Libertarian Party of Colorado

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Libertarian Party of Colorado

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Chairperson Wayne Harlos
Vice-Chair Richard Longstreth
Treasurer John Hjersman
Secretary Mike Spalding

LNC Region 1

Founded 1971
Address MAIL ONLY:
11757 W Ken Caryl Ave #F124
Littleton CO 80127

Website http://lpcolorado.org/


Current Board of Directors and Appointed Positions

Position Name
Chair Wayne Harlos
Vice Chair Richard Longstreth
Records Director Michael Spalding
Treasurer John Hjersman
Campaigns Director Kim Tavendale
Communications Director Caryn Ann Harlos
Outreach Director Kevin Gulbranson
Regions Director Daniel Lutz
Legislative Director Michael Stapleton
Membership Director Steve Gallant
Fundraising Director Eric Mulder
Appointed Technology Director Clayton Casciato
Appointed Database Manager David Aitken

Name Change

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At the 1994 State Party Convention, the delegates changed the name of the affiliate from the Colorado Libertarian Party to the Libertarian Party of Colorado. Colorado Clipboard Volume 15, Number 6 (June 6, 1994) The change was needed so that candidates would be listed on the ballot as "Libertarian" rather than "Colorado Libertarian."


Current & Previous Officials

Chair

Luke Zell (c. 1972)
Keith L Hamburger (c. 1990)
Bette Rose Smith Ryan(1997-2001)
John K Berntson (2001-2003)
Norm T Olsen (2003-2005)
Travis Lee Nicks (2005-2009)
David K Williams, Jr (2009-2011)
Jeffory A Orrok (2011-2015)
Lily Tang Williams (2015-2016)
Nathan Grabau (2016, 2 months)
Jay R North (2016-2017)
Wayne Harlos (2017-)

Vice Chair

Nicholas Sarwark (2011-2014)
Jay R North (2015-2016)
Wayne Harlos (2016-2017)
Richard Longstreth (2017-)

Treasurer

Wesley Long
Bud Martin
Mike Spalding
Johanna Fallis
Gaar Potter (2002-2003)
Michael Spalding (-2015)
Donna Price (-2015)
John Flovin (2015-2016)
John Hjersman (2016-)

Records Director/Secretary

Michael Spalding (2015-)

Regions Director

Amy Lunde-Provines (2013-2015)
Richard Longstreth (2015-2016)
Jorge Zogaib (2016-2017)
Daniel Lutz (2017-)

Western Slope Outreach Director

Debbie Schum (2005-2007)
Ronald Bain (2007-2008)
Position Eliminated

Publications Director

Ari Armstrong (1999-2001)
Richard Combs (2001-2002)
Jim Vance (2002-2003)
Steve Gallant (2003-2005)
Patrick Esser(2005-2007)
Position Eliminated

Media Director

Desiree Hickson (2003-2005)
Sean Ayers (2005-2007)
Chris Thompson(2007-2008)
Richard C Randall (2008-2009)
Position Eliminated

Outreach Director

Brian Rachocki
Rand Fanshier
Tony Ryan (2002-2003)
Christine Hartman (2011-2012)
Michael Scott (2013)
Stephanie Davis (2015-2016)
Aline Marie Cochran (2016-2017)
Kevin Gulbranson (2017-)

Legislative Director

Judd Ptak (2001-2002)
Floyd Bilderback (2002-2003)
Paul Tiger (2003-2004)
Richard C Randall(2004-2008)
David K Williams, Jr (2008-2009)
David Jurist (2013-2014)
Michael Stapleton (2015-)

Communications Director

Matthew Hess (-2014)
James Jeansonne (2014-2015)
Nathan Grabau (2015-2016)
Caryn Ann Harlos (2016-)

Fundraising Director

Michele Poague
Judd Ptak
Dr Shawn Elke Glazer (2001-2002)
Walter Schlommer (2002)
Dana Wagenhoffer (2003)
Clint Jones(-2016)
Matthew DiGiallonardo (2016-2017)
Eric Mulder (2017-)

Membership Director

Alan Hayman (2014-2016)
Jeff Orrok (2016)
Ken Wyble (2016-2017)

Information Director

Kent McNaughton(1999-2000)
David Bryant (2000-2001)
Margaret Alia Denny (2001-2002)
Mike Seebeck(2002-2003)
Position Eliminated

