Bill Redpath

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Bill Redpath
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Libertarian National Committee
Predecessor: Mike Dixon
Successor: Mark Hinkle
Personal Details
Education: University of Chicago
Occupation: Vice-President of Consulting Firm
Residence: Kane County, Illinois
Party: Libertarian Party

William "Bill" Redpath is a former chair and longtime member of the Libertarian National Committee and past Treasurer of the Libertarian National Congressional Committee who has been involved with the Libertarian Party since 1984. At the 2006 Libertarian National Convention in Portland he was elected as the new national chair. In 2021, he was appointed National Ballot Access Coordinator.

He is a firm believer in the national party's role in ballot access and was Chair of the Ballot Access Committee from 1990 through 1997 and 2018 through present, the timespan including the successful efforts for 50 state ballot access in 1992 and 1996. He started his efforts as a petition volunteer in 1988 and recently served as the LNC's Ballot Access Project Manager.

He has run for office several times, including running for Illinois' 6th Congressional District in 2020.

He served as state chair of the Libertarian Party of Virginia from 1989 to 1991, as well as vice-chair and treasurer.

He is a CPA with an MBA from the University of Chicago, and is presently a Vice-President of Consulting for BIAfn.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian National Committee
  • At Large (2016—2018)
  • Chair (2006—2010)
  • Treasurer (1989-1993)
Libertarian Party of Virginia
  • Chair (1989—1991)
  • Vice-Chair (?—?)
  • Treasurer (?—?)


  • 34th House of Delegates (Virginia), 1993
  • 33rd State Senate (Virginia), 1998
  • Governor of Virginia, 2001
  • United States Senate (Virginia), 2008
  • 10th House of Representatives (Virginia), 2010
  • 10th House of Representatives (Virginia), 2014
  • 6th House of Representatives (Illinois), 2020

Preceded by:
Mike Dixon
Libertarian Party National Chair
Succeeded by:
Mark Hinkle

Bill Redpath was elected chair in July 2006 at the party's national convention in Portland, Oregon. Bill is the Vice-President of a financial consulting firm and holds an MBA from the University of Chicago.


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