Sunday, April 25, 2021

Indiana Libertarian Party Elects New Leaders, Makes Future Plans

Times Union Online Staff Report

INDIANAPOLIS – On March 27, the Libertarian Party of Indiana met in Fishers and online to hold their annual convention where the members elected a new chair and vice chair.

Over 160 state party members, from all corners of the state, participated in the party’s first ever hybrid convention, according to a news release. The in-person portion was held at the Forum Event Center in Fishers and maintained capacity limitations, social distancing and safety protocols imposed by the Fishers health department. Delegates wishing to remain at home were allowed to participate remotely via Zoom.

Evan McMahon, of Indianapolis, was elected to replace Timothy Maguire who had served as the chair of the Libertarian Party of Indiana for the past four years. Maguire had announced earlier in 2020 that he would not seek a third term.

McMahon had recently been serving as the state party’s Development Director tasked with growing the party membership and assisting with the creation and implantation of the party’s 10 Year Strategic Plan. McMahon had previously served as executive director of the Libertarian National Campaign Committee, at-large representative on the national party board and as campaign manager for numerous campaigns including Rupert Boneham’s 2012 campaign for governor of Indiana.

McMahon said that his focus will be on building party infrastructure, recruiting candidates and supporting local county parties...

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