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Libertarians to hold online convention April 18

Apr 13, 2020

ROCKLAND — The Libertarian Party of Maine will hold an online convention Saturday, April 18, at 11 a.m. EDT.

According to a news release Sunday night, the Libertarian Party can elect its eight delegates to the national convention by means of a state convention. As the national convention is scheduled for May 21-25 in Austin, Texas, the state's chosen delegates will need time to prepare.

Speeches and other announcements will be saved for a later, in-person gathering, according to the release. This convention is solely to elect national delegates.

To run for one of the eight delegate positions, a candidate must be registered to vote in Maine and a dues-paying member of the Libertarian Party of Maine or of the national Libertarian Party.

To cast vote for delegates, the same criteria apply. Only 50 slots are available for the online meeting, so those wishing to vote must reserve a spot by 6 p.m. Friday, April 17, by contacting the organizers at Once party membership is confirmed, applicants will receive a link to the online convention.

A special in-person convention is tentatively scheduled for Saturday, June 6, at a site to be determined; it might be held outside, according to the press release.

For more information, email or visit

The Libertarian Party of Maine has its headquarters at 235 Camden St. in Rockland.


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