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Monday, February 15, 2010

Live-Debating The LPCA Convention

Brian Holtz // Feb 13, 2010 at 1:10 pm

I’m live-blogging the convention at

My floor handouts are at

Brian Holtz // Feb 13, 2010 at 7:50 pm

I’m not “feeding” Cohen anything. I’m live-blogging at

Brian Holtz // Feb 14, 2010 at 1:40 am

There was never any possibility of Barnes getting elected to an office. A Bylaw will be adopted tomorrow that will effectively foreclose that possibility.

We cannot reveal what was happened in executive session, but 1) bylaws cannot be changed in executive session, and 2) the LPCA has no bylaw overriding the RONR Ch. 20 principle that evidence supporting a successful suspension can (and arguably must) be shared with the assembly (and not the public).

An interesting thing happened outside the doors of the executive session. See the updated live blog for details.

Brian Holtz // Feb 14, 2010 at 1:19 pm

Cohen doesn’t understand how LPCA conventions work. Election of our LNC reps are by approval voting. And when somebody only gets 1 or 2 votes, they are almost surely write-ins.

Brian Holtz // Feb 14, 2010 at 1:28 pm

We elected two alternates by approval voting. Our ExCom will surely choose the top vote-getter to be our single alternate for as long as we only have one LNC seat.

Brian Holtz // Feb 14, 2010 at 2:22 pm

Cohen has given two URLs for the site at which I’m live blogging, and neither is correct. It’s

Brian Holtz // Feb 14, 2010 at 2:57 pm

If you’re going to lift material from a source, then link to the source.