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2020 LPIN Annual Business Meeting Rules & Agenda


PROPOSED AGENDA
  1. Call to Order 
  2. Credentialing and Seating of Delegates from Affiliated Counties. 
  3. Credentialing and Seating of Delegates from Unaffiliated Counties.
  4. Reading and Approval of the Minutes of the 2019 Annual Business Meeting. 
  5. Adoption of Rules for the Annual Business Meeting. 
  6. Adoption of an agenda for the Annual Business Meeting. 
  7. Financial Report & Statement of Business Conducted by the State Central Committee. 
  8. Chairman's Address 
  9. LNC Update
  10. Reports of Committees 
  11. Nomination of State & Federal Candidates
  12. Annual Nominating Convention for all Unaffiliated Counties. 
  13. Selection of Delegates to the National Libertarian Convention. 
  14. Announcement of 2020 SCC District Representatives. 
  15. Amendments to the Bylaws and Standing Rules


PROPOSED RULES

Rule 1: Proposed amendments to the bylaws will be discussed in the order they were received by the chair by the deadline.  A motion with a second must be raised on the floor to bring each proposed amendment to the floor. The delegate sponsoring the proposed amendment will be given one minute to speak on behalf of the amendment.  The floor will then be open to discussion by the delegates. Each delegate will have one minute to speak on the proposed amendment. The first delegate recognized must be in opposition to the proposed amendment unless no delegate in opposition asked to be recognized.

Rule 2: Any candidate for political office seeking nomination must submit a fully completed and signed Candidate Application for Nomination before being nominated. 

Rule 3: Order and procedure of nominations for Candidates (Speakers wishing to speak on behalf of NOTA must inform the Chairman of such prior to the close of nominations for each race):

GOVERNOR
Contested: Total of 10 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).
Uncontested: Total of 5 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).
NOTA: Total of 5 minutes for all speakers.

LT GOVERNOR - ATTORNEY GENERAL - US HOUSE

Contested: Total of 5 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).

Uncontested: Total of 2 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).

NOTA: Total of 2 minutes for all speakers.

STATE HOUSE / STATE SENATE

Contested: Total of 2 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).

Uncontested: Total of 1 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).

NOTA: Total of 1 minutes for all speakers. 

OTHER RACES

Contested: Total of 2 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).

Uncontested: Total of 1 minutes for each candidate and nominator(s).

NOTA: Total of 1 minutes for all speakers. 

PROCEED TO VOTE FOR ALL RACES

Rule 4: Selection of Delegates to the National Libertarian Convention. Persons interested in being chosen as a delegate shall submit their intent in writing to the credentials committee by 2:00 pm ET. Only LPIN members who are of or above the age of majority will be considered for selection. A printed ballot will be compiled from such submissions and voted upon by the delegates prior to the end of the convention. The top 30 vote-getters will be selected as delegates as long as they are otherwise qualified, with the following 30 nominees being selected as alternates in the order of how many votes they received. 



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