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MCLP Constitution

Constitution of the Maricopa County Committee Of the Arizona Libertarian Party

Adopted January 7, 1999

Amended December 14, 2022

ARTICLE 1: Name and Organization.

A. Name:
The name of this organization shall be the Maricopa County Committee of the Arizona
Libertarian Party, hereinafter returned to as “the County Committee”.

B. Organization:
The County Committee shall be organized as stated under Arizona State law. All
Libertarian precinct committeemen residing in Maricopa County shall constitute the Maricopa County
Committee of the Arizona Libertarian Party.

ARTICLE II: Purposes and Principles.

A. Purposes: The County Committee is organized for the purpose of electing Libertarians to offices within

Maricopa County and to support the general goals and principles of the Libertarian Party. Specifically, the
County Committee shall support the principles of self-ownership, individual autonomy and personal

B. Principles: We hold that all individuals have the right to exercise sole dominion over their own lives and

property and have the right to live in whatever manner they choose, so long as they do not forcibly interfere
with the rights of others to live in whatever manner they choose.


This Constitution hereby authorizes the County Committee to adopt Bylaws for the County Committee’s

ARTICLE IV: Amendments.

This Constitution may only be amended by a two-thirds vote of the elected Maricopa County precinct
committeemen at the statutory organizing meeting of the County Committee.

ARTICLE V: Precedence of Law.

The laws of Maricopa County, of the State of Arizona and of the United Starts of America shall take
precedence over any portion of this Constitution or any portion of the Bylaws with which these laws

ARTICLE VI: Suspension of MCLP Constitution.

Suspensions of the provisions of MCLP’s Constitution shall require a vote of 7/8 of the party’s precinct committeemen.


A copy of the Maricopa County Committee Constitution, a copy of the Bylaws, or a copy of any minutes shall be provided to any Maricopa County precinct committeeman who requests a copy.

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