Will Coley

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Will Coley
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Personal Details
Education: Valencia Community College
Occupation: Organizational Director, activist
Residence: Knoxville, Tennessee
Party: Libertarian

William "Will" Coley is a Libertarian activist and public speaker from Tennessee. He is the co-founder and National Director of Muslims4Liberty (M4L).[1] In 2016, Coley was Darryl Perry's Vice Presidential running mate seeking the Libertarian Party Nomination. He would place 3rd on the first ballot, losing to nominee William Weld.

2016 Vice Presidential Campaign

Endorsements

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2016 National Convention

2016 Libertarian Party Nomination for Vice-President of the United States[3] 1st Ballot (50% of Delegates needed to win)
Name Votes Percent
William Weld 426 49.022%
Larry Sharpe 264 30.280%
Will Coley 93 10.702%
Derrick Grayson 48 5.524%
Alicia Dearn 29 3.337%
NOTA (write-in) 6 0.690%
Daniel Hogan (write-in) 1 0.115%
Gary Johnson (write-in) 1 0.115%
Austin Petersen (write-in) 1 0.115%

No candidate received a majority of delegate votes on the first ballot, leading to the next round of voting. Alicia Dearn was eliminated from the second ballot and endorsed Bill Weld. Derrick Grayson and Will Coley withdrew from the race and endorsed Larry Sharpe.


References

  1. http://www.muslims4liberty.org/about-us/
  2. http://www.lncregion1.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Convention-Minutes-v2.pdf
  3. http://www.lncregion1.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Convention-Minutes-v2.pdf