2022 Platform Committee Chair Selected
At the December 13th Libertarian Executive Committee (LEC) meeting, they selected Mr. Nathan Hewer to be the Libertarian Party of Michigan (LPM) Platform Committee Chairperson.
The 2022 Platform Committee will be work-shopping proposals to amend the current* LPM Platform.
Delegates will vote on Platform amendments at the Spring 2022 State Convention. Platform Committee Chairperson Hewer is selecting members to fill this committee. The LEC will review the slate, of potential committee members, at the January 10th LEC meeting.
LPM members, interested in participating as a member of the 2022 Platform Committee, should submit an application to Platform Committee Chairperson Nathan Hewer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
* Note: In 2022 Delegates will be amending the 2021 platform. See clarification at the end of this article.
Convention Date Set for March 13th
In another development, the 2022 Convention Committee has locked in a date and venue for the 2022 National Delegate Selection Convention (BKA “Spring” Convention): Sunday, March 13th, at Weber’s Boutique Hotel and Restaurant in Ann Arbor. This is the first of two LPM Conventions to be held this year. Later in the Summer, the LPM will hold a Candidate Nominating Convention. It will be before the August Primary. Save the Date!
Delegates to the National Delegate Selection Convention (BKA “Spring” Convention) will vote on the LPM’s delegation to the Libertarian National Committee (LNC) Convention neer Reno Nevada. The National Convention will be from May 26th to May 29th at Nugget Casino Resort in Sparks, Nevada.
The LEC also voted to allow amendments to the LPM Platform at this event.
Members of the public are welcome to the convention, but cannot vote. Also, affiliates will nominate delegates, to the nominating convention, but must comply with the Bylaws (which delegates last amended in 2021).
2021 Bylaw and Platform Clarification
Editor’s note: I may change or remove this section pending updates.
The Bylaws, as amended in 2019, are posted here:
As for Amendments made in 2021… Please feel free to listen to and view the Bylaw discussion on the following video.
- Bylaws starts at 47 minutes and end at 1 hour 49 minutes in.
- Platform debate starts at 1 hour 50 minutes in and ends at 2 hours and 25 minutes in.
- We return to bylaws briefly at 2 hours and 26 minutes in and ends at 2 hours 42 minutes in.