Libertarian Party of New Mexico
2014 Annual State Convention
Albuquerque, New Mexico – Saturday, 10 May 2014
Contact Mike Blessing – 505-249-1248
Although there is no formal program for Friday evening, for anyone wanting to arrive early, the early birds will gather in the bar area of the Marriott at about 8:00 PM for an informal dinner / discussion – No-host, pay-as-you-go, dinner, cocktails, and networking.
|9:00 – 9:50 AM||Registration (∅25 per person, ∅15 for student) and pay-as-you-go no-host breakfast (order off the menu)|
|10:00 – 10:25 AM||Introduction to the convention by Mike Blessing and others|
|10:30 – 11:45 AM||Speech by Penn Pfiffner, Senior Fellow at the Independence Institute|
|11:45 AM – 1:15 PM||No-host Lunch break|
|1:15 – 2:00 PM||Address by Paul Gessing, President of the Rio Grande Foundation|
|2:00 – 2:20 PM||Coffee break|
|2:20 – 2:45 PM||Address by Daniel Moore, President of the Albuquerque Tea Party|
|2:45 – 3:00 PM||Break|
|3:00 – 5:00 PM||LPNM Business Meeting (no charge to participants)|
|5:00 PM||Adjournment, followed by a possible informal dinner or watering-hole gathering|
Speakers and Candidates Addressing the Convention Membership
Speakers should be open to questions from the audience. Audience members are requested to ask questions of the speaker as opposed to making statements. All speakers will be considered to have consented to being recorded, including but not limited to audio or video devices, for posting to the internet (YouTube, etc.).
Handouts for Distribution
The LPNM membership reserves the right to disavow any handouts (handbills, brochures, CDs, DVDs, etc.) offered for distribution to convention membership, as well as the person(s) doing the distributing.
Nominations for Candidates for Public Office
Anyone wanting to vote to nominate candidates for public office needs to make sure that they're registered to vote as "Libertarian" or "LIB" as the Secretary of State prints on the voter registration cards before they show up for the Convention.
So make sure to bring your voter registration card.
Participating in LPNM Internal Business
All you have to do to participate in the LPNM's internal business (changes to the Constitution and Bylaws, internal nominations, etc.) is to do the following (both steps are necessary, regardless of order completed):
Becoming an LPNM Candidate for Public Office
Anyone wanting to be a candidate for public office on the LPNM's ballot line needs to :
See here for the guides – http://www.sos.state.nm.us/Candidate_And_Pac_Information/
Becoming a Delegate to the National Convention
Anyone wanting to be a delegate from the LPNM to the LP's 2012 National Convention needs to :