Photo Album, page 16
With the elections over, it was time to relax. The party was held in Stuart Simms' "Man Cave" in Laurel.
No matter how many times he tries, your photographer remains unable to get a shot of Tony with his eyes open!
Left: Erin Carrington, Eric Blitz, and Kirin. Right: Lorenzo Gaztaņaga and Congressional candidate Paul Drgos with daughter Sophia (handing out cards saying, "Vote for my Dad"). The booth was rained out on Sunday.
Senatorial candidate Dean Ahmad makes his case during a candidate forum at the Founders Freedom Club at the Ellicott City Miller Library. The club is a group of staunch Republicans.
We had quite a good size crew marching from the Food Lion south to the old Ames shopping center. Partly sunny (with a headwind having its way with our signs acting as sails). Photos courtesy Susan Gaztaņaga.
Jason drives his 1980 International Traveler carrying candidate Dean Ahmad (center) and Eric Blitz (right) promoting the Gary Johnson campaign.
Candidate Leo Dymowski (at right) with his campaign supporters
Left to right: Susan Gaztaņaga, campaign manager, Jack Jones, Member of Issues Committee, the candidate, Dean Ahmad, Ben Parker, volunteer, Lorenzo Gaztaņaga, Campaign Chair.
Dean Ahmad solicits votes while petition signatures are requested (Eric Blitz behind camera)
Arvin demonstrated his grilling skills (the photographer didn't think to snap this shot until the cooking was completed)
Maryland campaign organizer Eric Blitz supplies campaign materials to Maryland supporters. Gary himself was unable to make an appearance because he had media appointments in New York. But his van was supposed to be here sans Gary. Guess what? The van broke down in Washington D.C. (Washington breaks everything!!!)
Is there any doubt that this Shawan Road resident supports Gary Johnson for President? Uh-oh, a police helicopter keeps circling our meet-up. Are they that afraid of Libertarians?
Parade organizer Bill Buzzell leads the MdLP'ers carrying the flag, immediately followed by the banner
Candidates Dean Ahmad and Leo Dymowski ride, walk, and work the crowd along the way
Eric Blitz and helpers promote presidential candidate Gary Johnson; our members certainly appreciated marching along Liberty Parkway!
Erin Carrington Smith escorts candidates in her red convertible; Robert Glaser marks the end of the MdLP parade crew on his Yamaha
Candidates nominated for U.S. Congress (pictured left-to-right): Paul Drgos (House, 3); Leo Dymowski (House, 2); Dean Ahmad (Senate); Muir Boda (House, 1); not pictured are Scott Soffen (House, 4); Nickolaus Mueller (House, 6); and Ronald Owens-Bey (House, 7).
Our delegates to the National Convention in May will be voting for the Presidential nomination -- Christopher Doscher speaks for Carl Person; Eric Blitz for Gary Johnson; and Lorenzo Gaztaņaga for Lee Wrights.
Doug McNeil presents Mark Grannis the Samuel P. Chase Freedom silver coin for Herculean ballot access work
Former LP Executive Director Joe Seehusen is the banquet speaker (brandishing his worse-for-wear Declaration of Independence coffee mug). Stuart Simms rejoins the Executive Board after an eleven+ year hiatus. Welcome also to Tanuja Paruchuri who joins the Board. Thanks to outgoing Board members Muir Boda and Lorenzo Gaztaņaga.