What Does It Mean To Be A Libertarian

Firstly, all members of the Libertarian Party and its affiliates sign a pledge stating they will not “advocate the use of force to achieve political or social goals.” This pledge we call the “Non-Aggression Principle” or NAP for short.

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I Am A Different Candidate Than What You're Used To

The people of Dover’s first ward have a decision to make on October 24th. Do they want a representative who answers to the party leadership or a representative who answers to the people?

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Brian Shields Announces Legislation

     Brian Shields, the Libertarian candidate in the Strafford 13 Special Election, announces two pieces of legislation submitted on his behalf by Representative Caleb Dyer (L-Hillsborough 37) and Representative Brandon Phinney (L-Strafford 24).

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Press Statement On Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage is a mistake, and I’ll tell you why.

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On Taxes

I’ll be clear and straightforward with everyone who asks about my position on taxes, and what I will or will not vote for.

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The Strafford 13 Special Election Has Been Announced!

Four months after Representative Epstein sent his letter of resignation to the Secretary of State's office, the Governor and Executive Council have announced a special election for Strafford 13.

The filing period will be from August 28th to September 1st.

The election will be on October 24th, unless there is a primary, then the General Election will be December 12th.

I look forward to meeting the voters of Dover's first ward and hearing their concerns with our state government.


Minimum Wage

Raising the minimum wage is a common political issue, but is potentially perilous to the local economy and those affected by it.

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It was a fun day marching in the Portsmouth Pride parade, representing LPSeacoast, LPNH, and my friends and family in the LGBTQ+ community.

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Campaign Soft Launch

On June 17th, 2017, Brian Shields announced to friends and family that he is running in the special election for State Representative for Strafford's 13th District.

He is awaiting official word from the Governor and Executive Council announcing the special election before registering officially and speaking publicly.