William Weld

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William Floyd Weld
68th Governor
of Massachusetts
January 3, 1991—July 29, 1997
Predecessor: Michael Dukakis
Successor: Paul Cellucci
Personal Details
Birth: (1945-07-31) July 31, 1945 (age 73)
Smithtown, New York
Education: Harvard University (JD)
University College, Oxford
Occupation: Attorney, Businessman
Residence: New York City, New York
Party: Libertarian (since 2016)
Republican (prior to 2016)

William Floyd "Bill" Weld (born July 31, 1945) is an attorney, businessman, and politician living in New York City. He is the 68th Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1991-1997. In 2016, Weld became Gary Johnson's running mate as the Libertarian Party Nominee for Vice President of the United States.

2016 Vice Presidential Campaign

2016 Libertarian National Convention


  • Gary Johnson, 29th Governor of New Mexico, 2012 Libertarian Presidential Nominee
  • Jim Gray, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of Orange County, California, 2012 Libertarian Vice Presidential Nominee
  • Marc Allan Feldman, 2016 Candidate for President of the United States
  • Alicia Dearn, 2016 Candidate for Vice President of the United States



2016 United States Presidential Election [2]
Party Candidate/Running Mate Electoral Votes Percent Votes
Republican Donald Trump/Mike Pence 304 46.2% 62,979,984
Democratic Hillary Clinton/Tim Kaine 227 48.3% 65,844,969
Libertarian Gary Johnson/Bill Weld 0 3.3% 4,492,919
Green Jill Stein/Ajamu Baraka 0 1.1% 1,449,370
Others (Various) 7 1.2% 1,684,908


  1. http://www.lncregion1.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Convention-Minutes-v2.pdf
  2. https://ballotpedia.org/Presidential_election,_2016