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2020 Libertarian National Convention
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Convention
Dates: May 21-25, 2020
Location: Austin, Texas
Venue: J.W. Marriott
← 2018

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.

Overview

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.

Location

The three finalist cities for the convention location were: Atlanta, Georgia; Austin, Texas; and Phoenix, Arizona. The location chosen was the Austin Marriott.

Candidates

The following are candidates for the elections to take place at the 2020 convention.

None Of The Above is a valid candidate for all positions.[1]

President

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

Name Background State Campaign Announced
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
Arizona website 2018
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

Vice President

Name Background State Campaign Announced
John Phillips
(running mate of Kim Ruff)
Libertarian National Committee Region 6 Representative
Libertarian Party of Macon County Chair
Illinois website 2018
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

Chair
LNC Region 1

References

  1. http://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016_LP_Bylaws_and_Convention_Rules_w_2016_JC_Rules.pdf
  2. https://www.facebook.com/Kyler-For-Libertarian-Chairman-2020-172571326896187/?hc_ref=ARTTpJxQf3J9LXA_MvAV1HNDIL1x-_zJ678s3gPGo9fxMq0R1Pk9cIaOlvGkzP2KoK8&fref=nf&hc_location=group
  3. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1558801734435300/permalink/2155822691399865
  4. https://www.facebook.com/groups/1558801734435300/permalink/2155822691399865