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Posts published in February 2024

LNC ExComm Meets, Bars Vest, Tuniewicz from Executive Session

Addendum: The Libertarian Party of Louisiana has issues a statement condemning this action.  See comments for their statement. Aside: We are getting comments on this post.  Some of them are from the same people repeatedly, making the same or very similar comments.  We are trying to keep a balance between debate is good and multiple posts drowning out opponents is…

LNC Meeting Liveblog

This is the Third Party Watch liveblog of the LNC meeting of February 4, 2024.  Note that I do not have enough screen space to approve comments readily. Meeting came to order at 7:07 PM.  Roll call of attendance. Public comment: Chair explains how to signal that you want to speak. Jonathan Jacobs: Speaks in favor of policy change to…

Sarwark Organizes Derivative Lawsuit Against LNC

Former National Chair Nick Sarwark is organizing a derivative lawsuit against the Libertarian National Committee.  A non-lawyer’s explanation from Editor Phillies of derivative lawsuits, also seen by stockholders against a board of directors.  There are a group of people who legally run the organization, typically the board of directors,  There are a group of people who in some sense own…

Third Party Fundraising (We elevated Jim’s comment)

A report from “Jim”.  (Elevated from an important comment on the previous story) “Jim” gives us us FEC fundraising totals for multiple third parties and the last three years in which they filed.  The Greens are a fifth or a tenth the size of the Libertarians. The Constitution Party is half the size of the Greens.  No labels is closing…

LNC Income down 40% Over 4-Year Cycle

From the LNC’s FEC filing for year-end: Income for December $145,670 of which $96,006 was itemized and $49,158 was not itemized. Total Income for the year $1,222,313. Disbursements for December $102,971 Debts and obligations at years’ end $17,497, up from $7,645 at the end of the prior month. In 2019, the total income for the year was $1,788,712. Allowing for…