International Alliance of Libertarian Parties
At the 2014 Libertarian National Convention in the United States, former chairman of the Libertarian National Committee Geoff Neale was appointed to help with the creation of an alliance of global libertarian parties. On 6 March 2015, the IALP was formed with nine founding members. As of 2019, the IALP has 21 members
Libertarian Party (United States)
The Libertarian Party (LP) is a political party in the United States that promotes civil liberties, non-interventionism, laissez-fairecapitalism, and limiting the size and scope of government. The party was conceived in August 1971 at meetings in the home of David F. Nolan in Westminster, Colorado, and was officially formed on December 11, 1971 in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The founding of the party was prompted in part due to concerns about the Nixon administration, the Vietnam War, conscription, and the introduction of fiat money.
Libertarian Party of Arizona
The Arizona Libertarian Party was one of the earliest affiliates to be formed with it having 35 dues-paying members by late 1972 and was planning on holding a state convention to plan on how to seek legal recognition as a party. In 1973 the party was organized and elected its officials and the following year had grown to over 200 members.
Libertarian Party of Arkansas
In 2002 members of the party petitioned to place Amendment 3, a ballot initiative that would have eliminated taxes on food and medicine, but it was overwhelmingly rejected by 61% to 39%. However, the sales tax on food was later phased out through the passage of a bill following the amendment’s defeat.
Libertarian Party of California
The Libertarian Party of California (LPC) is the California affiliate of the national Libertarian Party (LP). The party chairwoman is Mimi Robson, and is based in Sacramento, California, in Sacramento County. As of 2016 Libertarians represent approximately 0.74% of the state’s registered voters.
Libertarian Party of Connecticut
The Libertarian Party of Connecticut is a statewide affiliate of the U.S. Libertarian Party. According to the bylaws posted on its web site, the Connecticut Libertarian Party has the basic aims of furthering individual freedom and opposing the initiation of force against individuals, among other things. It does this by engaging in political, educational, and social activities.
Libertarian Party of Delaware
The Libertarian Party of Delaware is the Delaware affiliate of the Libertarian Party. It was founded in 1971 alongside the Libertarian Party of the United States of America. The party is one of seven political parties registered in the state of Delaware. As of June 1, 2016 there are 1,226 members statewide, with 208 members in Kent County, 768 members in New Castle County, and 250 members in Sussex County.
Libertarian Party of Florida
The Libertarian Party of Florida, or LPF, is the state of Florida‘s official affiliate with the Libertarian National Committee. The organization was founded in 1987 and its executive committee was incorporated in 2012.
Libertarian Party of Hawaii
The Libertarian Party of Hawaii is the Hawaii affiliate of the United States Libertarian Party. The state chair is Tracy Ryan. Hawaii has only one elected Libertarian, Daniel de Gracia.
Libertarian Party of Idaho
The Libertarian Party of Idaho is the Idaho affiliate of the Libertarian Party. Although, it currently has no representation in the Idaho Legislature, along with the Constitution Party of Idaho, it is one of two minor political parties in Idaho which has ballot access. The current state chair is Rob Oates. The Libertarian Party of Idaho promotes personal, economic, and securing liberties. They have the same platform as the Libertarian National Committee. Who hold the same beliefs as discussed in the convention of the national Libertarian Party .
Libertarian Party of Illinois
The Libertarian Party of Illinois is the Illinois affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The current state chair is Bennett Morris. There are twelve Libertarian officeholders in Illinois.
Libertarian Party of Iowa
The Libertarian Party of Iowa is the Iowa affiliate of the Libertarian Party. It gained major party status in 2017, following Gary Johnson‘s performance in the 2016 presidential election in Iowa. As of 2018, there are 11,300 registered Libertarians in the state.
Libertarian Party of Kansas
The Libertarian Party of Kansas (LPKS) is the Kansas affiliate of the Libertarian Party. Since 2007 the Libertarian Party of Kansas has been the fastest growing political party in the state of Kansas. The LPKS earned full ballot access in 1992 as a minor party, with Libertarian candidates appearing on every statewide general election ballot since then.
Libertarian Party of Louisiana
The Libertarian Party of Louisiana (LPL) is the Louisiana affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chairman is Rufus Holt Craig, Jr. It is the third largest party in Louisiana and one of five officially recognized parties in the state. The LPL has two legislative accomplishments to its credit, one a friendlier ballot access law passed in 2004, and the other, a defeat of a bill which would have redefined any party under 40,000 registered voters as a “minor” party and not deserving of federal primary elections.
Libertarian Party of Maine
The LPME was granted status as an affiliate of the Libertarian party in 1975 and ran its first candidate for elective office in municipal elections in Portland, Maine in 1979.
Libertarian Party of Maryland
The Libertarian Party of Maryland is the Maryland affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chair is Robert S. Johnston III. The party, also known as “LPMaryland,” is Maryland’s third-largest political party.
Libertarian Party of Massachusetts
The Libertarian Party of Massachusetts (LPMA) is one of four political parties officially recognized by the Secretary of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. and is the Massachusetts affiliate of the national Libertarian Party (LP). It is headquartered in Framingham, Massachusetts.
Libertarian Party of Michigan
The Libertarian Party of Michigan is a Michigan state political party advocating a libertarian ideology and the state affiliate of the Libertarian Party of the United States. The party gained primary ballot access status in 2016 because of the vote total of presidential nominee Gary Johnson. They lost this status since their 2018 gubernatorial nominee Bill Gelineau failed to reach that threshold in the general election.
