2018 Convention Agenda

Libertarian Party of South Dakota

State Convention

April 14th 2018


5:00 PM: Welcome and State of the Party by State Chair Aaron Aylward

5:10 PM: Call to Order

  • Review and Vote on Changes to the By-Laws
  • Vote for Membership Director (Only Registered Libertarians Can Vote)
  • Vote for National Delegates for the National Convention in June

6:00 PM: Introduction of Candidates for Office (Each candidate can speak as little as they choose, and there will be a time cap of 15 minutes per speaker) (Schedule may get extended due to the possibility of adding more candidates.)

  • Joshua Smith – Candidate for National Libertarian Party Chair – via video
  • Jason Hill – State House District 28B
  • Greg Baldwin – State House District 17
  • Uriah Luallin – Fall River County Commissioner
  • Aaron Aylward – State House District 6
  • Daryl Root – State House District 4
  • George Hendrickson – U.S. House
  • Other Candidates?

7:00 PM: Gubernatorial Debate Between CJ Abernathey and Other Soon to be Announced Candidate…

  • 3 minute introduction from each candidate
  • 45 minute debate from questions submitted via social media (members of the LPSD)
  • 60 second close from each candidate

8:00 PM: Break and Vote on Candidates

8:10 PM Speaker: James Schneider – Past Iowa Libertarian State Chair

8:25 PM Speaker: Jake Porter – Candidate for Governor with Libertarian Party of Iowa

8:40 PM Speaker: David Demarest – Region 6 Representative of Libertarian National Party

8:55 PM: Announcement of Official Candidates for 2018, Followed by Question and Answer Period