Christopher Edes

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Christopher Edes
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Libertarian Party of New York
April 25, 2009—April 24, 2010
Predecessor: Eric Sundwell
Successor: Mark Axinn
Libertarian Party of New York
with Mark Axinn
April 26, 2008—April 25, 2009
Predecessor: M Carling
Christopher Garvey
Successor: Joseph Dobrian
Personal Details
Residence: New York
Party: Libertarian Party
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Christopher "Chris" Edes is a Libertarian activist. He was Chair of the Libertarian Party of New York from 2009 to 2010 and an At-Large Committee Member from 2015 to 2017. He has run for office on several occasions.


Chris Edes' first LPNY convention was in 2006, which was notable for the nomination of Bill Weld. He was a New York delegate at the 2018 National Convention.

Political campaigns

Monroe County Legislature, 2011

Edes ran for Monroe County Legislature under the Green Party. He received 453 (11.04%) votes.

United States Senate, 2012

Year Votes Percentage
2012 32,002 0.48%

Lt. Governor of New York, 2014

Year Candidate Votes Percentage
2014 with Michael McDermott (Governor) 16,967 0.43%

Rochester City Council, 2017

Edes ran for Rochester City Council in 2017.

Rochester City Council, 2019

Edes is currently running for Rochester City Council.

Monroe County Legislature, 2020

Edes ran for Monroe County Legislature in 2020.

Organizational positions

Libertarian Party of New York

  • Chair (April 2009—April 2010)
  • Vice-Chair (April 2008—April 2009)
  • At-Large State Committee Member (April 2007—April 2008; April 2015—April 2017)
  • Webmaster (August 2009—April 2017)
  • IT Committee
  • Chair (December 4, 2016—June 4, 2017)
  • Member (June 4, 2017—present)
  • Chair, Communications and Media Committee (January 10, 2016—December 4, 2016)
  • Member, Communications Committee (December 4, 2016—present)

Monroe County Libertarian Party

  • Chair (2007—2012; 2016—2017)

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