National Convention 1974

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1974 Libertarian National Convention
Dates: June 1974
Location: Irving, Texas
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The 1974 Libertarian Party National Convention adopted the Dallas Accord which sought to accommodate supporters of both anarcho-capitalism and minarchism. It was held in Irving Texas near Dallas in June.

Edward H Crane was elected as national chair over Eric Scott Royce.


Platform Committee

Chair: National Vice-Chairman Ed Clark Vice-Chair: National Treasurer Pipp Boyls

Constitution, By-Laws & Rules Committee

Chair: National Secretary Georgiann Trammell Co-Chair: Winston Duke will serve as Co-Chairman

Credentials Committee

Chair: Guy Story Brown

LNC Races


Ed Crane of California and Scott Royce of Virginia competed for the Chairmanship. Crane won garnering over 80% of the vote.

A major debate in the campaign centered around the proposed location of the national headquarters of the LP.


Andrea Millen, former Chairwoman of the FLP in New York, won an unopposed term as Vice-Chairwoman.


Bill Westmiller of California defeated Abby Goldsmith of Florida for Secretary.


John Draft ran unopposed for Treasurer.




Audio Recordings

Picture of box containing 1974 Convention reel-to-reel recording in the possession of D Frank Robinson

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