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COVID-19 UPDATE – JULY 4, 2020

Convention site moved to Rosen Centre in Orlando, Florida On June 26th, the LNC was informed by Rosen Hotels that they had made a business decision not to re-open Rosen Shingle Creek, and asked to move the convention 2 miles away to the Rosen Centre, and make use of the Orange County Convention Center to provide for social distancing. After

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Face masks will be required in public in Orange County and Orlando

Starting at 12:01AM on Saturday, June 20, face masks will be required in public in Orange County and Orlando.  This mandate, which also applies to the city of Orlando, states that every person either working, living or visiting must wear a mask in public starting Saturday.  This includes common areas within the hotel, such as foyers, the hotel lobby, elevators,

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Early details for new convention plan

On May 9th, 2020, the Libertarian National Committee (LNC) voted to reschedule the convention into a two-part convention.  The first session will occur online starting on May 22nd for the purposes of nominating our candidates for President and Vice-President, to comply with ballot access deadlines. The remaining portions of convention business will begin with check-in and pre-registration beginning the evening

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LNC votes to exercise the “Impossibility” clause

The Libertarian National Committee (LNC) voted to exercise the “Impossibility” clause in the contract with the JW Marriott on May 2nd. This vote was followed by a vote to choose a new time and place for the 2020 Libertarian National Convention within 10 days. The LNC will meet again on May 9th, where there will be more decisions regarding next steps. We

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Reservations to the JW Marriott-Austin Cancelled

Without any direction by the Libertarian Party and without notice, all reservations to the JW Marriott-Austin for the Libertarian National Convention, scheduled for May 20th – May 26th, 2020, were cancelled early on the morning of April 26th, 2020. We had been working with the JW Austin and reaching out to other venues in order to plan a postponement that

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Status as of April 14th, 2020

Currently, the plan for the 2020 Libertarian National Convention that is still in place is to convene in Austin, Texas at the JW Marriott on May 22nd. This can and likely may change. We have been continually monitoring the situation through posted government orders, and have been communicating with both the venue and the Austin Convention and Visitors Bureau. It

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Status as of March 19th, 2020

We are closely monitoring the situation regarding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and developing guidance regarding the implementation of the 2020 Libertarian National Convention, which is currently set at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. The recommended arrival date is Wednesday, May 20th, with a departure date of Tuesday, May 26th. For legal reasons of internal and external nature, and in

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Status as of March 17th, 2020

We are closely monitoring the situation regarding the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), and developing guidance regarding the implementation of the 2020 Libertarian National Convention, which is currently set at the JW Marriott in Austin, Texas. The recommended arrival date is Wednesday, May 20th, with a departure date of Tuesday, May 26th. For legal reasons of internal and external nature, and in

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