Gary Earl Johnson

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Gary Johnson
Gary Johnson campaign portrait.jpg
29th Governor of New Mexico
State of New Mexico
January 1, 1995—January 1, 2003
Predecessor: Bruce King
Successor: Bill Richardson
Personal Details
Birth: (1953-01-01) January 1, 1953 (age 65)
Minot, North Dakota, USA
Education: 1995 - B.S., Political Science, University of New Mexico
Occupation: Businessman, Author
Residence: Taos, New Mexico
Party: Libertarian Party (2011-Present), Republican (before 2011)
Media
Website: Website

Gary Earl Johnson (born 1 January 1953) is a former Republican governor of New Mexico and the Libertarian Party's 2012 and 2016 candidate for President of the United States. Johnson founded one of New Mexico's largest construction companies.


2012 Presidential Campaign

2012 Gary Johnson campaign Logo

Fundraising

January 65,592.04
February 41,879.60
March 62,228.71
April 59,447.89
May 218,634.66
June 124,104.64
July 341,636.10
August 356,406.33
September 274,785.96
Oct 1 - Oct 18 203,809.90
Oct 19 - Nov 27 257,403.17
Nov 26 - Dec 31 212,537.15
Total 2,218,466.15

Endorsements

Newspapers
  • Chattanooga Times Free Press
  • Saint Joseph Telegraph

Polling

See: Libertarian Presidential Candidate Polling

Results

2012 United States Presidential Election
Party Candidate/Running Mate Electoral Votes Percent Votes
Democratic Barrack Obama / Joe Biden 332 51.01% 65,918,507
Republican Mitt Romney / Paul Ryan 206 47.15% 60,934,407
Libertarian Gary Johnson / Jim Gray 0 0.99% 1,275,971
Green Jill Stein / Cheri Honkala 0 0.36% 469,015
Constitution Virgil Goode / James Clymer 0 0.09% 122,417
Various All Others 0 0.40% 517,373

2016 Presidential Campaign

Gary Johnson/Bill Weld 2016 Campaign Logo

Fundraising

January 93,096.18
February 56,265.15
March 129,595.56
April 69,713.47
May 350,561.42
June 664,418.66
July 1,602,810.43
August 4,971,147.55
September 2,635,786.95
Oct 1 - Oct 18 694,279.34
Oct 19 - Nov 27 402,586.00
Nov 26 - Dec 31 47,612.25
Total 11,717,872.96

Endorsements

Individuals
  • Steve Kerbel, businessman and activist from Colorado. 2016 Candidate for Libertarian Presidential Nomination.[1]
Newspapers
  • Chicago Tribune
  • The Detroit News
  • Richmond Times-Dispatch
  • Post and Courier
  • Winston-Salem Journal
  • New Hampshire Union Leader
  • Danville Register & Bee
  • The Caledonian Record
  • Daily Sun News
Organizations
  • Marijuana Policy Project
  • Federation of New Mexico College Republicans
  • Cornell University Republicans
  • Independence Party of New York
  • Swarthmore Conservative Society

Polling

See: Libertarian Presidential Candidate Polling

Results

2016 United States Presidential Election
Party Candidate/Running Mate Electoral Votes Percent Votes
Republican Donald Trump / Mike Pence 304 45.93% 62,985,134
Democratic Hillary Clinton / Tim Kaine 227 48.02% 65,853,652
Libertarian Gary Johnson / Bill Weld 0 3.29% 4,489,341
Green Jill Stein / Ajamu Baraka 0 1.06% 1,457,226
Independent Evan McMullin / Mindy Finn 0 0.53% 732,273
Constitution Darrell Castle / Scott Bradley 0 0.15% 203,091
Socialism and Liberation Gloria LaRiva / Eugene Puryear 0 0.05% 74,405
Various All Others 7 0.97% 1,330,468

2018 New Mexico US Senate Campaign

On July 29 2018, Aubrey Dunn, the Libertarian Party of New Mexico nominee for US Senate, withdrew from the race. During his withdrawal, Dunn encouraged (and endorsed) Gary Johnson to enter the race. [2]

On August 14 2018, Gary Johnson filed to run for US Senate with the New Mexico Secretary of State.[3]

Endorsements

  • Rand Paul, US Senator from Kentucky. 2016 Candidate for the Republican Nomination for President.[4]
  • Aubrey Dunn, 27th Public Land Commissioner of New Mexico. 2018 Libertarian Nominee for US Senate.
  • Bill Weld, 68th Governor of Massachusetts. 2016 Libertarian Nominee for Vice President. [5]

References

  1. https://alibertarianfuture.com/2016-libertarian-party-primaries/gary-johnson-won-endorsement-from-steve-kerbel/
  2. https://www.lamonitor.com/content/aubrey-dunn-withdraws-us-senate-race
  3. http://reason.com/blog/2018/08/14/its-happening-gary-johnson-running-for-s
  4. https://reason.com/blog/2018/08/28/huge-news-rand-paul-endorses-gary-johnso
  5. https://www.facebook.com/GovBillWeld/photos/a.1742751915969187/2194759587435082/

Preceded by:
Bob Barr
Libertarian Party Presidential candidate
2012 and 2016
Succeeded by:
current