Press Releases

June 13, 2017

Glenwood City Councilman Changes Voter Registration To Libertarian

Yesterday, Glenwood City Councilman Jeremy Rodman changed his voter registration and joined over 9,000 Libertarian Party of Iowa registered voters. You can join Jeremy and change […]
May 25, 2017

Valuing Our Supporters

As Libertarians, we believe that the only legitimate purpose of government is to protect its citizens from coercion and violence.  Defending citizenry from external aggression can […]
April 26, 2017

LPIA Executive Director On Simon Conway WHO 1040

Libertarian Party of Iowa Executive Director Jake Porter was on the Simon Conway program to discuss the medical marijuana bill. Interview starts at about 16 minutes.
April 23, 2017

LPIA State Chair Responds To Legislative Bill

When I first became aware of the passage of the cannabidiol bill in our legislature yesterday, I was immediately conflicted. I decided to give it time […]
April 7, 2017

LPIA Releases Resolution In Response To Actions In Syria

Whereas The United States Constitution places the authority to declare war within the delegated duties of congress. Whereas The War Powers Act specifies the powers of […]
March 25, 2017

2017 State Convention Coverage

8:24 am – The 2017 Iowa Libertarian Party convention is beginning. This post will be updated throughout the day with information, interviews, and other items of […]
March 25, 2017

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, […]
March 8, 2017

Executive Director’s March Progress Report

On February 1, I took over as Executive Director for the Libertarian Party of Iowa.  I could not be more pleased with the progress we have […]
February 16, 2017

80% of Iowans Support Medical Marijuana But Legislature Stalls

A new Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll has found that 80% of Iowans support allowing sick Iowans the ability to use medical marijuana in the state.  This […]
February 11, 2017

Daily Nonpareil:Libertarians set to become official political party in Iowa

More and more people seem to be in agreement as membership in the party has skyrocketed in just five years, according to Council Bluffs resident Jake […]
February 8, 2017

Libertarian Party of Iowa Files For Major Party Status

For Immediate Release Wednesday, February 8, 2017 Political Party Status for Iowa Libertarians   DES MOINES, IA – Today was an important day for Iowa Libertarians […]
November 11, 2016

Political Party Status for Iowa Libertarians

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa voters have acted, giving 4% of their votes to Presidential Libertarian Party candidate Gary Johnson. This is exceeds the 2% of […]
March 1, 2016

Iowa needs to put an end to lifetime voting ban

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa needs to repeal the lifetime voting ban for people convicted of a crime. Iowans convicted of a crime should regain their […]
February 26, 2016

Liberties Taken Away by State Forcing the Meningococcal Vaccine

DES MOINES, IA – Today, Libertarian Party of Iowa Chairman Keith Laube released the following statement in regard to Senate Bill SF 2136: The Libertarian Party […]
February 19, 2016

Libertarians Support an Oil that Helps Iowans

DES MOINES, IA – Today, Libertarian Party of Iowa Chair, Keith Laube, released the following statement in support of the proposed medical cannabis bill: Iowa Libertarians […]
February 19, 2016

Libertarians Are Against a State IRA Program

DES MOINES, IA – Why should the taxpayers of Iowa pay for a government program whose function is being met by existing Iowa businesses? State Treasurer, […]
February 9, 2015

Libertarian Party of Iowa Against Proposed Pipeline That Has Ties To Former Texas Governor Rick Perry

Libertarian Party of Iowa Against Proposed Pipeline That Has Ties To Former Texas Governor Rick Perry DES MOINES, IOWA – The Libertarian Party of Iowa has […]
December 9, 2014

Libertarians Nominate Brantz For State Senate District 12 Special Election

Libertarians Nominate Brantz For State Senate District 12 Special Election For Immediate Release Monday, December 8, 2014 Glenwood, Iowa-On Thursday, December 4th Don Brantz of Glenwood […]
October 5, 2014

Iowa Taxpayer Funded TV Station Omits Candidate

DES MOINES, IA – Iowa Public Television (IPTV), a nonprofit, state tax supported television station failed to include all Secretary of State candidates in the Friday, October […]