The Libertarian Party of South Dakota has recently announced details for their annual State Convention on Saturday May 6th. This year the Party will be having its annual business meeting at Cadillac Jacks Gaming Resort in Deadwood South Dakota.
According to the details posted on their website they have a full day of activities and speakers planned.
Starting out the day will be a free one hour Activism Training session being presented by Lisa Marie Nolen the former Deputy State Director of Americans for Prosperity South Dakota. This training event will be held from 10-11am.
The Convention officially kicks off at 12pm or “High Noon” as they have on their poster (below) with credentialing to going from 11:15am up to the Call to Order at 12pm.
The Libertarian Party of South Dakota will be having officer elections during the Convention, positions up for grabs this year include: Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary, Treasurer, Membership Director, Communications Director, and 3 Regional Coordinators ( East River, West River and Sioux River) for more details on those positions and to view the agenda visit here.
When the business portion of the Convention concludes they will be having two guest speakers, the first will be Emmet Reistroffer who is the owner of Genesis Farms a local South Dakota medical marijuana company with facilities all across the State. Mr. Reistroffer is also no stranger to running for political office, most recently he ran for City Council in Sioux Falls in 2022.
Closing out the Convention will be guest speaker Collin Duprel. Mr. Duprel is a local rancher and the current Vice Chair of the LPSD who is probably best known for beating Dusty Johnson in a televised debate in October while running for US House of Representatives.
The LPSD convention is free to attend and open to the public, however to vote or run for an Officer position within the Party you must be a registered Libertarian. They also have an RSVP option if you wish. That and more details can be found @ https://lpsouthdakota.org/2023/01/lpsd-2023-state-convention/