January 18th, 2024 Meeting

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Meeting to be held via video conference: https://communitybridge.com/bbb-room/mass-pirates-bbb-room/.

Recording: https://youtu.be/paQ9CZ1KvaY



United States Pirate Party Issues?


Winter Conference

Conference will be Sat Feb 3rd, noon-4pm.

Review survey and choose schedule.

Possible Topics:

  • 2024 Campaign
  • Planning for post-2024 election future

Possible Schedule:

  • noon-12:30pm - meet and greet
  • 12:30pm - 1:30pm - Open discussion
  • 1:30pm - 2:30pm - Campaign training
  • 2:30pm - 4:00pm - Planning for post-2024 election future


  • Jan 25th - Last date for nominations
  • Jan 26th - Candidates submit videos which we will post to our YouTube channel starting on Jan 27th
  • Jan 27th - We will send ballots out. Pirates will have three weeks to vote
  • Jan 28th - Pirate News will include candidate Q&A
  • Feb 3rd - We will also have time for a candidate Q&A at the Winter conference.
  • Feb 16th - Ballots must be returned

Steve will handle voting tokens. Jamie will send out ballots.

Planning for 2024

  • Restart democracy committee: Sat Jan 6th
  • Contact cities/town to get list of voters
    • Get list of contacts
    • Write email
    • Send it
  • Put together plan for local organizing and 2024 town/legislature campaign
  • Mail members/voters
    • Ask them to organize locally
    • Ask them to campaign/run
    • Ask them to give us their full contact info
  • Call potential candidates/supporters
  • ?

Video Newsletter/Podcast

Leader: Joseph

  • Next pirate news on Jan 7th
  • Pirate news recording scheduled for Sundays, 7pm with go-live at 7:30pm. Unless changed

Other To Do

Upcoming Events

  • 2/3, noon-4pm, Winter Conference


  • jokeefe
  • srevilak



Reports. Got a number of notices out. May have another get-together with our AU colleague on Saturday. Updated conference info will go up tomorrow. Joe working on year end OCPF report. Mediawiki updated.

USPP issues. Was an IRC meeting last week.

Events. Pirate conference coming up Feb 3rd. Group discussions, Campaign How-tos, decentralized auditing were the most requested topic. Also "Planning for post-2024 election future" as a discusion topic.