Constitution
of the Libertarian Party of San Mateo County

Adopted October 15, 1997 and amended November 19, 1997, December 17, 1997, and July 17, 2003
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CONSTITUTION

Article I — Name

The name of this organization shall be the "Libertarian Party of San Mateo County," hereinafter referred to as the "Party."

Article II — Purpose

The primary purpose of the Party is to proclaim and implement the Statement of Principles of the national Libertarian Party by engaging in political and information activities within the county of San Mateo in the State of California.

Article III — Central Committee

The county central committee (hereinafter referred to as "central committee") shall consist of those individuals who qualify as a member of central committees under the bylaws of the Libertarian Party of California (hereinafter referred to as LPC), who live in San Mateo County or choose to affiliate with the San Mateo County region in accordance with the Bylaws of the LPC, and who are not members of any other county central committee.

Article IV — Officers

Article V — Executive Committee

The Executive Committee shall be responsible for the control and management of all of the affairs, properties, and funds of the Party consistent with this Constitution, its Bylaws, and any Resolutions which may be adopted at central committee meetings.

The Executive Committee of the Party shall be composed of the following:

  1. The elected officers of the Party.
  2. The chair of each Working Committee who is approved at a meeting of the central committee.
  3. The Party's representatives (if any) to the Executive Committee of the Libertarian Party of California.

Each Executive Committee member shall take office immediately upon his or her selection and serve thereafter until the selection of his or her replacement or until his or her position is vacated.

Article VI — Judicial Committee

The Judicial committee shall be composed of 3 central committee members elected at the Annual Meeting. The Judicial Committee shall take office immediately upon the close of the Annual Meeting and serve thereafter until the election of new Committee members. The Judicial Committee shall be the final body of appeal within the Party in all matters regarding interpretation of the Constitution, Bylaws, Rules, or Resolutions of the Party, subject to the provision that a decision of the Committee may be overturned by a three-fourths vote of any central committee meeting.

Article VII — Meetings

Article VIII — Bylaws

The Bylaws are subordinate to this Constitution.

Article IX — Amendments

This Constitution may be amended by a two-thirds vote at any meeting of the central committee provided that the amendment was proposed at the previous meeting, and notification of the proposed amendment accompanied the notice for the meeting at which the amendment will be considered.

Article X — Conflicting Authority

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