Campaigns Director

Norm T Olsen (2002-2003)
Samantha Kelly (2003-2004)
Michael McKinzie (2004-2006)
Leah Kelley (2006-2008)
Brian Ochsner (2011-)
Jacques Delaguerre (2015-2016)
Richard Longstreth (2016-2017)
Kim Tavendale (2017-)

Past Appointed Volunteer Staff

Doug Lunde, Appointed Technology Chair Committee (2015)

Elections

See: Libertarian Party of Colorado Historical Election Results

Party Registration

Voter registration statistics as reported by Ballot Access News from 1995 forward and dehnbase.org/lpus/library/registration.html from 1980 - 1994. Voter Registration for 2004-present are from November months from http://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/elections/VoterRegNumbers/VoterRegNumbers.html

Registered Active are those who voted in the previous election. Registered Inactive are those who did not vote in the previous election. Both are counted as registered Libertarians in Colorado. See http://www.coloradoindependent.com/160209/colorado-voting-information and https://www.sos.state.co.us/pubs/rule_making/CurrentRules/8CCR1505-1/Rule2.pdf

Year Registered Active
Voters
Registered Inactive
Voters
Total Registered
2016 37,880 5,631 43,511
2015 24,137 8,432 32,569
2014 25,469 6,856 32,459
2013 19,911 6,316 26,227
2012 19,543 5,046 24,589
2011 9,300 6,744 16,044
2010 7,424 7,312 14,736
2009 7,872 3,929 11,801
2008 8,121 3,071 11,192
2007 6,850 N/A 6,850
2006 6,692 N/A 6,692
2005 5,385 N/A 5,385
2004 6,018 N/A 6,018
2003 N/A
2002 5,543 N/A 5,543
2001 N/A
2000 4,259 N/A 4,259
1999 N/A
1998 3,201 N/A 3,201
1997 N/A
1996 2,420 N/A 2,420
1995 N/A
1994 1,945 N/A 1,945
1993 N/A
1992 1,660 N/A 1,660
1991 N/A
1990 1,258 N/A 1,258
1989 N/A
1988 1,033 N/A 1,033
1987 N/A
1986 753 N/A 753
1985 N/A
1984 576 N/A 576
1983 N/A
1982 N/A
1981 N/A
1980 N/A

Conventions

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Year Date(s) Venue City Keynote Speaker(s)
1977 December 10-11 Radisson Hotel Denver Roger MacBride [1]
1979 April 28-29 Belvidere Theater Central City Ed Clark, Karl Hess [2]
1980 May 24-25 Four Seasons Motor Inn Colorado Springs Ed Clark [3]
1981 May 23-25 Ramada Inn Fort Collins Vernon Brown [4]
1982 May 28-31 Broker Inn Boulder Alicia Clark [5]
1983 May 27-30 Sheraton-Steamboat Steamboat Springs Murray Rothbard [6]
1984 May 25-28 Holiday Inn-Northglenn Denver Paul Grant, David Bergland [7]
1985 May 3-5 Holiday Inn Aurora Murray Rothbard, Larry Dodge [8]
1986 May 2-3 Drury Inn Colorado Springs Steve Givot [9]
2017 March 24-26 Westin-Westminster Hotel Westminster Laura Ebke, Arvin Vohra, Austin Petersen, Steve Kerbel
2018 TBA TBA TBA TBA

Platform

Constitution

Bylaws

Logos

External Link


Colorado Counties, Regions, and Organizations

Adams Arapahoe Aurora Aspen Boulder Broomfield Chaffee and Lake Clear Creek CSU Delta Denver Douglas Eagle Elbert El Paso Florissant Fremont Garfield Greeley Gunnison Huerfano Jackson Jefferson Larimer Limon Mesa Moffat Morgan Northeast Park Pueblo Routt Saguache San Luis Valley San Miguel Southern Colorado Southside Southwestern Summit Weld Western Slope

Official Libertarian Party of Colorado Counties Page


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  2. http://lpedia.org/w/images/7/71/CO_COLib_1979-03-23_V1-N1.pdf
  3. http://lpedia.org/w/images/6/6c/CO_COLib_1980-02_V1-N6.pdf
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