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Local Resident Takes Part in Libertarian National Convention | The star

Libertarian Party members from Northeast and Central Indiana recently attended the National Convention in Reno, Nevada, over Memorial Day weekend.

The group included Morgan Rigg of DeKalb County as well as other representatives from Allen, Hamilton and Kosciusko counties.

Delegates elected national leaders, heard rallying speakers and attended a full day of educational campaign training to better spread the message of freedom and elect candidates.

National President Angela McArdle, Vice President Joshua Smith, Treasurer Todd Hagopian and Secretary Caryn Ann Harlos were elected.

To represent Region Three (Indiana, Ohio, Michigan, and Kentucky), Dustin Nanna was re-elected as Representative with Connor Nepomuceno as Alternate.

Speakers included 2020 presidential candidate Jo Jorgensen, 2020 vice presidential candidate Spike Cohen, former congressmen Justin Amash and Ron Paul, both of whom went from Republican to Libertarian in their lifetimes politician, exiled Edward Snowden (virtually) and the convention ended with 2020 Indiana gubernatorial candidate Donald Rainwater.

Indiana sent 30 delegates. More than 1,000 voting delegates were always present during the business sessions.