Local Chapters

New York Libertarian Party Chapters:

Capital District | Hudson Valley | Brooklyn Libertarian Party | Manhattan LP | Nassau County Libertarian Party | Libertarian Party of Queens County | Greater Rochester Libertarian Party | Genesee County Libertarian Party | Staten Island Libertarian Party | Suffolk County Libertarian Party

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If your part of the state is not represented yet, call 518 595 4282 to talk to someone, or email members of the State Committee. The LPNY Bylaws explain how a local libertarian group can become recognized by the state party, earning a voting representative on the State Committee. A short Guide to becoming an Affiliate of the Libertarian Party of NY has also been prepared.

New York Counties:

New York State Counties
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Recognized Affiliates, followed by other local contacts

Capital District
Albany and Vicinity
Michael Lynch
michaellynch321@gmail.com
Todd Haggarty
gilhags@hotmail.com
Meetings are held second Tuesdays at Brown’s Brewing (425 River Street) in Troy at 6pm.
Hudson Valley
Dutchess, Orange, and Ulster Counties
Gary Triestman
garyonthenet@hotmail.com
Meets on the first Tuesday of each month at 6:30 PM at the College Diner in New Paltz. Located at 500 Main Street in New Paltz, phone number (845) 255-5040. Take Exit 18 off of Route 87, take right off the thruway exit, one block. (Attendees are asked to purchase some food/drink at diner.)
Brooklyn Libertarian Party
Gary Popkin
gary_popkin@yahoo.com
The Brooklyn Libertarian Party participated actively in the 2009 elections in New York City, delivering more signatures on nominating petitions than the four other boroughs combined, and getting onto the ballot more local candidates (for borough president and City Council) than the four other boroughs combined. Go to the Brooklyn LP website for information about meetings, events, membership, and other information.
Manhattan LP
New York County
Janet Hopf
janethopf@gmail.com
Manhattan Libertarian Party
212-252-3449
The Manhattan Chapter (which presently includes the Bronx) meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 7:00 p.m. at the Ukrainian East Village Restaurant, 140 Second Avenue @ 9th Street. We try to keep the business part of the meeting short to leave as much time as possible for interesting speakers and discussion. Food and drinks of all varieties are available for purchase. For more information, please visit www.ManhattanLP.org. You can also join our Mailing List.
Nassau County Libertarian Party
Gary Donoyan
gdonoyan@verizon.net
Blay Tarnoff
blay@eblay.com
Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month at 8:00 pm at the Landmark Diner, Roslyn, 1027 Northern Boulevard at Searingtown Road. Join the Nassau County mailing list to communicate with other local libertarians between meetings.
Libertarian Party of Queens County
John Clifton
mrjclifton@yahoo.com
(347) 869-1729
LPQC meets the second Saturday of the month at 10:00 a.m. SHARP in the Library of the Queens Pride House located at 76-11 37th Avenue, Suite 206, Jackson Heights, New York 11372.
Greater Rochester Libertarian Party
includes Monroe, Orleans, Ontario, Wayne, and Livingston counties
Drew Beeman
emailgrlp@gmail.com
Chris Edes
chrisedes@dynamic-mail.net
The Greater Rochester Libertarian Party usually holds meetings at 7pm on the first Thursday of every month, at Ezzy’s Restaurant (885 Buffalo Road). Please visit the Upcoming Events page for specific information. The GRLP was founded in 2007, and recently spun off a Genesee County chapter.
Genesee County Libertarian Party
David Olsen
dolsen1959@gmail.com
Phil Ricci
philjricci@gmail.com
The Genesee County Libertarian Party usually holds meetings at 7pm on the third Monday of every month. Please check the Calendar on their website for specific information.
Staten Island Libertarian Party
Richard Bier
richard.bier@gmail.com
Kevin Storberg
kevinstorberg@gmail.com
Meetings are held on the second Wednesday of each month at 8:00 pm at Karl’s Klipper, 40 Bay Street, Staten Island. For more information, visit www.statenisland.org or email statenislandlp@gmail.com. You can also visit the Staten Island LP Facebook page.
Suffolk County Libertarian Party
Gigi Bowman
bowmancomputers@aol.com
631-351-0168
Alexa Dunetz
alexa.dunetz7590@gmail.com
The Suffolk County Libertarian Party meets at 7pm on the 3rd Tuesday of the Month, at the Hauppauge Palace Diner at the intersection of Route 111 and Route 347 in Hauppauge. Feel free to join the mailing list, Meetup group, and Facebook page to communicate with other local libertarians between meetings.

