2020 LPIN State Convention

2020 LPIN State Convention

Libertarian Party of Indiana

March 6-8, 2020

Indianapolis Marriott East
7202 E 21st St, Indianapolis, Indiana 46219


The Annual LPIN State Convention is the nominating convention for all State and Federal races, where delegates to the National Convention are chosen, and other State Party business is completed.

Only Delegates to the Annual Business Meeting may speak and vote at the Annual Business Meeting. Please contact your local District Representative for information on how to become a delegate.


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2020 LPIN State Convention Schedule

Friday, March 6, 2020

6:00 pm – “Vet the Candidates” Networking Reception

Candidates for party nomination and internal offices will be on hand to meet with delegates and answer questions. This includes candidates for National Party Chair and Vice-Chair, Presidential candidates, and our own Gubernatorial candidates.

Confirmed candidates to be in attendance: Dan Taxation Is Theft Behrman, Jo Jorgensen, John Monds, Lincoln Chafee, Adam Kokesh, Sam Robb, Jacob Hornberger, Kenneth Armstrong, Ken Tucker, Jason Eicholtz, Bill Levin, Donald Rainwater, Ken Moellman & Joe Bishop-Henchman.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

9:00 am – Gubernatorial Debate

Bill Levin and Donald Rainwater will be onstage to share their campaign plans, policies, and party histories as the two candidates vying for the Gubernatorial Nomination for the Libertarian Party of Indiana! The debate will be moderated by the LPIN Chair, Timothy Maguire.

10:00 am – Candidate Training Workshop: Campaigns and Candidates – Know Thyself – What Truly Distinguishes You from Others.

This program helps candidates and campaigns learn to distinguish themselves from their competition, in a way that resonates with enough voters to win, creates a positive brand, and allows you to remain true to your positions.

Presenters: Scott Eggers – Atlanta, Indiana – Worked for over 20 years in sales and training for a national suntan product company based in Indianapolis. Volunteer for the Libertarian candidate for Indiana Secretary of State in 2018. Mark Rutherford – Indianapolis, Indiana – Past State Chair of the Libertarian Party of Indiana, Past Vice Chair of the Libertarian National Committee, 2018 Libertarian candidate for Indiana Secretary of State in 2018. A program provided by Mark W. Rutherford & Associates Consulting, Inc.

11:00 am – Cannabis Forum: discussion on cannabis activism and legislation in Indiana

Discussion on cannabis activism and legislation in Indiana hosted by media personality Rob Kendall with State Senator Karen Tallian, Reina Bannister (Women Cannabis Warriors – WCW), and William Henry (IN-NORMAL).

12 NOON – Lunch and Fundraising Training

Presentation by James Oleen and Jeff Maurer on the how to’s of fundraising.

1:30 pm – Annual LPIN Business Meeting

(only Delegates may speak and vote; contact your County Chairperson to learn how to become a Delegate)

5:00 pm – Cocktail Hour

6:00 pm – Banquet – Guest Speaker Nicholas Sarwark – Chairman, Libertarian National Committee

LPIN Award Nominations

Other Saturday Activities:

  • Presidential Straw Poll
  • Silent Auction
  • Pirate Scavenger Hunt and After-Party; (tickets are sold for rations along with your map to find the treasures)

Sunday, March 8, 2020

9:00 am – 1994 Society Donors Breakfast – by invitation only

Dr. Kyle Varner – Libertarian Lessons from a Doctor Volunteering in Venezuela. (Join the 1994 Society today to get an invitation!)

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