Elections to be held this Wednesday

We are pleased to announce that at our last Pirate National Committee Meeting the newly reformed California Pirate Party was recognized, and they now possess full national voting rights.

Now it’s time at last, after some weeks delay, to hold elections for the board of the PNC. This election will take place at our next PNC IRC chat on Wednesday, May 17, at 9 PM EDT.

Joe Klein has expressed his interest to run as chair or vice chair, Meg Cochran has expressed her interest to run as chair or vice chair. Joe Klein has nominated Lucia Fiero to run again as secretary, and she intends to run. Liz Gorski has also been nominated for chair.


To participate in the next PNC including elections:

You can use your favorite IRC client with the following settings:

  • Server:
  • Channel: #uspp

Or connect via the browser chat client.

We ask that you log on at least 5 minutes early so that we can begin and end the meeting on time.

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IRC Meetings

The US Pirate Party holds monthly planning meeting over IRC, with dates announced a week in advance.

To participate in the meetings:

  • Go to
  • Fill out the web form with the Nickname of your choice and enter #uspp in the Channel box next to it, then click the Connect button
  • Start typing and reading

You can also connect via your IRC client at one of the servers listed at

It is also recommended that you register your nick.