Statement of Position – Concerning HB 4416 Relating to the qualifications necessary for a political party to have the names of its nominees placed on the ballot

UPDATE We are happy to report that a vote on this bill has been postponed until May 2020, effectively squashing it for this session. Our thanks to Representative Jeff Leach and his staff for their assistance in making this happen.  The Collin County Libertarian Party is dismayed that the 2019 Legislative Session is considering a …

Flame of the Future Fête Labor Day Event! – Hosted by Kerry McKennon and Mark Tippetts

The Kerry McKennon campaign is taking to social media to promote the upcoming “Flame of the Future Fête Labor Day Event.” on Monday, September 3 at 5 PM – 9 PM. From the campaign event page: “This coming Labor Day, the Kerry McKennon campaign is throwing a soiree banquet dinner in Santa Fe Texas, at the beautiful Haak Winery and Vineyards. …

Libertarians on the Ballot in November

State Candidates Governor: Mark Tippetts Lt. Governor: Kerry McKennon Attorney General: Michael Ray Harris Comptroller: Ben Sanders Agriculture Commissioner: Richard Carpenter Land Commissioner: Matt Pina Railroad Commissioner: Mike Wright Court of Criminal Appeals Place 1: William Bryan Strange III Court of Criminal Appeals Place 8: Mark Ash US Candidates U.S. Senate: Neal Dikeman Local Candidates …

Statement of Position Concerning HB 642 Rename the Railroad Commission

The Collin County Libertarian Party, pleased that the 2017 Legislative Session is considering several measures to improve governance in Texas, ask that you consider: Whereas, the Texas Railroad Commission has not conducted actual railroad oversight in many years, but now actually regulates Texas’ oil and gas industry. Whereas, it is confusing, inaccurate, and misleading to …

Statement of Position Concerning HB 433 Eliminate Straight Ticket Voting

The Collin County Libertarian Party, pleased that the 2017 Legislative Session is considering several measures to improve governance in Texas, ask that you consider: Whereas, only nine remaining states permit Straight Ticket Voting (STV). The last state (Michigan in 2016) to eliminate STV said ‘The State Legislature had good reasons to enact the law, the …