Nicholas Sarwark

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Nicholas Sarwark
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Libertarian National Committee
June 29, 2014—present
Predecessor: Geoff Neale
Successor: Incumbent
Personal Details
Birth: (1979-08-27) August 27, 1979 (age 38)
Phoenix, Arizona
Education: American University (JD)
Occupation: Businessman, Criminal Defense Attorney
Residence: Phoenix, Arizona
Party: Libertarian Party
Facebook: Facebook

Nicholas Sarwark (born August 27, 1979) is the current chair of the Libertarian National Committee and a public defender. Prior to this, he served as Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of Colorado and the Libertarian Party of Maryland. He also served on the Judicial Committee from 2004 to 2014. He is also a former clerk for the Institute for Justice, and a former consultant.

In his 2014 run for national chair he ran on a platform of aggressively targeting independent and unaffiliated voters. At the 2012 national convention he gave the nomination speech for the successful effort to select NOTA.

He has noted that his day job is keeping poor people out of prison.

He now lives in the Phoenix, Arizona area, and is often seen at meetings of the Arizona Libertarian Party and the Maricopa County Libertarian Party.


2018 Campaign for Mayor of Phoenix, Arizona

On December 5, 2017, Sarwark announced his candidacy for mayor of Phoenix, Arizona.[1]

Organizational Positions

Libertarian National Committee
  • Chair (June 29, 2014—present)
Libertarian Party of Colorado
  • Vice Chair (2011—2014)
Libertarian Party of Maryland
  • Chair (2001—2003)

Preceded by:
Steve Boone
Libertarian Party of Maryland
State Chair

Succeeded by:
Chip Spangler
Preceded by:
Geoff Neale
Libertarian Party National Chair
Succeeded by:

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