One of our delegates to the Libertarian National Convention in Las Vegas last week, and a volunteer for the Jonathan Smith for State House 154 race, Jessica Polk, provided this recap of the Presidential nominating convention to us, as well as the local media in Southwest Georgia.
Jonathan Smith, native of Donalsonville, who is running for State Representative for District 154, attended the Libertarian National Convention this past weekend where Gary Johnson
was nominated for the 2012 Libertarian Presidential Candidate. Accompanying Smith to the convention was 2010 Georgia gubernatorial candidate John Monds, a Cairo resident. Monds is best-known for holding the record for most votes by any Libertarian in any election in his 2008 race for Public Service Commission. Both Smith and Monds are active in the Libertarian Party of Georgia, as well as avid advocates for civil liberties, smaller government and strict fiscal responsibility that make up the Libertarian platform. Monds committed to assist with Smith’s campaign for State Representative. He also works at the state and local levels to develop Libertarian leadership. [Read more...]