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Federal Offices

President

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 5% in a state in an election for President.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
1980 Alaska Ed Clark 18,479 11.66% 54.35% 26.41% 7.04%, 0.54%
2016 New Mexico Gary Johnson 74,541 9.34% 40.04% 48.26% 1.24%, 0.73%, 0.19%, 0.15%, 0.06%
2016 North Dakota Gary Johnson 21,434 6.22% 62.96% 27.23% 1.10%, 0.53%, 0.11%, 1.86%
2016 Alaska Gary Johnson 18,725 5.88% 51.28% 36.55% 2.89%, 1.80%, 1.21%, 0.39%
2016 Oklahoma Gary Johnson 83,481 5.75% 65.32% 28.93%
2016 Montana Gary Johnson 28,037 5.67% 56.47% 35.94% 1.61%, 0.32%
2016 South Dakota Gary Johnson 20,850 5.63% 61.53% 31.74% 1.10%
1976 Alaska Roger MacBride 6,785 5.49% 57.90% 35.65% 0.95%
2016 Wyoming Gary Johnson 13,287 5.19% 68.17% 21.88% 0.98%, 0.80%, 0.28%, 2.70%
2016 Colorado Gary Johnson 144,121 5.18% 43.25% 48.16% 1.38%, 1.04%, 0.42%, 0.18%, 0.07%, 0.32%
2016 Maine Gary Johnson 38,105 5.09% 44.87% 47.83% 1.91%, 0.25%, 0.04%

US Senate

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for US Senate.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2016 Alaska Joe Miller 90,825 29.16% 44.36% 11.62% 13.23%, 0.84%, 0.56%, 0.23%
2002 Massachusetts Michael Cloud 369,807 18.43% 80.03% 1.24%, 0.30%
2018 New Mexico Gary Johnson 107,201 15.38% 30.53% 54.09%
2006 Indiana Steve Osborn 168,820 12.59% 87.36% 0.03%, 0.02%
2000 Massachusetts Carla Howell 308,860 11.88% 12.86% 72.69% 1.62%, 0.53%, 0.33%, 0.10%

US House

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 25% in an election for US House.

Year State District Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2012 Kansas 3 Joel Balam 92,675 31.55% 68.45%
1998 Mississippi 2 William Chipman 32,533 28.84% 71.16%
2018 Washington 2 Brian Luke 84,646 28.71% 71.29%
2004 Florida 21 Frank Gonzalez 54,736 27.20% 72.80%
1990 California 45 Joe Shea 46,068 27.15% 72.85%
2014 Louisiana 4 Randall Lord 55,236 26.57% 73.43%
1998 California 25 Bruce Acker 38,669 25.33% 74.67%
2006 Arizona 6 Jason Blair 51,285 25.20% 74.80%
2016 Arkansas 4 Kerry Hicks 61,274 25.10% 74.90%

Statewide Offices

Governor

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for Governor.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
1982 Alaska Dick Randolph / Donnis Thompson 29,067 14.91% 37.09% 46.14% 1.66%, 0.19%
2002 Wisconsin Ed Thompson / Marty Reynolds 185,455 10.45% 41.39% 45.09% 2.48%, 0.16%, 0.15%, 0.13%, 0.10%, 0.05%

Attorney General

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for Attorney General.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2016 Washington Joshua Trumbull 979,105 32.86% 67.14%
2018 Iowa Marco Battaglia 262,131 22.78% 76.51% 0.72%
1994 Arizona John Karow 207,710 19.86% 80.14%
2014 South Dakota Chad Haber 45,856 18.00% 82.00%
1988 Oregon Fred Oerther 120,228 11.07% 88.93%

Auditor

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for Auditor.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2018 Arkansas David Dinwiddie 237,602 27.65% 72.35%
2018 Oklahoma John Yeutter 270,313 24.82% 75.18%
2016 North Dakota Roland Riemers 70,818 22.92% 76.62% 0.46%
2010 Nebraska Michele Sallach-Grace 88,433 20.38% 79.62%
2014 South Dakota Kurt Evans 48,103 20.05% 79.95%
2014 Missouri Sean O'Toole 252,351 19.72% 73.31% 6.96%
1996 Montana John Larson 63,127 17.12% 82.88%

Comptroller / Controller

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for Comptroller / Controller.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
1990 Nevada Kent Cromwell 60,433 19.87% 59.14% 20.99%
2010 Texas Mary Ruwart 417,523 10.50% 83.16% 6.34%

Secretary of State

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for Secretary of State.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2014 Nebraska Ben Backus 121,470 24.81% 75.19%
2002 Idaho Ronald Perry 86,437 22.53% 77.47%
2006 Wyoming Dennis Brossman 32,551 18.01% 81.99%
2002 Wyoming Marie Brossman 29,751 17.56% 82.44%
2014 Wyoming Kit Carson 16,858 10.78% 76.58% 12.10%, 0.55%
2000 West Virginia Poochie Myers 56,477 10.56% 89.44%

Treasurer

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 10% in an election for Treasurer.

