National Convention 2020
|2020 Libertarian National Convention|
|Dates:||May 21-25, 2020|
The 2020 Libertarian National Convention is the upcoming biannual Libertarian Party National Convention. It will be held on Memorial Day weekend (21-25 May) in Austin, Texas.
The 2020 Convention will include consideration of proposals to amend the Libertarian Party bylaws, consideration of amendments to the Libertarian Party Platform, and election of national officers and other members of the Libertarian National Committee.
Additionally, delegates to the Convention will nominate candidates for President and Vice President to run on the Libertarian Party ticket in the 2020 United States Presidential election.
Delegates are selected by each of the state affiliates of the Libertarian Party.
The event is also expected to include seminars, forums, debates, discussion groups, and an exhibition hall as indicated by the Request for Proposal.
The three finalist cities for the convention location were: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; and Phoenix, Arizona. The location chosen was the Austin Marriott.
The following are candidates for the elections to take place at the 2020 convention.
These candidates have either filed paperwork to run for office (if applicable), issued a public announcement declaring their intention to run, or created a promotional/campaign page (through social media or a website).
Main article: 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates
|Daniel Behrman||Podcaster and Internet Personality||Texas||website||29 May 2016|
| Benjamin Dryke
(running mate- Jeff Wood)
| 2018 Libertarian Nominee for
Michigan House of Representatives District 36
|Michigan||social media page||2018|
|Adam Kokesh|| Anti-War Activist and Author
2018 Write-in Candidate for U.S. Senate from Arizona
|Arizona||website||18 July 2013|
|Benjamin Leder||Libertarian Party of Henderson County Chair||Texas||website||24 March 2018|
|John McAfee|| Former CEO of McAfee Inc.
2016 Candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination
|Tennessee||website||03 June 2018|
| Kim Ruff
(running mate- John Phillips)
| Libertarian Party Radical Caucus Secretary
2018 Candidate for Arizona State Mine Inspector
|Vermin Supreme|| Performance Artist and Activist
Candidate for President in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016
|Massachusetts||website||28 May 2018|
|Arvin Vohra|| Former Libertarian National Committee Vice-Chair (2014-2018)
Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate from Maryland in 2018
|Maryland||website||03 July 2018|
| John Phillips
(running mate of Kim Ruff)
| Libertarian National Committee Region 6 Representative
Libertarian Party of Macon County Chair
| Jeff Wood
(running mate of Benjamin Dryke)
| Libertarian Party of Michigan District 8 Representative
2018 Candidate for Libertarian Party of Michigan Gubernatorial Nomination
|Michigan||Website||03 June 2018|
Libertarian National Committee
- Kyler DePriest
- Matt Kuehnel, Libertarian Party of Macomb County Secretary. 2018 Candidate for LNC Chair.
- LNC Region 1