News Briefs & September Announcements

News Briefs & September Announcements

The LP of West Michigan Float. Photo from LPWM Website.

The LP of West Michigan Float. Photo from LPWM Website.


By Mary Buzuma, District 2 Rep.

Link to the September Michigan Libertarian

Allegan, MI – The Libertarian Party of West Michigan is hosting a booth at the Allegan County Fair from September 7 – September 15, 2018. This year we will be located in the same building as the Republicans and Democrats, so it’s going to be fun! As in the past all volunteers will receive a free pass to the fair which includes parking (pretty sweet deal!) Work the booth then see the fair! Sign up at the following link:

Please sign up as soon as possible so I can get you your pass in time before your volunteer date.

Candidates.  The fair is one of the largest county fairs in Michigan and people come from all over Michigan and we would love to promote you so send us your stuff.

POC: Mary Buzuma  (757) 748-5606 (cell)

Info for the fair can be found at

Thanks and see you at the fair!

Volunteers Also Needed In Detroit

Scotty Boman, Wayne County Chair

Detroit, MI – The Libertarian Party of Wayne County is hosting an outreach table at Dally In The Alley.  Thousands of people will turn out for this day and evening of music, food, art, beer, and merchandise.

Our top-of-ticket, Bill Gelineau and Angelique Thomas will be making a special appearance for most of the day.

The annual event is on Saturday September 8th in the heart of Detroit’s Cultural Center by W. Hancock & Second Avenue.  Volunteers are needed from early morning through early evening.  Peek time is from 11:00 AM to 7:00 PM.  The party goes late into the night, but volunteers will start packing up after Sunset.

Interested persons should call Wayne County Chair Scotty Boman at (313) 247-2052 (Voice Only) or email

Money & Politics

By Katie Nepton, Michigan Senate candidate (Dist. 24)

Editor’s note: This article concerns a Libertarian candidate who was nominated through the primary system. The Michigan Libertarian provides fair coverage of any duly nominated candidate without endorsement of the candidate’s views.

August 7, 2018 was the Michigan primary election, and across all of the elections that took place, one election in particular showed it was possible for corruption and greed to be removed from the political stage. My campaign for Michigan State Senate in District 24 is proudly not accepting campaign donations from anyone. I don’t need money, what I need is votes.

In my race for State Senate there was a contested Republican primary and an uncontested Democrat; each of these three candidates raised hundreds of thousands of dollars, which is money that could have otherwise been spent within our community; to our local businesses, to our neighbors. That money could have repaired parks, helped churches, and promoted growth … instead it pulls the community apart, pitting neighbor against neighbor, and the election has only just gotten started.

Communities need funds, politicians do not

We need to change the way the system works. And the ONLY way to do that is to vote for integrity. Use your voice to promote and vote for candidates who will keep money out of politics. I want people to decide for themselves how the world around us should be framed. Whether something is legal or illegal or legal with restrictions should be decided by the people who will be held to the laws.

We can have a better community and we can have a better world; we simply need to choose it.


Katie Nepton
Candidate for State Senate District 24
Happily refusing your money & accepting your support

Jackson – Hillsdale Affiliate Hosts Crypto-Money Talk By State Rep. Candidate

By Ron Acton, Jackson-Hillsdale Communications Director

Jackson, MI – On September 19th the Jackson Hillsdale Libertarian Party will host a talk on “Why you need Crypto-money and how to get some” which will be delivered by 65th District State Rep. candidate, Jason Rees.  This will be part of their monthly meeting and follow that schedule:

6:00 pm to 6:30 pm Social Networking.
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm JHLP Business Meeting.
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Speakers and Q & A.

Location: Steve’s Ranch Family Restaurant, 311 West Louis Glick Hwy , Jackson MI 49201

Speaker’s Bio:
Libertarian Philosophy: Anacho-Capitalist, None Aggression Principal, Voluntarism, Obstructionist.
Born and raised in Jackson, Michigan
Virginia High School Teacher for 5 years.
B.A.L.A.H in the humanities, M.S. Education Masters Degree, M.A. Math master in Mathamatics.
Working on Mathematics Doctorate in math; “A 3,500 year old problem”.
College Mathematics Teacher for 10 years.
Self-employed commodities trader.

For more information contact:
Ron Acton, Communications Director
Jackson Hillsdale Libertarian Party

Libertarian SOS Candidate Plans Cheboygan Visit

Greg Stempfle, the Libertarian candidate for Michigan Secretary of State, will be visiting the Cheboygan area on Sunday, September 16th.
Stempfle’s campaign stop will take place at the Great Lakes Grill at 5:00 PM.  Several reform proposals will be discussed, including: voting by mail, automatic voter registration, same day registration, expanded absentee voting, ranked choice voting, proportional representation in the Legislature, ending straight ticket voting, ending public funding of campaigns for Governor, allowing non-partisan local elections, and reforming Michigan’s no-fault auto insurance system.
Following the forum with Stempfle, there will be a regular business meeting for the Straits Area Libertarian Party.
Contact: Andy Evans (231) 625-8403

Link to the September Michigan Libertarian