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  • Wednesday, March 08, 2017 at 06:00 PM · 2 rsvps
    Lucky Garden Restaurant in Bloomington, IL

    March 2017 meeting

    This will be the last meeting before the local election on April 4th (note that we will have an Election Night Party at Maggie Miley's on April 4th - details will be announced at the meeting, on Facebook, and on the website), so we will have some great speakers and a lot of fun events to announce.

    Residents of Normal will be able to vote for 3 Libertarians for the partisan Township Trustee race. Christopher McDermottSteve Suess, and Alex Nigro will be on the ballot as Libertarians. A representative from that group of candidates will give an update on their game plan for the April 4th local election.

    Pending speakers also include endorsed non-partisan candidates for Community College Board, Unit 5 School Board, and Normal Library Board. If you are running, or you know anyone else who is running and might be interested in seeking an endorsement, please email

    The Chair will give an update regarding various campaigns for local office, the LP of Illinois, and current bills in Springfield that Libertarians can help support. The agenda always ends with informal social hour for discussion, networking, drinking, and fun.

    People of any political backgrounds are welcome. Please share and invite your friends!

    Hope to see you there!

    In Liberty,

    Bennett Morris
    Chair, McLean County Libertarian Party

  • Saturday, March 11, 2017 at 12:15 PM · 6 rsvps
    Uptown Normal in Normal, IL

    St. Patrick's Day Parade in Normal

    The McLean County Libertarian Party is marching in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Normal. The parade benefits Easter Seals. Wear your green and come help us show the community why we have the best party in town!

    Please sign up as a volunteer so we can confirm how many people we'll have walking. Thanks!

  • Friday, April 07, 2017 at 06:00 PM through April 08, 2017 · 89 rsvps
    Hilton Garden Inn in Tinley Park, IL

    2017 State Convention

    The Libertarian Party of Illinois Annual Convention will be at the Hilton Garden Inn in Tinley Park on April 7-8, 2017. This year’s two day event will feature keynote speaker Larry Sharpe, as well as several entertainers, workshops and our usual line up of events.


    For tickets, please visit the convention website at


    Features of this year's convention will include:

    FRIDAY NIGHT (No charge to attend)

    • Musician Jim Green
    • Musician Barbara Hollek
    • Comedian Tyler Fowler
    • Free Deli Buffet
    • Registration and socializing with our friends, new and old

    SATURDAY (attendance requires registration)

    • The Annual Business Meeting
    • Workshop Speaker Maryam Ahmed - Judicial Qualifications
    • Workshop Speaker Ross Morealle - Medical Cannabis Alliance of Illinois
    • The ever popular Libertarian Jeopardy!
    • Banquet and Keynote Speaker Larry Sharpe

    For a full listing of the schedule, and details about our guests and speakers, click here

    Saturday will also have our annual auction. This is one of the most important fundraising events of the year and we are asking for donations. Liberty themed items are ideal, but anything of interest is welcome. In the past we have had items ranging from books to a Kindle, even baked goods and gift baskets. Please donate new or barely used items with values under $100 so more people can bid. Gifts to the Libertarian Party of Illinois are not tax deductible.

    Contact to donate or volunteer. If you would like a vendor table, rates are a low $25 each. Reduced rate attendance rates and packages will be available from now through February 28th. The Annual Business meeting is free to every member. Remember to book your rooms as soon as possible. Let’s make this year’s attendance the best ever!

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