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Libertarian Party of Florida

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Chairperson John "JJ" McCurry
Vice-Chair Alma "Vicki" Kirkland
Treasurer Jack Tanner
Secretary *VACANT*

LNC Region 7

Founded 1970 (Pre-dates the National LP)
Address 1334 Tampa Road, Suite 2
Palm Harbor, Florida 34683

Website http://www.lpf.org/

The Libertarian Party of Florida, or LPF, is the Florida state affiliate of the Libertarian Party (United States).

Founded in 1970, the LPF works in community education, lobbying, direct popular initiatives, and coalitions such as with Campaign for Liberty and Tea Party groups with increasing progress and media notice on electoral reform and other issues. In addition since 2001 it has worked increasingly on placing people in appointive and elected offices with a focus on the local level. According to its website (2008) its number of people in appointed and elected public office hovers around 40, and (as of 2010) has elected 2 mayors.

The LPF is the third largest political party in the state of Florida, with approximately 18,000 registered voters as of 2011. In 2010, the LPF had a state-wide candidate on the ballot for the first time with Alexander Snitker for U.S. Senate.

In the 2012 Election, Libertarian candidates include Calen Fretts for Florida's First U.S. Congressional District, and Peter Richter and Jonathan Loesche for Florida House of Representatives. The LPF also has several candidates for county and municipal races statewide.

ExecutiveEdit

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(2009) Libertarian Party of Florida Executive Committee


LPF Chair: John "J.J." McCurry
LPF Vice Chair: Alma "Vicki" Kirkland
LPF Treasurer: Jack Tanner
LPF Secretary: *VACANT*

LPF At-Large 1: Char-Lez Braden
LPF At-Large 2: Sean D Concannon
LPF At-Large 3: James "JJ" Jenson
LPF Region 1: James Tall
LPF Region 2: Phil Rude
LPF Region 3: Nik Ritchie
LPF Region 4: Jeff Shoobridge
LPF Region 5: Tyler Miller
LPF Region 6: Geoff Scott
LPF Region 7: Phil Laibe
LPF Region 8: Jim Kearney
LPF Region 9: *VACANT*
LPF Region 10: Karl Dickey
LPF Region 11: James Coakley


Florida Counties in the 11 LPF RegionsEdit

LPF Region #1 FL Counties

Indian River, Martin, Okeechobee, Palm Beach, and St Lucie

LPF Region #2 FL Counties

Citrus, Hernando, Hillsborough, Pasco, and Polk

LPF Region #3 FL Counties

Lake, Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Sumter

LPF Region #4 FL Counties

Alachua, Bradford, Dixie, Gilchrist, Lafayette, Levy, Marion, and Union

LPF Region #5 FL Counties

Bay, Escambia, Gulf, Holmes, Jackson, Okaloosa, Santa Rosa, Walton, and Washington

LPF Region #6 FL Counties

Calhoun, Franklin, Gadsen, Jefferson, Leon, Liberty, Madison, Taylor, and Wakulla

LPF Region #7 FL Counties

Baker, Clay, Columbia, Duval, Hamilton, Nassau, Putnam, Saint Johns, and Suwannee

LPF Region #8 FL Counties

Charlotte, Collier, Glades, Hendry, and Lee

LPF Region #9 FL Counties

Desoto, Hardee, Highlands, Manatee, Pinellas, and Sarasota

LPF Region #10 FL Counties

Broward, Dade, and Monroe

LPF Region #11 FL Counties

Brevard, Flagler, and Volusia

Past Officers Regional RepresentativesEdit

Karl Dickey, Chair
Neil Evangelista, Vice-Chair
Michael "MG" Gilson, Region 9
Jeff Hunt, Region 7
Geoff Scott, Region 5
Walt Augustinowicz, Vice Chair
Ann Davis, Region 2
James J. Jensen, Region 7
Vicki Kirkland, Region 3
Douglas Klippel, Chair, Region 7
Tony Kolstee, Secretary
William Lee, Region 8
Nick Lipschultz, Region 1
Susan Lipschultz, Secretary
Tom Luongo, At-Large
Linda Mahar, Region 11
J.J. McCurry, Region 3
Brooks Nelson , Region 4
Ray Roberts, Secretary
Dan Scupin, Region 5
Gene Simmons, Region 5
Jim Toole, Chair (c. 1975)
Bruce Wechsler, Region 11

ElectionsEdit

See: Libertarian Party of Florida Historical Election Results

See alsoEdit

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County Affiliates

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