Petitioning for 2020 Candidates

It’s time to get Libertarian Party candidates on the ballot for the June primary. The petitioning period is from February 25 to April 2. Any enrolled Libertarian may run for office, as long as they collect the required signatures. No permission or endorsement from the Manhattan Libertarian Party is needed. We know of candidates for …

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Run for the LPNY State Committee

We need four people to represent Manhattan on the Libertarian Party of New York’s state committee. The Libertarian Party of New York state committee is a 69-member body that makes decisions on party business. Representatives are picked from every judicial district in New York. Manhattan’s district, District 1, has been given four seats on the …

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February Guest Speaker: Scott Beyer, Market Urbanism Report

We will have a special guest speaker at the next Manhattan LP meeting. Tuesday, February 117:00-9:00 pm Ukrainian East Village Restaurant140 2nd AveNew York, NY 10003 RSVP on Facebook | RSVP on Meetup Scott Beyer is an urban affairs journalist. Along with founding and managing Market Urbanism Report, he writes columns for Forbes, the Independent …

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NYC Libertarians Holiday Party

Celebrate the holidays with the Libertarian Party in New York City! All are welcome to attend. There will be food and drink available for purchase at the restaurant. When: Thursday, December 19, 2019, 8:30-11:00 pmWhere: Cloister Cafe, 238 E 9th St. New York, NY 10003 Will you support our party in 2020 by making a …

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Follow Up and Explanation of the Nov. 5, 2019 Election Issue

In general, we had a pretty successful off-year election. Devin Balkind garnered over 2% of the vote for Public Advocate, a recent milestone, and a fair amount of media coverage for an economical campaign. Devin’s campaign proved that this party is on the upswing. For many of us enrolled Libertarians, however, our experience on Election …

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Election Night Party

Celebrate our first candidates in New York City since achieving ballot access. When: Tuesday, November 5, 2019, 8:00-11:00pm Where: Cloister Cafe, 238 E 9th St. New York, NY Free! No tickets required. RSVP on Facebook RSVP on Meetup

Voter Guide, November 5, 2019

CANDIDATES Devin Balkind for Public Advocate VoteDevin.com Devin’s Top 3 Issues 1. Citywide directory of social services 2. Digital transformation of city agencies 3. Tech-enabled MTA and NYCHA reform David Fite for City Council District 45 (Brooklyn) Fite4NYC.org Not in Manhattan, but we support him anyway. MANHATTAN LIBERTARIAN PARTY GUIDE FOR THE FIVE PROPOSED NYC …

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Thankful, ever so thankful.

We ought to be thankful every year for our Constitutional democracy, our republic, our Bill of Rights, our free markets, our protected rights to life, liberty and to pursue our own happiness; our affluence and our peace at home. Before calibrating the distance our current circumstances fall short of our ideals, first check out the …

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Vote for Hillary?

I have heard several people, including libertarians, say they will vote for Hillary because Trump is worse. I hate to admit it, but if a gun were put to my head and I had to vote for one of the two I would vote for Hillary, despite some perverse thoughts of wanting to poke the …

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