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The AZLP Newsletter
Winter 2019 - Volume #1 - Issue #2
48th & LIBERTY

AZLP Annual Meeting

It's that time again, Our Annual AZLP State Committeeman Meeting is coming up on January 25th. Venue and other details are shown below. We will have 6-7 Presidential Candidates speaking and keynote speakers, to be announced. Among the food and comradery there will be some business accomplished like County and Committee Updates, and Voting on who we will send to the LNC Annual Convention as Delegates. The procedures and qualifications are also listed below and in section 17 of the AZLP Bylaws. It will be a full day finishing up with an after Event Meet and Greet with the Candidates and all of us. Again, read on for details.


Meeting Venue

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The Sea Of Glass — Center For The Arts Performance & Event Hall was carefully designed as a versatile space for hosting a broad spectrum of events and activities.
They provide a beautiful, safe, and friendly environment for the whole family, and welcomes all to come and experience a new paradigm for Tucson event venues.

330 E 7th St Tucson, AZ USA (Directions)


Delegate Selection (AZLP Bylaws, Sec 17)

Delegates to the National Convention of the National Libertarian Party: The Delegates from Arizona to the Libertarian National Convention shall be chosen at our Annual State Committee Meeting (Meeting) held in even numbered years.

All Candidates for Delegate seats shall make written and dated requests to the AZLP Secretary. The Secretary will print Ballots with Delegate Candidate names and ages including enough blank lines to fill the number of unfilled Delegate seats, at their latest convenience prior to the Meeting. The blank lines are for Delegate requests made after the printing of the Ballot. All requests should be made at least seven(7) days prior to the Meeting but no earlier than ninety(90) days prior, to assure their name is printed on the Ballot. Delegate requests made after printing of the Ballot shall be clearly publicized at the Meeting. Additionally, no Delegate requests shall be made during business at the Meeting.

The County Chairs of AZLP recognized County Parties, Statutory Arizona Libertarian Party Officers, and Libertarian National Committee Members residing in Arizona shall be appointed as ex-officio Delegates. The ex-officio Delegates may appoint a proxy Delegate to take their place in their absence provided that the proxy meets all other qualifications to be a Delegate. The remaining Delegates allotted to the Arizona Delegation shall be elected by approval voting by the body of Class A Arizona Libertarian Party Members at the Meeting should there be more Delegate Candidates than allotted seats.

Each Class A Libertarian Party Member shall cast votes for no more than the number of remaining available Delegate seats allotted to the AZLP. The Candidates receiving the highest number of votes will fill the first available seats. The remaining Candidates will fill any remaining seats or be placed on the Alternate list should all seats be filled, in the order of the number of votes cast for each. Any remaining requests received after the voting will be placed on the Delegate list subsequent to the Delegates and Alternates that were chosen during the meeting, in the order they are received.

Qualified Delegates must be an Arizona resident that is a National Libertarian Party member or a class A Member of the AZLP. No members of organized parties other than the Libertarian Party shall be eligible. Prospective Delegates under the age of 18 must have a legal guardian also elected or appointed at the Meeting as a Delegate to qualify. Delegates must pledge, either by written, verbal or electronic attestation, that they do not support the initiation of force to achieve political or social goals. Should any requirement not be met the Delegate seat shall move to the next qualified Candidate.


Food Service

We will be serving a Continential Breakfast with Coffee and Juice all morning.
Lunch will be will be served about noon with 5 choices of sub sandwiches with chips or 5 choices of vegan or vegetarian salads.
Soda, Coffee and Water will be available all day.
We are asking for a $20 donation to assist with providing the food service.


Presidential Candidate Meet-n-Greet


After the Meeting, don't go home. Come and hang with us and the Presidential Candidates at Irene's Doughnuts. Yes, it's a Doughnut shop with a nightclub out back. It right nearby our Metting location at:
340 N 4th Ave
Tucson, Arizona 85705

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AZLP Events—Come Out and See Us!

AZLP promotes our brand and outreaches to voters is by tabling at community and holiday events around the state. This is a chance to educate voters, share our platform, share policy sheets, collect candidate signatures, and promote or oppose legislation.

? Maricopa County will be hosting "Winter Freedom Fiesta" at Paz Cantina, 330 E Roosevelt St Phoenix, AZ 85004
? AZLP Annual State Committeeman Meeting, Sea of Glass - Center for the Arts, 8:30am, 330 E 7th St Tucson, AZ

Monthly County Meetings

County organizations are growing in Pinal County, Yuma County, Mohave County, Yavapai County, Navajo County and Cochise County. (Want to help us get ballot status for those? Write to

? Maricopa: 2nd Monday, 6:30 pm at Cocos Bakery Restaurant, 2026 N 7th St. Phoenix, AZ 85004
? Pima: 3rd Tuesdays, 7:30pm at Fromino's Greek Cafe, 3242 E Speedway Blvd. Tucson, AZ 85716
? Yuma: 1st. Mondays, 5pm at Freedom Library, 2035 S Arizona Ave. Yuma, AZ 85364
? Gila: 3rd Wednesdays, 6:30pm at Tiny's Family Restaurant, 600 E State Highway 260, Payson, AZ 85541
? Pinal: 2nd Saturday, 3pm at San Tan Flats, 6185 W Hunt Hwy. Queen Creek, AZ 85142
? Cochise: 2nd Saturday, 1pm at Bone Dry Tap House, 962 E Fry Blvd. Sierra Vista, AZ 85635
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Chair ………………………Howard Blitz, Yuma
1st Vice Chair ……………Jon Winder, Mohave
2nd Vice Chair ………..Mike Shipley, Maricopa
Secretary ……………………….Jeff Daniels, Gila
Treasurer ……………R. Allen Pepiton, Maricopa
Asst. Treasurer ………Marge Tendler, Maricopa
Asst. Secretary ……Emily Goldberg, Maricopa
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— The AZLP Board


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  • Clay Greathouse
    Is there any meetings in Cochise County? Has a bit of a libertarian feel here, but no sign of the part.
  • Jeff Daniels