History of the Libertarian Party of Michigan

The Libertarian Party of Michigan was founded in Taylor, Michigan in 1972 and remains on the ballot as Michigan’s third oldest active political party. It is the Michigan affiliate of the National Libertarian Party.

Libertarian Party of Michigan 51st Anniversary Celebration

Greg Stempfle of the Libertarian Party of Michigan Historical Committee Made a presentation at the 2022 Summer Convention as part of the Defender of Liberty Award Banquet. His presentation was about the 51-year history of the Libertarian Party of Michigan.

This is a Link to the presentation on the first 51 years of the Libertarian Party.

Link to an archived web on the Libertarian Party of Michigan’s first 25 years.

A more detailed history of the Libertarian Party of Michigan is chronicled through our newsletters and press releases. Archived descriptions of conventions, Liberty Festivals and candidates are also readily accessible on this website.

A Brief History of the National Libertarian Party

Link to a summary of the history of the national Libertarian Party.

David Nolan Describes How It All Started

The Ron Paul Factor

Video of Libertarian Ron Paul’s Visit to Michigan in 1988

Ron Paul is a lifetime member of the Libertarian Party. Ron Paul was the
Libertarian candidate for President in 1988. Why? Because Ron Paul and
the Libertarian Party share the same values:

  • Individual Liberty
  • Personal Responsibility
  • Limited Government

More information for Ron Paul fans

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