2021
Peninsula Libertarian Party James City, Williamsburg, York, Newport News, Hampton, Poquoson Adopted October 2013
Libertarian Party of Hampton Roads Virginia Beach, Norfolk, Portsmouth, Chesapeake, Suffolk
Roanoke Valley Libertarians Roanoke, Roanoke (City), Salem, Franklin, Bedford

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Elections

See: Libertarian Party of Virginia Historical Election Results

Size and Influence

Year Minimum
Unique
Voters
Minimum
Percent
Of Voters
Signature
Members
(Dec)
Signature
Members
Per
Million
Population
LNC
Total Donors
2004 - Present
Or
Active Members
1972 - 2003

(Dec)
LNC Donors
Per
Million
Population
State Rank
Of Total LNC
Donors
(Of 51)
2021 2,992 1.80% 5,394 624 657 76.02 6
2020 64,761 1.45% 5,244 608 790 91.52 7
2019 11,707 18.9% 4,932 576 581 67.90 7
2018 61,565 1.83% 4,855 570 596 69.97 7
2017 27,987 1.07% 4,926 582 653 77.10 5
2016 118,274 2.97% 5,281 628 954 113.41 4
2015 4,996 0.33% 4,711 562 488 58.21 6
2014 53,102 2.42% 4,624 555 587 70.50 4
2013 146,084 6.48% 4,447 538 687 83.07 5
2012 31,216 0.81% 4,204 513 642 78.36 6
2011 11,497 0.79% 3,963 489 553 68.19 7
2010 23,681 1.07% 3,870 482 613 76.38 6
2009 580 0.03% 3,731 471 613 77.34 6
2008 20,269 0.54% 3,510 448 640 81.70 7
2007 8,312 0.60% 3,271 422 545 70.31 8
2006 2,107 0.09% 3,152 411 420 54.73 10
2005 11,307 0.57% 2,945 389 658 86.84 7
2004 11,032 0.34% 775 103.67 10
2003 636 86.33 11
2002 106,055 7.96% 718 98.53 11
2001 28,783 1.51% 889 123.50 12
2000 46,016 1.68% 1,004 141.29 11
1999 8,869 0.65% 981 142.73 11
1998 4,506 0.37% 890 131.09 12
1997 16,569 0.94% 684 101.59 12
1996 10,729 0.44% 716 107.42 10
1995 427 0.03% 384 384 12
1994 11,513 0.55% 284 43.45 13
1993 12,443 0.68% 251 38.83 13
1992 5,730 0.22% 286 44.80 12
1991 253 40.26 13
1990 6,101 0.49% 260 41.84 12
1989 115 0.01% 206 33.66 10
1988 8,336 0.37% 156 25.84 11
1987
1986
1985
1984
1983
1982 2,162 0.15%
1981 6,170 0.43%
1980 20,855 1.11%
1979 1,265 0.12%
1978
1977
1976 4,648 0.27%
1975
1974
1973
1972

Finances

LPVA Financial Development Committee

Publications

Virginia Liberty

Virginia Libertarian

Liberty VA

Newsletter of the Libertarian Party of Virginia

Governing Documents

Constitution

For historical Constitutions see Index of Virginia State Party Constitutions

Bylaws

For historical bylaws see Index of Virginia State Party Bylaws

History

  • July 2014 - Ballot Order Lawsuit. Virginia case number 3:14-cv-479, in the court of Judge Robert Payne. The case was filed on behalf of the Libertarian Party of Virginia and named several of the party's candidates for office in 2014. It was handled by Douglas R. McKusick, Senior Staff Attorney for The Rutherford Institute, Charlottesville, VA, and by David P Morgan, of Cravens & Noll, P.C., Richmond, VA. Copy of Complaint as filed

Alleged Dissolution Controversy

  • On September 11, 2022 seven members of the LPVA SCC attempted to dissolve the Libertarian Party of Virginia using procedures which were neither authorized by the governing documents nor the laws of the Commonwealth of Virginia.

References



Libertarian Party of Virginia
Affiliates: Libertarian Party of Northern VirginiaLibertarian Party of Prince William CountyFredericksburg Area LibertariansJefferson Area Libertarians

Libertarian Party of Central VirginiaPeninsula Libertarian PartyLibertarian Party of Hampton RoadsRoanoke Valley Libertarians

Conventions: 197420162017201820202022
Publications: Virginia LibertyVirginia LibertarianLiberty VANewsletter of the Libertarian Party of Virginia
Other: CandidatesElection Results



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