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Revision as of 13:42, 26 December 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.

Delegate Allocation

Following are the number of delegates that were allocated to each affiliate for the 2020 Libertarian National Convention.[1] The affiliates are listed in groups according to the LNC regions which were in effect through this convention; region groupings for the upcoming term may be different.

2020 Libertarian National Convention delegate count by state.
LNC Region 1 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Alaska 6
Arizona 24
Colorado 35
Hawaii 5
Kansas 11
Montana 7
New Mexico 13
Oregon 15
Utah 9
Washington 35
Wyoming 3
LNC Region 2 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Florida 54
Georgia 29
Tennessee 23
LNC Region 3 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Indiana 30
Kentucky 11
Michigan 34
Ohio 45
LNC Region 4 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
California 107
Nevada 13
LNC Region 5 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Delaware 4
Maryland 20
North Carolina 29
Pennsylvania 40
South Carolina 17
Virginia 35
Washington D.C. 3
West Virginia 6
LNC Region 6 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Illinois 37
Iowa 11
Minnesota 20
Missouri 19
Nebraska 8
North Dakota 4
South Dakota 5
Wisconsin 20
LNC Region 7 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Alabama 13
Arkansas 6
Louisiana 13
Oklamhoma 14
Texas 73
LNC Region 8 Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Connecticut 13
Maine 8
Massachusetts 22
New Hampshire 11
New Jersey 20
New York 48
Vermont 3
States without Regions Delegates
Affiliate Delegate Allocation
Idaho 6
Mississippi 6

Supporting Reports and Documents


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.[2]


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

Name Background State
Mike Shipley[3] Libertarian Party of Arizona 2nd Vice Chair Arizona
Joshua Smith[4] LNC At-Large Representative California


Name Background State
Todd Hagopian[5] Businessman Oklahoma

LNC Secretary

Name Background State
Caryn Ann Harlos[6] Incumbent LNC Secretary
former Region 1 Representative (2016-2018)


  1. https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B2iKd8j9elY0d1JYVkc1cVlZdnRMYjJrbjNKdDJEZ0Z2OUlV/view?fbclid=IwAR01pWvN7zWcpJFetXRuLpaoLw6LMb9XDoHduBHTGs6GOuWGL2xWa1kQAP4
  2. http://www.lp.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016_LP_Bylaws_and_Convention_Rules_w_2016_JC_Rules.pdf
  3. https://www.facebook.com/mikester4liberty/
  4. https://www.facebook.com/JoshuaSmith4liberty/posts/620312378474659
  5. https://www.facebook.com/LibertarianInChief/photos/a.2089945757728121/2669634146425943/
  6. https://www.facebook.com/pinkflameofliberty/posts/709185786157701