Huron County, OH 3/1/21– Huron County is the newest affiliate of the Libertarian Party of Ohio. The County joins eight other county affiliates around the state.
Per Libertarian Party of Ohio Constitution and Bylaws, the party will recognize affiliates that duly elect a controlling committee consisting of, at minimum, a Chair, Treasurer and Secretary. Members of the affiliate must meet membership standards as defined in Article II of the LPO Constitution. ORC does not define legal requirements for affiliates of any minor party or party without current ballot access. Huron County met all requirements and are now an official affiliate. Affiliates must have consistent elections, file campaign reports to appropriate agencies, draft their own bylaws and multiple other steps as listed in Bylaw 710.1 if the LPO Bylaws.
On Feb. 28th, Huron County Libertarian Party elected their controlling committee. Officers include Chair Louren Schott of New London, Secretary Carl Fryman of Plymouth, and Treasurer Cassaundra Fryman, Mayor of Plymouth. They also passed their rules and bylaws as required by the Libertarian Party of Ohio.
“The addition of Huron County to the list of LPO affiliates shows how the new emphasis on enabling local parties is having an impact across the state. We’re excited to welcome the Huron County affiliate and look forward to working together to advance the cause of liberty in Ohio.” Libertarian Party of Ohio Chair Jim Cavoli said in a statement. County Organizations and affiliates are organized to support Libertarian candidates and policies at all levels of government.