Category Archives: MSLP Blog

The Municipal Races are Taking Shape!

The Municipal Races are Taking Shape!

We are one month in to the qualifying period set forth by the Mississippi Secretary of State, Delbert Hoseman.  And already we have some BIG races with some LP names on the ballot.  If you are interested in running for local office, and you think that you have what it takes and believe in Libertarian principles…WE NEED YOU!

Let’s take a look at who we CURRENTLY have running for office.  If I forget anyone, please let me know!



Charles Kimbrough

A self-employed entrepreneur in Meridian, MS, Kimbrough is seeking election for City Council District 5. 

Mariner Durant

Durant is running for Mayor of Meridian, MS.  You can find out more at his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/MarinerForMayor

Rev. Corinthian Sanders

Rev. Sanders is running for Mayor of Jackson, MS. You can find out more at his facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/CorinthianforMayor

If you are interested in running, please let us know.  Send me an e-mail

Thank you guys, and I will try to update the list of candidates as we have them.

Aaron Barksdale
Chairman

Open Letter to Representative Palazzo, MSGOP Chair Nosef

To Congressman Palazzo and Chairman Nosef; On October 26, 2016, at 6:30 PM, the University of Southern Mississippi will be hosting a Candidate Debate for the 4th Congressional District US House of Representative race at the Thad Cochran Center.  Both the Democratic nominee, Mark Gladney, and the Libertarian Party nominee, Ric McCluskey have agreed to… Continue Reading

Gary Johnson Official on Mississippi Ballot

Gary Johnson Official on Mississippi Ballot

After several back-and-forths with the Secretary of State’s office, and learning of a new rule change, it is verified today and you can even see for yourselves…Gary Johnson is OFFICIALLY on the Ballot in Mississippi.   Now the next challenge…educate enough people to vote for him. Here’s the link to the Sec. of State’s Ballot:… Continue Reading

My Story: Why I became a Libertarian

Over the past few months, more and more people have been coming to the principles of libertarianism.  Whether through the book Libertarianism in a Nutshell or from a genuine distaste for the two major candidates.  Whatever the reason, we welcome those who have woken up to fight against the duopoly that exists.  Below are the… Continue Reading

Why are you a Libertarian? Submit your Story!!!

Why are you a Libertarian? Submit your Story!!!

With the recent public announcement of Jerry Ainsworth’s party switch, there have been many other people who have come out and share their story of how they became Libertarian.  So, now, it’s your turn!  We want YOU to share YOUR story so that we might share it with others. [gravityform id=”4″ title=”true” description=”true”]   Continue Reading

Former Republican Committee Member Makes Switch

Former Republican Committee Member Makes Switch

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jackson, MS –Former Madison County Republican Party Executive Committee Member Announces Switch to Libertarian Party and Endorses Gary Johnson Jerry Ainsworth, former Madison County Republican Party Executive Committee Member announces his decision to change his party affiliation to Libertarian. Jerry cites the following reasons, “At the age of 17 in 2012 I… Continue Reading

Congressional Candidate makes historic vow

Hattiesburg, Ms- June 2, 2016- Fellow Mississippians, I am reaching out to you today for your support. It is a long road to November and I’ll need your help the whole way to unseat Congressman Palazzo while disrupting the corrupt “two party system”. I can only do this if you’re behind me. Know that if… Continue Reading

Libertarian Debate: The Aftermath

Filmed before a live audience in the Magnolia Ballroom at the beautiful Beau Rivage Casino and Resort, the 2016 Libertarian Debate hosted by the Libertarian Parties of Mississippi and Alabama took the stage at 7:00 PM. Danny Bedwell, Master of Ceremonies for this event introduced National Libertarian Committee Chairman Nicholas Sarwark, who gave a rousing… Continue Reading

Convention Agenda

Convention Agenda

The agenda for the MS/AL Convention with Presidential Debate will be as follows: 9:30-10 Registration/Social Time/Cocktails in Lobby Area 10:00 AM Doors Open 10:05 – 10:10 AM Coast Entrepreneur & Business Conference Introduction 10:10 – 10:30 AM Speaker 1: Brad Webster, Reaching Customers through the Smart Phone 10:35 – 10:55 AM Speaker 2: Dr. Stephen… Continue Reading

Press Announcement: MS/AL Convention

Press Announcement: MS/AL Convention

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE PUBLICATION Mississippi and Alabama Libertarian Parties host Presidential Debate BILOXI, MS — On February 27, 2016, between 10:00 AM and 2:30 PM, the Libertarian Parties of Alabama and Mississippi will host the Gulf Coast Business and Entrepreneurship Seminar in the Magnolia Ballroom at the Beau Rivage Casino & Resort. Speakers… Continue Reading

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