Why LPTexas is the Most Important Step for the Kokesh Campaign
After traveling the country over the last year and seeing how other LP affiliates function one thing has become very clear to me: LPTexas is the largest, most powerful Libertarian affiliate in the country. This is not to take away from the thousands of amazing people in LP affiliates outside of the Lone Star State. It's just that Texas is an order of magnitude larger.
For instance, in 2016 LPTexas spent about $65,000 on its state convention. Not only does Texas fill its 70+ national delegate seats, but it will fill all of its 70+ national alternate seats, as well. In 2018, Texas has 73 allotted delegate seats, but there is every reason to believe that over 150 delegates from the Republic of Texas will be seated in New Orleans this summer.
So what does this mean? If you are a Texas libertarian who believes in the Localization of government to combat the common enemy of large, centralized government; then this is the week to get involved with the LP.
In Texas, becoming a national delegate is highly competitive. Whereas in most states you can show up to your state convention and simply raise your hand when they ask, "Who wants to be a National Delegate?" that is not the case here. People interested in becoming a National Delegate in Texas should expect to attend 3 separate meetings:
The Precinct Convention - held in your local voting precinct on Tuesday, March 13th (you can find this location by clicking here http://www.lptexas.org/events_calendar)
The County Convention- held in your local voting county on Saturday, March 17th (click here for time and location- http://www.lptexas.org/events_calendar?page=7)
And finally, the State Convention- (which is here https://convention.lptexas.org)
We want the headline in July of 2018 to read, "Libertarians Have Taken Over the Libertarian Party," but we have some battles to win first.
A few days ago it was exposed that there is a group of non-libertarians within Texas who are attempting to use LPTexas' ballot access to re-shape the party into one of exclusion, militarism, and socialism along the border. Do they have the numbers to do this? They will if we don't show up. So we must show up. On Tuesday.
All you need is your driver's license or another form of state ID. You do not need your voter registration, but it sure makes things run much more smoothly if you do.
If we want to #FinallyFreeAmerica then this is our first big challenge. C'mon Freedom Family, let's do this.