Year State Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2018 Arkansas Ashley Ewald 250,943 29.11% 70.89%
1998 Arizona Ray Price 171,769 19.38% 80.62%
2000 Utah Hugh Butler 81,697 12.73% 82.94%
1998 Nevada Daniel Fylstra 40,683 10.12% 62.10% 18.13%, 9.65%

Other Statewide

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 30% in an election for a statewide office other than those listed above.

Year State Office Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2012 Montana Clerk Of The Supreme Court Mike Fellows 185,419 43.13% 56.87%
2006 Oregon Superintendent of Public Instruction Deborah Andrews (I) 226,054 37.57% 61.94% 0.50%
2012 Georgia Public Service Commission 5 David Staples 1,095,115 34.17% 65.83%
2016 Georgia Public Service Commissioner 2 Eric Hoskins 1,200,076 33.42% 66.58%
2008 Georgia Public Service Commission 1 John Monds 1,076,726 33.40% 66.60%
2014 Georgia Public Service Commission 1 John Monds 710,408 31.67% 68.33%
1994 Montana Clerk of the Supreme Court Jerry O'Neil 93,429 31.02% 68.98%

State Legislature

State Senate

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 30% in an election for State Senate.

Year State District Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
Notes
1992 Nevada Clark 2 Tamara Clark 13,724 44.38% 55.62%
2018 Nebraska 32 Laura Ebke 6,299 43.58% 56.42% Officially all candidates are non-partisan
2018 Arkansas 10 Bobbi Hicks 7,989 37.59% 62.41%
1982 Alaska D B Susan Shaffer 6,346 35.17% 64.71% 0.12%
2016 Oklahoma 35 Frank Grove 10,690 35.13% 64.87%
2014 Nevada 10 Ed Uehling 4,409 35.13% 64.87%
1982 Montana 11 Michael Tanchek 1,574 34.11% 65.89%
2016 Washington 3 James Apker 16,395 32.68% 67.32%
1976 Arizona 9 Stephen Davis (I) 7,288 32.42% 28.58% 39.00%
2017 Washington 48 Michelle Darnell 9,553 31.05% 68.95% Special
1996 Hawaii 12 Tracy Ryan 3,623 30.92% 69.08%
2016 Nevada 7 Kimberly Schjang 12,454 30.46% 69.54%
1976 Idaho 33 Larry Fullmer 2,900 30.42% Needs Source

Elected State Senators With Cross Endorsement

The following is a list of State Senators who were elected with the cross endorsement of another party. All of the candidates listed below are believed to have appeared on the ballot with the "Libertarian" label. The Libertarian fusion ticket is highlighted in gold. In some cases state governments report each party's votes separately. In the cases where they are combined, all of the votes and percentages are listed here in the Libertarian space.

Year State District Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Independent
Percentage
Natural Law
Percentage
Other
Percentage
2018 Oregon 13 Kim Thatcher 34,888 55.92% 43.94% 0.14%
2014 Oregon 13 Kim Thatcher 27,638 58.55% 41.17% 0.29%
1996 New Hampshire 5 Jim Rubens 11,118 53.64% 46.36%
1996 New Hampshire 7 Amy Patenaude 11,684 62.69% 37.31%
1996 New Hampshire 11 David Wheeler 14,970 83.25% 16.75%
1994 New Hampshire 6 George Lovejoy 6,646 55.65% 44.35%
1994 New Hampshire 9 Sheila Roberge 10,117 63.91% 36.09%
1994 New Hampshire 11 David Wheeler 7,413 56.65% 43.35%
1994 New Hampshire 14 Thomas Colantuono 7,165 70.57% 29.43%
1994 New Hampshire 19 Richard Russman 7,260 73.07% 26.93%
1994 New Hampshire 23 Bruce Keough 7,775 53.10% 46.90%
1992 New Hampshire 6 George Lovejoy 751 3.94% 52.97% 43.08%

State Representative

The following is a list of Libertarian candidates who received at least 30% in an election for State Representative.

