Representative Brandon Phinney Switches to the Libertarian Party

Representative Brandon Phinney (Strafford 24), formerly a member of the Republican Party, announced today on the State House steps he is changing his party affiliation to the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire. For the third time this year, a sitting State Representative has dropped their party and joined the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire. Representative Caleb Q. Dyer (Hillsborough 37) switched to the LPNH from the Republican Party in February and Joseph Stallcop (Cheshire 4) switched to the LPNH from the Democratic Party in May. Darryl W. Perry, Chair of the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire invited any others, unhappy…

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John Babiarz, Former Gubernatorial Nominee, Announces Run for State Representative In Grafton 9 Special Election

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE John Babiarz Announces Run for State Representative In Special Election Concord, NH – The Libertarian Party of New Hampshire is proud to announce that long-time Libertarian John Babiarz has filed to run for Representative in the Grafton 9 Special Election. On June 13, the Ballot Law Commission ordered that John Babiarz should be placed on the Libertarian Primary ballot in the Grafton 9 special election. John Babiarz is no stranger to public service. He joined the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department in 1994, continued his training to became an EMT in 2001, and the Grafton Volunteer Fire Department…

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LPNH EC Passes Resolution on Cannabis Decriminalization

By a vote of 5-0, the Libertarian Party of New Hampshire Executive Committee adopted a resolution thanking the New Hampshire Senate on passing a version of cannabis decriminalization, and asking the General Court to continue to remove all penalties related to possession and distribution of drugs. LPNH Chair, Darryl W. Perry says, “I’m glad the NH Senate finally passed something they’re calling decriminalization, it’s a good first step.” Adding, “I’m hoping the New Hampshire General Court will sooner rather than later take steps to remove all penalties, both civil and criminal, related to the possession or distribution of cannabis and…

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