Author Archives: Rose

25 Mar

Libertarian Party Convention Starts with a Social Event

The first major event of the newest political party in Iowa was held on Friday, March 24, 2017. It was the Libertarian Party’s pre-convention social event, featuring the convention’s keynote speaker, Larry Sharpe. New Libertarians, party stalwarts, including past chairs, ...

03 Feb

Join the Party – Go Libertarian

What a year! And it is only one month old! From major policy shifts at the national level to funding battles at the state level to opportunities for change through elections at the local level, there is plenty to keep Iowans ...

15 Jan

Libertarian Response to Condition of the State Speech

The LPIA’s response to the governor’s 2017 Condition of the State speech is now available for viewing here. A transcript of the speech is below: Hello, fellow Iowans. I am Keith Laube, chair of the Libertarian Party of Iowa. It ...

12 Jan

Stay tuned for announcements – Act now to help LPIA grow

Iowa’s legislative session has begun for 2017. What do you think of it? Share your reactions and solutions for problems facing the state at the Polk County Libertarian Party’s monthly meeting this coming Saturday, January 14, 2017, starting at 4:00 p.m. ...

01 Jan

It’s a New Year

The 87th General Assembly begins January 9, 2017. No Libertarian will be in the Iowa legislature this time, but we invite you to share your opinions with us. Follow us on Facebook, visit this website for information, talk with your ...

30 Dec

2017 LPIA Convention Speaker Announced

The LPIA has announced Larry Sharpe will be the keynote speaker at the party’s convention on March 25, 2017. The convention will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn in Johnston. More details about the convention, including how to register, will ...

28 Dec

Special Election – Senate District 45

A special election was held on December 27, 2016, to fill the Iowa Senate seat left vacant by the death of Joe Seng. District 45 is comprised of 21 precincts in Scott County, most of the precincts being in the ...

07 Dec

It’s Official – LPIA Eligible for Party Status

County supervisors across Iowa have certified the votes cast in their counties, and on December 5, 2016, the Secretary of State released the results.  Here is one of the important tweets: Iowa Sec. of State ‏@IowaSOS Dec 5 The @LPIowa ...

02 Dec

Growing for the Future – Please Donate

As the LPIA transfers to full political party status, interest in and participation with the Libertarian Party of Iowa is increasing. The party’s chair reports the number of registered Libertarians in Iowa is only a few hundred voters short of ...

19 Nov

Be Part of the Future – Be a Libertarian

Libertarians gained political party status in Iowa on November 8, 2016. The status cannot be officially recognized until after votes are certified on December 5th, but the party’s leadership team already is working on the transition. There are several ways you ...