2015 Missouri State Convention

The 2015 Missouri LP Convention will take place at the Holiday Inn Columbia-East in Columbia Missouri on Saturday, April 18, 2015 from 8 am to 5 pm.

Early-bird savings - register by April 1st. Register today and we'll see you in Columbia!

State Convention March 8, St Louis

Join Fellow Liberty Lovers at the 2014 Missouri LP State Convention!

Saturday March 8, 8 am - 5 pm

Location: The beautiful Soulard Preservation Hall in the historic Soulard district of St Louis - 1921 South 9th St. St. Louis, MO 63104

Interested in getting to know a little more about the Libertarian Party and what's happening with some of the current issues? From 2:30 - 5 pm attend and hear several speakers including:

John Payne - Show-Me Cannabis Initiative

John Chasnoff - Drone Free St. Louis

Lloyd Sloan - Former Radio Talk Show Host, Ron Paul Organizer and Author

Cisse Spragins - Missouri LP chair

Afterwards, join us for conversation and drinks in the popular Soulard District.

The entire meeting is open to the public. The morning will feature a working meeting important for activists and candidates to attend, as well as other interested persons. Executive Director Greg Tlapek will coordinate the two morning work sessions.

8 am: Registration, coffee, juice, pastries

8:30: Education session on Missouri State Government - hear several LPMO members present overviews on the different areas of the state government and where the money goes

10:00: Begin the development of a "Contract" or "Better Deal" for Missouri, which will provide an actionable plan for specific ways to reduce the size, scope and power of state government

11:30: Lunch on your own in the Soulard District (numerous establishments within walking distance)

1:00: State Committee Meeting - appoint executive committee members, select national convention delegates, platform amendment, awards

2:30 John Chasnoff - Domestic Drones in an Era of Intelligence-Led Policing
3:00 Lloyd Sloan - Why the Libertarian Party is Important and How It Can Help Fix the Constitution
3:30 Cisse Spragins - Libertarianism Explained in 20 Minutes
4:00-4:40 John Payne and Sgt Gary Wiegert - The Path to Cannabis Legalization in Missouri
5 pm Adjourn to local establishments

Cost: $20, or pay $25 and cover your annual Recognized Member Dues (Students $15) and receive your custom printed plastic membership card on the spot. Payment is at the door by cash or credit card.

Free: For the 2:30-5 pm session only

Hotels: The closest is the Holiday Inn Express ($145) - downtown (about 1 mile). About 2 miles away are the Renaissance Grand Downtown ($129) and Missouri Athletic Club ($104). Go to orbitz.com and under hotels, search by address and put in the address above for Preservation Hall, and you'll get a list of hotels with prices and distances. I booked the Missouri Athletic Club, parking is $12 (Cisse). You can stay further out for lower cost and likely free parking. Prices listed above were on Orbitz on Feb 16.