Marc Allan Feldman

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Marc Allan Feldman
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Personal Details
Birth: October 10, 1959
Washington, D.C.
Death: June 22, 2016(2016-06-22) (aged 56)
Brook Park, Ohio
Education: Johns Hopkins University
Occupation: Anesthesiologist
Party: Libertarian
Facebook: Facebook

Marc Allan Feldman (October 10, 1959—June 22, 2016) was an American physician, political commentator, and activist. He was the Libertarian Party of Ohio's candidate for Ohio Attorney General in 2010. In 2016, Feldman sought the Libertarian nomination for President of the United States.

Early Life

Feldman was born on October 10, 1959 in Washington, D.C.

2016 Presidential Campaign

On January 5, 2015, Feldman announced his campaign for President of the United States[1]. He campaigned under the slogan and theme of Votes Not For Sale. During his Campaign, Feldman pledged to not accept contributions from corporate interests, PAC funds, or those exceeding $5[2].

2016 Convention

At the 2016 Libertarian Party National Convention in Orlando, Marc Feldman delivered the closing remarks for the Presidential Candidate debate. His closing remarks were delivered in a rap format that became known as the "I'm that Libertarian" speech. The speech, which was positively received by convention delegates and candidates alike, was chosen to be the slogan for the 2018 Convention[3].

Feldman would place 5th on the 2nd Nominating Ballot, losing to Gary Johnson.

Marc Allan Feldman 2016 Campaign Theme

Electoral Results

2010

2010 Ohio Attorney General [4]
Party Candidate/Running Mate Percent Votes
Republican Mike DeWine 47.5% 1,821,414
Democratic Richard Cordray (incumbent) 46.3% 1,772,728
Constitution Robert Owens 3.4% 130,065
Libertarian Marc Allan Feldman 3.3% 107,521

2016

2016 Libertarian Party Nomination for President of the United States 1st Ballot (50% of Delegates needed to win)
Name Votes Percent
Gary Johnson 458 49.51%
Austin Petersen 197 21.30%
John McAfee 131 14.16%
Darryl Perry 63 6.81%
Marc Allan Feldman 58 6.27%
Kevin McCormick * 9 0.97%
NOTA 5 0.54%
Write-ins 4 0.44%

*Eliminated from 2nd Ballot

2016 Libertarian Party Nomination for President of the United States 2nd Ballot (50% of Delegates needed to win)
Name Votes Percent
Gary Johnson 518 55.82%
Austin Petersen 203 21.88%
John McAfee 131 14.12%
Darryl Perry 52 5.60%
Marc Allan Feldman 18 1.94%
NOTA 2 0.11%
Write-ins 4 0.44%

References

  1. http://independentpoliticalreport.com/2015/01/marc-allan-feldman-declares-candidacy-for-libertarian-presidential-nomination/
  2. https://www.facebook.com/pg/VotesNotForSale/about/?ref=page_internal
  3. http://www.thelibertyconservative.com/im-libertarian-libertarians-honor-marc-feldman-new-convention-slogan/
  4. https://ballotpedia.org/Ohio_Attorney_General_election,_2010