Platform Committee 2022

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The LNC had previously appointed Lauren Daugherty as interim chair. However, Ms. Daugherty subsequently resigned due to accepting employment with Young Americans for Liberty. The LNC subsequently appointed Caryn Ann Harlos as interim Chair.

Read-Only Discussion List

Public Read-Only Discussion List

Committee Members

Name Appointing Body First Alternate Second Alternate
Caryn Ann Harlos Libertarian National Committee Starchild
Omar Recuero Libertarian National Committee Starchild
Ashley Shade Libertarian National Committee Starchild
Mary Swim Libertarian National Committee Starchild
Curry Taylor Libertarian National Committee Starchild
Joshua McHoes Alaska Libertarian Party Carolyn Clift
Gary Alvstad Libertarian Party of California Rachel Nyx
Michael Seebeck Libertarian Party of Colorado Clayton Casciato Kat Martin
John Thompson Libertarian Party of Florida
Ken Mattes Libertarian Party of Illinois
Joe Brungardt Libertarian Party of Michigan Daniel Muehl-Miller Tim Yow
Sean Dempsey Libertarian Party of New Hampshire
Josh Chappell Libertarian Party of New Mexico Chris Luchini
Mark Braiman Libertarian Party of New York Paul Grindle
Dustin Nanna Libertarian Party of Ohio Jim Cavoli
Tim McMaster Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania Luke Ensor
Ted Brown Libertarian Party of Texas Jeinay LeBlanc
Matt Cholko Libertarian Party of Virginia
Cobi Clark Libertarian Party of Washington Shawn Hickman Caleb Newbill
None Appointed Wyoming Libertarian Party

Data used for determination of state affiliates entitled to Platform Committee seats:

Bylaws Provisions

1. There shall be a Platform Committee, a Bylaws and Rules Committee, and a Credentials Committee for each regular convention. The National Committee shall appoint a temporary chair of each committee to serve until each committee selects its own chair.
3. The Platform Committee shall consist of 20 members selected as follows:
a. One member by each of the five affiliate parties having the greatest per capita sustaining membership as determined for convention delegate allocations at the most recent regular convention.
b. One member by each of the 10 affiliate parties having the largest sustaining memberships, excluding those affiliates from (a), as determined for convention delegate allocations at the most recent regular convention.
c. Five members selected by the National Committee.
d. These members shall be selected no later than the last day of the fifth month prior to the regular convention.
5. Ranked alternates may be named by the appointing bodies to fill any vacancies or absences in the convention committees.

Calculations Per Capita

State Number of National BSM Members Population Per Capita Percentage Per Capita Rank
Libertarian Party of New Hampshire 171 1,316,470 .0129989 1
Libertarian Party of Colorado 501 5,029,196 .009961 2
Alaska Libertarian Party 69 710,231 .009715 3
Wyoming Libertarian Party 42 563,626 .007451 4
Libertarian Party of New Mexico 147 2,059,179 .007138 5

Calculations Per National Membership Rank

State Number of National BSM Members National Membership Rank Comments
Libertarian Party of California 1,529 1
Libertarian Party of Texas 1,097 2
Libertarian Party of Florida 806 3
Libertarian Party of New York 729 4
Libertarian Party of Ohio 668 5
Libertarian Party of Pennsylvania 608 6
Libertarian Party of Virginia 540 7
Libertarian Party of Colorado 501 8 Removed from this as also in the top 5 per capita.
Libertarian Party of Washington 476 9
Libertarian Party of Illinois 466 10
Libertarian Party of Michigan 462 11

Permanent Chair and Secretary

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Committee Meetings

Date Video Recording Agenda Minutes
1/30/22 Recording Agenda (info) Minutes (info)
2/10/22 Recording Agenda (info) Minutes (info)
2/20/22 Meeting Not Recorded Due to Poor Internet Connection Agenda (info) Minutes (info)
3/3/22 Recording Agenda (info) Minutes (info)
3/10/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
3/13/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
3/17/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
3/24/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
3/31/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/6/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/11/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/12/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/14/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/25/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/26/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
4/29/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
5/3/22 Recording Agenda (info) None
5/26/22 Not recorded Agenda (info) None

Town Halls

Date Video Recording
2/24/22 Recording
4/7/22 Recording
5/26/22 Took place in person at the convention site in Sparks/Reno (not recorded)

Member Survey

A member survey was sent out on April 21, 2022. The results can be found here. (info)

Voting Record Spreadsheet

Proposals Passed


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