New York Convention 1973

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Libertarian Party of New York State Convention 1973
Dates: March 30—April 1, 1973
Location: Manhattan, New York
Venue: Williams Club

The First Annual State Convention of the Free Libertarian Party was the first state convention, held March 30—April 1, 1973 at the Williams Club in Manhattan, New York.

Murray N. Rothbard was among the attendees, and it was reported that there were about 95 in attendance.


The Libertarian Party of New York was first organized on April 22, 1972 when they held their first meeting. Over the course of 1972 and early 1973, the affiliate prepared to organize an official party and elect officers. Planning for the first convention began in early 1973.


State Party

Registered Delegates


  • F = Friday
  • Sa = Saturday
  • Su = Sunday



  • Adoption of Bylaws
  • Adoption of State Platform (they elected not to adopt a platform)


Election of Officers


Millen received 36 votes, 9 votes were illegal, and there were 0 abstentions.


(2 Vice-Chairs were elected)

Name Round 1
Howard Rich 32
Raymond Strong 31
Nona Aguilar 15
Murray Rothbard 8
Schulman 1
Blank 1


Name Round 1
Mike Nichols 30
Andy Thornton 12
Sanford Cohen 1
Abstention 1


Name Round 1
Jerome J. Klasman 34
Ray Goldfield 9
Murray Rothbard 1
Abstentions 3

At Large

Name Round 1
Gary Greenberg 35
Samuel E. Konklin III 31
Joe Castrovinci 28
Martin E. Nixon 27
Robert Cassella 8
Robert Cohen 7
Murray Rothbard 1
Blank votes 10


Sign In Sheets

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