Libertarian Party of Mississippi
The Libertarian Party of Mississippi is the Mississippi affiliate of the U.S. Libertarian Party. The Chair is Ronald Morris, Bill Kalles is Vice Chair, Fredia Hallman is Secretary, and the Treasurer is Sheri Bedwell.
Libertarian Party of Missouri
The Libertarian Party of Missouri is the Missouri affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chair is Bill Slantz. Due to the state’s low threshold of vote percentage required for ballot access (2% of the votes in a statewide race), the party has been an established party in Missouri with ballot access since 1992.
Libertarian Party of Montana
The Montana Libertarian Party is the Montana affiliate of the Libertarian Party. Ron Vandevender became the State Chair after the October 2016 death of Mike Fellows. Elinor Swanson served as chair following Ron Vandevender’s resignation in May 2017. Michael Fucci was elected as Chair on September 9, 2017.
Libertarian Party of Nevada
The Libertarian Party of Nevada (LPN) is the affiliate of the Libertarian Party in the state of Nevada. It is headed by state chairman Jason G. Smith.
Libertarian Party of New Hampshire
The Libertarian Party of New Hampshire is the New Hampshire affiliate of the Libertarian Party of the United States. It is currently the third largest political party in the state of New Hampshire and is a ballot qualified party.
Libertarian Party of New Mexico
After former New Mexico Governor Gary Johnson‘s performance in the state’s 2016 presidential election (9.34%), the Libertarian Party gained major party status in New Mexico. There are currently 6,602 registered Libertarians in the state.
Libertarian Party of New York
The Libertarian Party of New York (LPNY) (also known as the Free Libertarian Party of New York) is a ballot-access qualified party in the United States active in the state of New York. It is the recognized affiliate of the national Libertarian Party.
Libertarian Party of Ohio
The Libertarian Party of Ohio (LPO) is the Ohio affiliate of the Libertarian Party. It is the fourth largest state affiliate of the Libertarian Party nationally and the third largest political party in Ohio.
Libertarian Party of Oklahoma
The Libertarian Party of Oklahoma is the branch of the Libertarian Party in Oklahoma. It has been active in state politics since the 1970s, but due to what critics characterize as Oklahoma’s restrictive ballot access requirements the party has been an “official” party during only portions of the last 25 years.
Libertarian Party of Oregon
The Libertarian Party of Oregon is a political party representing the national Libertarian Party in the U.S. state of Oregon. It is organized as a minor party for state election law, and recognized by the Oregon as a statewide nominating party.
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania
The Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania is the Pennsylvania affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chair is Steve Scheetz, resident of Langhorne, Bucks County.
Libertarian Party of Rhode Island
The Libertarian Party of Rhode Island (LPRI) is the Rhode Island affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chair is Pat Ford of Cumberland; the state vice-chair is Mike Rinaldi of East Providence; secretary is William Hunt, Jr. of Warren; Treasurer is Beth Richardson of Charlestown.
Libertarian Party of South Carolina
The South Carolina Libertarian Party is a ballot-qualified political party in the state of South Carolina. It is the state affiliate party of the national Libertarian Party of the United States. The state chair is Stewart F. Flood, Jr.
Libertarian Party of South Dakota
The Libertarian Party of South Dakota is the South Dakota affiliate of the national Libertarian Party. The current state party chair is Gideon Oakes.
Libertarian Party of Tennessee
The Libertarian Party of Tennessee (LPTN) is a political party in the United States that operates in the state of Tennessee. It is a recognized affiliate of the national Libertarian Party of the United States. On September 20, 2010, the party gained the legal right to ballot access after a restrictive Tennessee law was struck down in the case Libertarian Party of Tennessee v. Goins. The party’s annual convention is held in Murfreesboro, Tennessee.
Libertarian Party of Texas
The Libertarian Party of Texas is the state affiliate of the Libertarian Party in Texas, USA. The state chair is John Wilford. Former Texas State Chair Geoff Neale (1998-2002) was Chairman of the Libertarian National Committee from 2002-2004, and 2012-2014.
Libertarian Party of Utah
The Libertarian Party of Utah is the Utah affiliate of the Libertarian Party. It was founded in 1971 under Chair Karl Bray, and was the first state affiliate of the national Libertarian party to achieve ballot access for its candidates.
Libertarian Party of Virginia
Founded in 1971, the Libertarian Party of Virginia (LPVA) is the Virginia affiliate of the United States Libertarian Party. The current party Chairman is Bo Brown.
Libertarian Party of Washington
The Libertarian Party of Washington (LPWA) is the state-affiliate of the national Libertarian Party in the state of Washington, the third largest political party in the state, and the largest minor party under Washington law.
Libertarian Party of West Virginia
The Libertarian Party of West Virginia is the West Virginia affiliate of the Libertarian Party. The state chair is David Valente. The LP of West Virginia resolved in 2008 to join Libertarian National Committee Region 5, and at the 2008 National Convention in Denver became a member of LNC Region 5, represented by Jim Lark.
Libertarian Party of Wisconsin
The Libertarian Party of Wisconsin is the Wisconsin affiliate of the Libertarian Party. Founded in 1973, it is one of the oldest state affiliates in the Libertarian Party. In 2002 Ed Thompson, brother of Tommy Thompson and the Mayor of Tomah, Wisconsin, ran for Governor of Wisconsin, garnering over 10% of the vote.
Libertarian Party of Wyoming
The Libertarian Party of Wyoming is the Wyoming affiliate of the Libertarian Party. As of 2017, there are 2,389 total registered Libertarians in the state.
Libertarian Party of the District of Columbia
The Libertarian Party of the District of Columbia is a political party in the United States active in the District of Columbia. It is the recognized affiliate of the national Libertarian Party.