2020 Libertarian State Convention

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The 2020 Libertarian Party of Georgia state convention will be on January 18 and 19 at the Douglasville Conference Center. Please stay tuned to this page for announcements as we firm up details .

Pricing

* Children 16 and under do not require a ticket

Guest Speakers

Expect updates to this list as we get closer and closer to the convention! We will be updating here as confirmations roll in.

Ballot Access is one of the major goals of the Libertarian Party of Georgia. In order effectively spread the message of liberty, we need to be able to get our candidates onto the ballot. Here in Georgia, we face some of the toughest ballot access laws in the nation.

Jay Strickland

Jay Strickland

Jay Strickland was the Libertarian Party candidate for Georgia House of Representatives District 42 in 2018. He ran an aggressive petitioning campaign in which he was able to raise over 1,600 signatures, more than the 1,200 required to get on the ballot, but ultimately failed as only 900 were deemed valid.

Demond Kennedy

Demond Kennedy

Demond Kennedy was the Libertarian Party candidate for Georgia House of Representatives District 90 in 2018. Ultimately, Demond and his team were unable to attain the required number of signatures, but not for lack of trying. He faced an assortment of unforeseen challenges.

Bryan Sells

Bryan Sells

Bryan L. Sells is an experienced civil rights lawyer specializing in voting rights, election law, and redistricting. He has been working on the Libertarian Party of Georgia’s lawsuit challenging Georgia’s unconstitutional ballot access laws.

Libertarians often receive criticism for being too extreme as well as too moderate in our messaging. These libertarians are on the front lines of communicating liberty to the masses. Find out what strategies they think are the most effective.
Peter Quinones

Peter “Mance Rayder” Quinones

Peter R. Quinones is managing editor of the Libertarian Institute and hosts the Free Man Beyond the Wall podcast. He released his first book, Freedom Through Memedom – The 31-day Guide to Waking Up to Liberty in November 2017. It reached #4 in the Libertarian Section on Amazon. He has spoken at Liberty Forum in Manchester, New Hampshire and is currently co-producing a documentary entitled, “The Monopoly on Violence,” which is scheduled for a 2020 release. It will feature the most prominent figures in libertarianism explaining how nations states came into existence, the atrocities they commit and what a truly open libertarian society would look like.
Georgia is making great strides in the School Choice, and there are plenty of alternative ideas to state run education. This panel is all about how to enable school choice, and what alternative education choices are available.
Peter Quinones

Dan Sanchez

Dan Sanchez is the Director of Content at the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) and the editor-in-chief of FEE.org. He co-hosts the weekly web show FEEcast, serving as the resident “explainer.” Dan is also the main writing coach for Praxis, a professional-development bootcamp that serves as an alternative to college.

2020 Presidential Debate

The Libertarian Party of Georgia will proudly host candidates seeking nomination by the Libertarian Party for President in 2020. Stay tuned here as candidates are announced!

Max Abramson

Max Abramson

Rep. Max Abramson is currently serving his second term in the New Hampshire state legislature. He has also served on his town's Planning Board, Budget Committee, and was successful in getting minimum parking requirements repealed in town, ending the death penalty in New Hampshire, and has spoken on the floor of the N.H. State House numerous times in favor of easing restrictions on medical marijuana use and reducing spending. He has also passed House resolutions asking Congress to reduce the regulatory burden on American fishermen and investigate the causes of veteran suicides.

Max has been active in the Libertarian Party and has worked on ballot access and Libertarian campaigns for 20 years and achieved party status and automatic ballot access for the LPNH with his 2016 gubernatorial campaign.

Georgia Candidates Seeking Nomination

The Libertarian Party of Georgia nominates candidates for public office at the state level via convention. Delegates at the 2020 Annual Convention will be selecting each candidate besides President and Vice President who will appear on ballots all across Georgia. Per Libertarian Party of Georgia, None of the Above will also be a choice on each and every nomination ballot.

* If you’re a candidate and you feel you should be included on this list, please email chair@lpgeorgia.com. You must have a website to be linked to and have filed the appropriate paperwork to be considered a candidate by the state of Georgia.

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