This year’s convention will be held October 8 and 9 in at the Quality Inn and Suites in Bradley, Illinois This year’s keynote speakers include former Libertarian Congressman Justin Amash and Former Libertarian Party Vice Presidential candidate Spike Cohen. The program also includes informational seminars on homeschooling and ranked choice voting, as well as workshops about petitioning, becoming a precinct committeeperson, and best practices for local affiliates.
Full Convention Schedule
Friday October 8
5:00 pm | Welcome Reception Begins
7:00 pm | Welcome Message and Candidate Speeches
9:00 pm | Comedian Tim Slagle
11:00 pm | Hospitality Suite Party
Saturday October 9
9:00 am | Petitioning Workshop
10:00 am | Andrew Szilva, FairVote Illinois Executive Director
10:00 am | Chapter Leadership Roundtable
11:00 am | Kathy Wentz, Home School Advocate
11:00 am | Precinct Committeeperson Workshop
12:00 pm | Lunch with Spike Cohen
1:30 pm | Business Meeting
5:30 pm | Happy Hour
6:30 pm | Banquet with Keynote Speaker Justin Amash
8:30 pm | Auction and Socializing
Important Notice Concerning Convention Voting Rules
This is a nominating convention for Libertarian Party statewide, congressional, and legislative offices in Illinois, as well as delegates for the 2022 LNC Convention. To both vote on party business and be a delegate representing Illinois, you must be a member of the Libertarian Party of Illinois by June 11 (120 days prior to the convention business meeting) and also be a resident of the state of Illinois. See the full list of convention rules HERE.
Hotel accommodations at the Bradley Quality Inn and Suites are available by calling the front desk at (815) 401-4752. Please tell the worker who answers the phone you’d like a room in the block for the Libertarian Party of Illinois Convention.
Additional/alternative lodging is available nearby. Hotels less than a mile from the venue include the Super 8 by Wyndham Bourbonnais/Kankakee Area, the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bourbonnais East – Bradley, the Hampton Inn Bourbonnais Kankakee, and the Bourbonnais Comfort Inn.