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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).
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''Main article: '''[[2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates]]''' ''
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! Name !! Background !! State !! Campaign !! Announced
| '''[[Max Abramson]]''' || '''New Hampshire House of Representatives, Rockingham District 20''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%">2016 Libertarian Nominee for Governor of New Hampshire</span> || New Hampshire || [http://www.maxabramson.org/ website] || 2019-6-30|30 June 2019
| '''[[Ken Armstrong]]''' || Former '''Executive''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%"> Former Honolulu County Neighborhood Board </span> || Oregon || [http://www.armstrong2020.com/ website] || 2019-5-10|10 May 2019
| '''[[Dan Behrman|Daniel Behrman]]''' || '''Podcaster and Internet Personality''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%"> 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 125 of the Texas House of Representatives </span> || Texas || [https://behrman2020.com/ website] || 2016-5-29|29 May 2016
| '''[[Keenan Wallace Dunham]]''' || '''[[Libertarian Party of Horry County]] Chair''' || North Carolina || [https://dunham2020.nationbuilder.com/ website ] || 2019-8-20|20 August 2019
| '''[[Souraya Faas]]''' || '''2018 candidate for the Republican nomination for Florida's 26th District of the US House of Representatives''' <br><span style="font-size:88%">2016 Independent Write-in candidate for President</span> || Florida || [https://www.facebook.com/pg/SourayaFaas/ social media page] || 2019-5-11|11 May 2019
| '''[[Adam Kokesh]]''' || '''Anti-War Activist and Author''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%"> 2018 Write-in Candidate for U.S. Senate from Arizona </span> || Arizona || [http://kokeshfornotpresident.com website] || 2013-7-18|18 July 2013
| '''[[Benjamin Leder]]''' || '''[[Libertarian Party of Henderson County (Texas)|Libertarian Party of Henderson County]] Chair''' || Texas || [https://benleder.com/ website] || 2018-3-24|24 March 2018
| '''[[John McAfee]]''' || Former '''CEO of McAfee Inc.''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%">2016 Candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination</span> || Tennessee || [https://mcafee2020hq.com/ website] || 2018-6-3|03 June 2018 
| '''[[James O. Ogle]]''' || '''Artist and Mathematician''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%">2012 Candidate for the Libertarian Presidential nomination</span> || California || [https://www.usparliament.org/google2020.php website] || 2018-7-2|02 July 2018 
| '''[[Kim Ruff]]'''<br> <span style="font-size:88%"> ''(running mate- '''[[John Phillips]]''')'' </span> || Former '''[[Libertarian_Party_Radical_Caucus_(2006)|Libertarian Party Radical Caucus]] Secretary''' <br> <span style="font-size:88%"> 2018 Candidate for Arizona State Mine Inspector </span> || Arizona || [http://ruffphillips2020.org/ website] || 2018-7-6|06 July 2018
| '''[[Vermin Supreme]]''' || '''Performance Artist and Activist''' <span style="font-size:88%"> <br> Candidate for President in 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 </span> || Massachusetts || [https://verminsupreme2020.com/ website] || 2018-5-28|28 May 2018
| '''[[Arvin Vohra]]''' || Former '''[[Libertarian National Committee]] Vice-Chair (2014-2018)''' <span style="font-size:88%"> <br> Libertarian nominee for U.S. Senate from Maryland in 2018 </span> || Maryland || [http://www.votevohra.com/ website] || 2018-7-3|03 July 2018

Latest revision as of 17:56, 9 November 2019

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


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 JW Marriott.


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]


Main article: 2020 Libertarian Party Presidential Candidates


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


  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