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:
He fears God ( Exodus 18:21).
He is truthful ( Exodus 18:21).
He hates unjust gain ( Exodus 18:21).
He has a good reputation ( 1 Timothy 3:7).
He is self-governed ( 1 Timothy 3:2).
He is not quarrelsome ( 1 Timothy 3:3).
He is not extravagant ( Deuteronomy 17:15).
He does not lead others to sin ( Deuteronomy 17:16).
He is humble and his heart is not lifted up above others ( Deuteronomy 17:20).
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."