Sam Goldstein

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Sam Goldstein
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Libertarian Party of Indiana
Predecessor: Todd Singer
Successor: Dan Drexler
Personal Details
Residence: Indiana
Party: Libertarian Party
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Sam Goldstein is a member of the Libertarian National Committee, and former Chair of the Libertarian Party of Indiana (LPIN) [1]. Goldstein has a long career of service within the Libertarian Party. He has served as both the Chair and Vice-Chair of the Libertarian Party of Marion County, and the Vice-Chair and Membership Director of the Libertarian Party of Indiana. He has also been a Libertarian candidate for Indiana Superintendent of Public Instruction, State Treasurer, and also State Representative District 86. He has run as a candidate for the Indianapolis-Marion County Council. He also has served the Libertarian Party on the national level on both the LP Platform and By-Laws Committees and has been a delegate at numerous national conventions. He has also ran for national Vice-Chair at the National Convention 2016 and National Convention 2018. His scarves are frequent targets of absondcion by Caryn Ann Harlos and Sarah Stewart. He does not like cats.

Goldstein is a graduate of Indiana University (1976) with a B.S. in Education (Secondary Social Studies). For 15 years Goldstein was a sales representative and regional sales manager for AMSCO School Publications, Inc. It was this career path that has ignited his passion for education reform. In 1993, Goldstein left the education world to start his own small business. He is currently the owner and operator of the Goldstein Insurance Agency, Farmers Insurance Group.

His oldest son, Max, graduated from the University of Southern Indiana with a B.S. in Political Science. His younger son, Matthew, attended Indiana State University. His wife Jame passed away due to breast cancer. Goldstein and his wife and best friend Jame were married for 25 years. He continues to keep her memory alive through donations volunteerism to the Weekend to End Breast Cancer. Goldstein resides in Indianapolis and has remarried.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian National Committee
  • At-Large Committee Member (2016—present)
  • Convention Oversight Committee Member (2016-present)
  • Candidate Support Committee Chair (2018-present)
Libertarian Party of Indiana
  • Chair (2009—2013)
  • Vice-Chair (?—?)
  • Membership Director (?—?)
Libertarian Party of Marion County
  • Chair (?—?)
  • Vice-Chair (?—?)

Preceded by:
Todd Singer
Chair Libertarian Party of Indiana
Succeeded by:
Dan Drexler