2019 State Convention June 8th


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 The Utah Independent American Party will hold its State Convention/Independence Summit on Saturday, June 8, 2019, at Juab High School in Nephi. We choose this location due to the central location within the State, and wanted to be fair for all members that would like to attend. Special guest speakers this year will be Cliven Bundy (known for the standoff with BLM and government agents), Shanna Cox (also part of the Nevada and Oregon standoffs) , Scott Bradley (well-known 50 year PHD Constitutional Scholar from Cache Valley and Vice Presidential Candidate in 2016), etc.

The party’s bylaws, mandates the election of party officials every two years. So this year we have the State leadership positions up election, as well as positions on the State PEOPL, Rules, Membership, committees etc. If you would like to run for any of these positions please send requests to either one of these four emails: The deadline for emailed requests to run for positions will be on June 1st, and nominations from the floor of the convention will still be accepted. If you would like to be a delegate, please email any of the same four emails up above, and we will be accepting new delegates in person at the start of the convention. For a copy of the bylaws please see this link:

The candidates currently running for positions are as follows:

Jason Christensen for Party Chair – incumbent

Clinton Rhinehart for Party Vice Chair – incumbent

Dan Powell for Party Treasurer – incumbent

Greg Duerden for Party Secretary – incumbent

In addition to the speakers, information on organizing county parties will also be given and disseminated, as well as information and resources to promote more independence within the State of Utah. These resources do cost money, and we will be asking for a $40 donation at the door which gets you catered lunch, our 200 page publication titled “Independent Thinkers Guide to Liberty” that has the US and State of Utah Constitutions, James Madison’s and John Adams advice on property rights plus a whole lot more. You will also receive at least one if not two bumper stickers. With a 30 dollar donation you will receive lunch. With a 20 dollar donation you receive our 200 page publication titled “Independent Thinkers Guide to Liberty.”

The Convention will be held from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations are needed for the costs of the convention/summit. However we will not turn anyone away that would like to participate. All are welcome, please invite your neighbors, friends, and yes even family.

Further information can be obtained by contacting:

Jason Christensen, State Chair - 801-400-1488

Greg Duerden, State Secretary - 801-970-1076

Saturday, June 8th
9:00 AM - 01:00 PM
Juab High School

802 North 650 East, Nephi, UT 84648 

IAP State Nominating Convention 2018 Part 1

 Jason Christensen and his Chairman message. He is also a candidate for Utah County Clerk  Tamara (Tammy) P. Long Candidate for Davis County Commissioner Keith R. Kelsch Candidate for State House 75  David Else Candidate for State House 40  Gregory Hmura Candidate for State House 59 Most of Greg Duerdan's speech Candidate for Utah Congressional District 3  Please see IAP State Convention Part 2   

IAP State Nominating Convention Part 2

 This is the rest of the speech for Candidate Greg Duedan for                                   Utah Congressional 3 

IAP State Nominating Convention Part 3

 The first speaker is Candidate Warren Rogers for State House 68 The last speaker is Candidate Reed McCandless for Utah's US Senate race 

IAP State Nominating Convention Part 4

 Aaron Heinman  Candidate for State House 48