Local contacts, by county

Albany: See the Capital LP section on this page.
Allegany: Let us know if you’d like to be a contact for this county. Also see the Greater Rochester LP.
Bronx: Please see the Manhattan LP.
Broome: See the Hudson Valley LP or the Ithaca Libertarians.
Cattaraugus: Let us know if you’d like to be a contact for this county. Also see the Greater Rochester LP.
Cayuga: We are looking for Cayuga Libertarians to start a group! For now, please see the Ithaca LP.
Chautauqua: Let us know if you’d like to be a contact for this county. Also see the Greater Rochester LP.
Chemung: See the section on the Ithaca LP.
Chenango: Please join the Central NY Meetup.
Clinton: Please join the Northern NY mailing list and see the North Country Libertarians page for the latest news.
Columbia: See the Capital LP for meetings, and join the Capital LP mailing list.
Cortland: Let us know if you’d like to be a contact for this county. Also see the Ithaca LP.
Delaware: Let us know if you’d like to be a contact for this county. Also see the Hudson Valley LP.
Dutchess: Let us know if you’d like to be a contact for this county. See the Hudson Valley LP info.
Erie: John Wadsworth had been having regular meetings in Buffalo. Please contact him at jlwads@verizon.net or 716-886-1919.
Essex: Please join the Northern NY mailing list.
Franklin: Please join the Northern NY mailing list, see above for the Clinton County meetings, and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact.
Fulton: See the Capital LP.
Genesee: See the GRLP.
Greene: See the Capital LP.
Hamilton: Please join the Northern NY mailing list and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact.
Herkimer: Please join the Northern NY mailing list and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact.
Jefferson: Please join the Northern NY mailing list and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact.
Kings: Please see the Brooklyn LP section.
Lewis: Please join the Northern NY mailing list and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact.Northern NY
Livingston: See the section on the GRLP.
Madison: Please join the Central NY Meetup to talk about starting up local meetings again.
Monroe: See the section on the GRLP.
Montgomery: Please see the Capital LP.
Nassau: See the section on the Nassau LP and sign up for the Nassau Libertarian mailing list
New York: See the section on the Manhattan Libertarian Party.
Niagara: Please contact Scott Leffler to get involved!
Oneida: Please join the Central NY Meetup to talk to nearby Libertarians.
Onondaga: Please join the Central NY Meetup to talk to nearby Libertarians.
Ontario: Please see the GRLP.
Orange: Please see the Hudson Valley LP.
Orleans: Please see the GRLP
Oswego: Please join the Central NY Meetup to talk to nearby Libertarians.
Otsego: Please join the Central NY Meetup to talk to nearby Libertarians.
Putnam: Please see the Hudson Valley LP.
Queens: See the section on the Libertarian Party of Queens County.
Rensselaer: Please see the Capital LP.
Richmond: Please see the Staten Island LP
Rockland: Please see the Hudson Valley LP.
Saint Lawrence: Please join the Northern NY mailing list and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact.
Saratoga: See the Capital LP section.
Schenectady: Please see the Capital LP section.
Schoharie: Please see the Capital LP.
Schuyler: See the section on the Ithaca LP and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact for Schuyler.
Seneca: See the section on the Ithaca LP and let us know if you’d like to be a county contact for Seneca.
Steuben: See the GRLP or the Ithaca Libertarians.
Suffolk: See the section on the Suffolk LP. Also see the Suffolk Individual Liberty page.
Sullivan: Please see the Hudson Valley LP.
Tioga: See the section on the Ithaca LP.
Tompkins: See the Ithaca section of this page, and their website.
Ulster: See the section on the Hudson Valley LP.
Warren: Please see the Capital LP.
Washington: Please see the Capital LP.
Wayne: See the section on the GRLP.
Westchester: Join the lpny_westchester list to stay informed.
Wyoming: See the section on the GRLP.
Yates: See the GRLP or the Ithaca Libertarians.