LPM Online

January 17, 2006

  1. Upcoming Events

    January 25, 2006 - 7:30 PM
    Libertarian Party of Oakland County annual convention. Election of officers for 2006. Optional dinner starting at 6:30. Meeting starts at 7:30.
    Location: Sila's Restaurant, 4033 W. 12 Mile, 2 blocks east of Greenfield, in Berkley.
    Contact: Leonard Schwartz Phone: 248-546-3569 Email: chair@lpocmi.org

    January 26, 2006 - 6:30 PM
    This event is open to all libertarians or those interested in libertarian viewpoints. The discussion group will lead off with an airing of the Penn & Teller Showtime episode on the Drug War.
    Location: Plainfield Township Library (Grand Rapids, MI)
    Contact: Jamie Lewis, Chair LPWM Phone: 616-949-2844 Email: chair@lpwm.org

    February 05, 2006 - 1:00 PM
    Bi-monthly meeting of the LEC. All dues paying members are welcome to attend.
    Location: Libertarian Party Lansing Office 913 W. Holmes Lansing, MI
    Contact: Nathan Allen Phone: 248-891-3003 Email: chair@michiganlp.org

    February 07, 2006 - 4:00 PM
    Filing deadline for candidates for the May 2 school board election.
    Location: City, county, or school board clerk's office. Ask school board clerk where to file.
    Contact: Leonard Schwartz Phone: 248-546-3569 Email: Leonard@LeonardSchwartz.us

    February 09, 2006 - 7:00 PM
    The executive committee meeting for the LPWM will meet to discuss business. All members of the LPWM are encouraged to attend.
    Location: IHOP at Knapp's corner on the East Beltline. Grand Rapids, MI.
    Contact: Eric Larson Phone: 616-949-2844 Email: secretary@lpwm.org

    February 14, 2006 - 7:00 PM
    Capital Area Libertarian Party monthly meeting. Election of officers. Event planning. Dinner and drinks available.
    Location: Barley's Grill 727 E Miller, Lansing
    Contact: Will Tyler White Phone: 517 349-3806 Email: whitewi5@msu.edu

    February 23, 2006 - 00:00 AM
    This will be a candidate forum for all those interested in running for office or thinking of running for office. Basics of filing, campaigning, etc. will be covered. All members or those interested in the Libertarian Party are welcome.
    Location: Eberhard Center, Downtown Grand Rapids
    Contact: Bill Gelineau Phone: 616-949-2844 Email: secretary@lpwm.org

    March 09, 2006 - 00:00 AM
    LPWM annual convention. Officers for next year will be elected. Additionally, candidates for the 2006 elections will be nominated. All members of the LPWM are encouraged to attend.
    Location: Brann's Steakhouse in Cascade Township on 28th Street.
    Contact: Eric Larson Phone: 616-949-2844 Email: secretary@lpwm.org

    May 13, 2006 - 00:00 AM
    LPM Annual Convention A Friday night, (5/12), welcome party will preceed the Convention. Exact times will be announced as the details are finalized.
    Location: Comfort Inn Chelsea, MI
    Contact: Nathan Allen Phone: (248)891-3003 Email: Chair@michiganlp.org

    For more events, see the online calendar at:

  2. School Board Elections — by Leonard Schwartz

    Most school districts will hold school board elections on May 2.

    To be a candidate you must file an Affidavit of Identity. You also must either (1) pay a nonrefundable $100 filing fee or (2) file petitions.

    Contact your school district clerk (1) to get an Affidavit of Identity, (2) to get petition forms, (3) to learn the number of valid signatures you must file (most districts require 40), and (4) to learn where to file.

    The filing deadline is Feb. 7.

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