Leader Qualifications

The CLP Constitution lists the following qualifications for party leaders and candidates:

Each Party leader and candidate for public office shall meet these qualifications. They shall apply at all levels – national, state, and county. The term Party leader includes all members of the governing committee at a given level – national, state, or county – and its committees and elected convention officers.

Section 7.1: General Requirements

    • He is a member of the Christian Liberty Party in the geographic territory represented.

    • He believes in the triune God of the Holy Bible and has a credible profession of faith in the Lord Jesus Christ.

    • He acknowledges the authority of God’s Word the Bible, making a diligent effort to read, study and apply it to private and public life.

    • He is in strong agreement with the Party Purpose, Vision, Principles, Platform and Program.

    • He regularly attends a local church.

    • He presents references by a pastor or church leader, and two other references.

Section 7.2: Character & Moral Qualifications:

Section 7.3: Leadership Qualifications:

Section 7.4: Scholastic Qualifications:

Amendments to the Scholastic Qualifications shall be referred to the Education Committee and adopted by the National Committee.

[Note: The CLP evaluates whether the applicant meets current Scholastic Qualification requirements.]

Section 7.5: Oath of Office:

All Party Leaders shall give the oath: "I do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will faithfully discharge the duties of the office of the Christian Liberty Party into which I am about to enter, in dedicated and faithful pursuance of the ends set forth in the constitution thereof, in a solemn act of devotion to Jesus Christ and of duty to my country, so help me God."