National Convention 2020
This article is about an upcoming convention. Information is subject to change as the convention date approaches and as new information becomes available.
|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 declared candidates for the elections to take place at the 2020 convention.
These candidates have either filed paperwork to run for office with the Federal Election Commission (FEC), 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
|Max Abramson|| New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham District 20
2016 Libertarian Nominee for Governor of New Hampshire
|New Hampshire||website||30 June 2019|
|Ken Armstrong|| Former executive
Former Honolulu County Neighborhood Board
|Oregon||website||10 May 2019|
|Daniel Behrman|| Podcaster and Internet Personality
2014 Libertarian candidate for District 125 of the Texas House of Representatives
|Texas||website||29 May 2016|
|Souraya Faas|| 2018 candidate for the Republican nomination for Florida's 26th District of the US House of Representatives
2016 Independent Write-in candidate for President
|Florida||social media page||11 May 2019|
|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|
|Christopher Marks||Programmer and Activist||Indiana||social media page||1 March 2019|
|John McAfee|| Former CEO of McAfee Inc.
2016 Candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination
|Tennessee||website||03 June 2018|
|James O. Ogle|| Artist and Mathematician
2012 Candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination
|California||website||02 July 2018|
| Kim Ruff
(running mate- John Phillips)
| Libertarian Party Radical Caucus Secretary
2018 Candidate for Arizona State Mine Inspector
|Arizona||website||06 July 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|
| John Phillips
(running mate of Kim Ruff)
| Libertarian National Committee Region 6 Representative
Libertarian Party of Macon County Chair
|Illinois||website||06 July 2018|
|Jeff Wood|| Libertarian Party of Michigan District 8 Representative
2018 Candidate for Libertarian Party of Michigan Gubernatorial Nomination
|Michigan||website||03 June 2018|