Tri-Counties Libertarian Party

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Tri-Counties Libertarian Party
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General Information
Jurisdiction: Montgomery, Christian, Shelby and Sangamon Counties, Illinois
Established: 2015
Chartered: 2017
Status: Active
Officers
Chair: Jake Leonard
Vice Chair: John Broux
Secretary: Michael Tobin
Treasurer: Chris Gleason
Media
Website: Website
Facebook: Facebook
Twitter: Twitter

Tri-Counties Libertarian Party is an affiliate of the Libertarian Party of Illinois founded in 2015, reaching out to Liberty-minded individuals in Montgomery, Christian and Shelby counties.

As of November 2017, including the Capital Area sub-affiliate, Tri-Counties has multi-district representation in the following state and Federal legislative districts:

  • Illinois House: Districts 87, 95, 96, 99, 100 & 102)
  • Illinois Senate: Districts 44, 48, 50 & 51)
  • U.S. House: Districts 13, 15 & 18

Early Days (2015-2017)

Plans for the chapter began in January to establish a local affiliate of the party with the initial reach being Montgomery and Christian counties. Shelby County was added in May 2016 following the addition of new members to the state party.

Although there were some struggles to gain membership locally, a major push was attempted during the summer months in 2016 to get the required membership for recognition with the state party.

The party attained recognized status with the party in April 2017.

Current Status (2017-Present)

Due to the inactivity of Capital Area Libertarian Party, Tri-Counties received a request from the party's field operations division in October 2017 to take them in indefinitely. While an inactive chapter, Capital Area is currently considered an sub-affiliate of Tri-Counties.

The addition of Capital Area expands the current chapter territory to Sangamon County, three Illinois House districts, two Illinois Senate districts and an additional Congressional district.

Executive Committee

Name Position
Jake Leonard Chair
John Broux Vice Chair
Michael Tobin Secretary
Chris Gleason Treasurer
Vacant Fundraising Chair
Vacant Membership Chair

Former leaders

External Links


Libertarian Party of Illinois
Affiliates: BondChampaignChicagoClintonDeKalbDuPageFox ValleyGreater PeoriaIllinois ValleyKankakeeLakeMaconMcHenryMcLeanMetro-EastSouth CentralSouth CookSouthern IllinoisTri-CountiesWestern IllinoisWhitesideWillWarren
Pending affiliates: MacoupinNorth Shore CookNorthwest CookNorthwesternWinnebago
Former affiliates: Capital Area
Other: Election Results