National Convention 1987

From LPedia
Jump to: navigation, search
1987 Libertarian National Convention
Dates: September 1987
Location: Seattle, Washington
← 1985 1989 →

The 1987 Libertarian Party National Convention was held on the first weekend in September in Seattle, Washington.

After a closely contested race, former congressman Ron Paul wons the presidential nomination over American Indian activist Russell Means on the first ballot.

Oklahoma Delegate Robert Murphy approached Frank Zappa as a possible candidate for the nomination before the vote, who spent hours reviewing the platform and considering it before deciding against it.

Andre Marrou was unanimously chosen as the vice-presidential candidate.

Election of LNC

Jim Turney was re-elected as national chair.

Dave Walter narrowly defeated Roger Gary for election as vice-chair

Steve Fielder was elected as treasurer and Dean Ahmad as secretary.

National Conventions
By Year: 197219731974197519761977197819791981198319851987198919911993199619982000200220042006200820102012201420162018202020222024

 This article is a stub.
You can help LPedia by expanding it