National Convention 2020

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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
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Convention
TANSTAAFL (There Ain't No Such Thing As A Free Lunch)
Dates: May 21-25, 2020
Location: Austin, Texas
Venue: J.W. Marriott
Media
Website: Website
← 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 JW Marriott.

Candidates

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

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

President

Main article: 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates

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 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

LNC Chair

References

  1. http://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016_LP_Bylaws_and_Convention_Rules_w_2016_JC_Rules.pdf
  2. https://beinglibertarian.com/libertarian-party-chairmanship-campaign/
  3. https://www.facebook.com/mikester4liberty/
  4. https://www.facebook.com/JoshuaSmith4liberty/posts/620312378474659