Jason Bateman is a 35 year old Greensboro native who has lived in Charlotte since 2002. Jason has a BS in Finance and Economics from UNC- Wilmington and an MBA in Finance and Accounting from Vanderbilt University. Click HERE to learn more about Jason.
My core philosophy is rooted in Fiscal Responsibility and Personal Liberty. I will look to every issue before the Mecklenburg County Commission with those thoughts in mind. Is this a responsible use of taxpayer money? Does this value the dignity of all persons? If the answer to both questions is "yes", I can be counted on to support the initiative. Click HERE to read more about some specific issues.
The core belief of libertarianism is that you should be able to live your life the way you want as long as you are not directly harming someone else. This leads libertarians to believe that each and every human being is an end in and of themselves, not a means for the purposes of others. Protecting your civil liberties protects the traits that make you an individual: your intelligence, creativity, diligence, etc. Your economic liberty is a product of these traits and should not be infringed upon either. Click HERE to learn more.
Posted on Jul 28, 2012
On Saturday July 21st Jason introduced Gov. Johnson at the Conservatives against Unconstitutional Wars rally at Midtown Park in Charlotte. The rally was attended by several hundred concerned citizens who oppose any conflict not authorized by a formal declaration of war from Congress.Read More
Posted on Jun 4, 2012
The Libertarian Presidential nominee Gov. Gary Johnson released a list of candidates around the country that he is endorsing. Among them was Jason Bateman of Charlotte, NC who is running for Mecklenburg County Commissioner At-Large. Jason has served on Libertarian Party of North Carolina’s executive committee for 4 years as Membership Director and as an [...]Read More
Posted on Apr 7, 2012
From The Observer (The writer is a Libertarian running for an at-large seat on the Mecklenburg Board of County Commissioners.) With budgets strained we can only hope our city and county leaders focus on legitimate functions of government. Spending money on a baseball stadium when law enforcement is regularly hampered by staffing shortfalls and outdated [...]Read More
Posted on Apr 2, 2012
Jason Bateman would like to become the only Libertarian on the county commission. “I have a really good opportunity to sell a third way for people in Mecklenburg County.”
“Lots of people identify themselves as socially progressive and fiscally conservative,” Bateman said, “so a lot of times when people vote … they feel like they have to hold their nose and pick one over the other.”Read More