Year State District Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
Notes
2018 Wyoming 55 Bethany Baldes 1,592 49.01% 50.65% 0.34%
2012 South Carolina 26 Jeremy Walters 5,243 46.77% 52.62%, 0.62% The petitioning candidate with 52.62% of the vote was a Republican who failed to properly file paperwork.
2000 Nevada 28 James Dan 990 45.27% 54.73%
2012 Colorado 54 Tim Menger 13,951 40.96% 59.04%
1980 Montana 22 Michael Tanchek 1,174 40.85% 59.15%
1984 Alaska 5 B Andre Marrou 4,529 40.48% 40.01% 19.42% 0.09% Elected
1984 Vermont Chittenden 8-1 Ed McGuire 795 40.48% Needs Source. Probably a screwy % from a multi-member district
2016 Nevada 36 Dennis Hof 10,675 39.24% 60.76%
1982 Alaska 21 Kenneth Fanning 2,193 38.45% 61.35% 0.19%
2016 Rhode Island 68 William Hunt 2,529 37.95% 61.19% 0.86%
1991 California 5 David McCann 12,091 37.93% 62.07% Special
2000 Vermont Chittenden 7-7 Jeffrey Pascoe (I) 648 37.37% 61.36% 1.27%
1994 New Hampshire Strafford 4 Michael Harrington 281 36.97% 63.03%
1976 Oklahoma 85 Porter Davis (I) 2,867 36.35% 63.65% Daily Oklahoman, Nov. 4, 1976
2014 Alaska 19 Cean Stevens 1,461 36.15% 62.98% 0.87%
2002 Vermont Windsor-Rutland 2 Larry Curtis 588 35.85% 63.60% 0.55%
2000 Maine 76 William Reid 1,550 35.85% 64.15%
1986 Alaska 5 B Andre Marrou 3,838 35.83% 22.39% 41.70% 0.07%
1992 Nevada 26 James Frye 3,952 35.76% 64.23%
2018 New Mexico 31 William Wiley Jr 5,377 35.72% 64.28%
2018 Rhode Island 68 William Hunt Jr 2,043 35.34% 64.00% 0.66%
1992 Nevada 11 Sandra Black 3,041 35.28% 64.72%
2002 Nevada 28 James Dan 1,183 34.80% 65.20%
2000 New Hampshire Rockingham 7 Donald Gorman 633 34.59% 64.81% 0.60%
2012 Florida 28 Franklin Perez 22,866 34.05% 65.95%
1992 New Mexico 53 Kay Stone 2,316 33.86% 66.14%
2008 Indiana 54 Rex Bell 8,374 33.49% 66.51%
2010 Missouri 40 Sean O'Toole 1,187 33.34% 66.66%
2014 Washington 19-1 David Steenson 12,838 33.05% 66.95%
2014 Washington 38-2 Elijah Olson 9,957 32.97% 67.03%
1988 Idaho 11 C Maurice Clements 8,658 32.72% Needs Source. Might be a screwy % from a multi-member district
2016 Washington 3-1 Randy McGlenn II 16,260 32.69% 67.31%
2014 Pennsylvania 121 Betsy Summers 3,298 32.25% 67.75%
2018 Alaska 19 Cean Stevens 1,211 31.97% 66.82% 1.21%
1994 Georgia 86 Larry Bolin 2,503 31.91% 68.09%
2014 Florida 28 Franklin Perez 15,917 31.75% 68.25%
1982 Alaska 27 Ken Damm 1,188 31.40% 68.46% 0.13%
2018 Montana 8 Sid Daoud 1,440 31.35% 68.65%
2011 Virginia 41 Michael Kane 5,509 31.33% 68.02% 0.65%
2016 Colorado 21 Michael Seebeck 7,904 31.29% 68.71%
2018 Wisconsin 82 Jason Sellnow 8,300 31.28% 67.97% 0.75%
2018 Montana 5 Cindy Dyson 1,734 30.88% 69.12%
2004 Florida 47 Kim Snow 18,927 30.83% 69.17%
2014 Washington 48-2 Tim Turner 11,049 30.81% 69.19%
1990 New Mexico 6 Illa Bolton 723 30.79% 69.21%
2002 Georgia 68 Chris Crawford 2,372 30.75% 69.25%
2014 Washington 3-2 Paul Delaney 9,935 30.53% 69.47%
2010 Alaska 20 Scott Kohlhaas 918 30.48% 68.56% 0.96%
2018 Washington 22-2 Allen Acosta 20,151 30.34% 69.66%
2008 Kentucky 67 Pat Lucas (I) 3,652 30.26% 69.74%
2018 Kansas 33 Jason Conley 2,048 30.20% 69.80%

Elected State Representatives

Year State District Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Other
Percentage
Notes
2000 New Hampshire Hillsborough 44 Steve Vaillancourt 1,622 17.94% This was a 3 winner multi-member district. There were 1 Libertarian, 2 Republicans, and 3 Democratic candidates. Vaillancourt finished in 3rd.
1984 Alaska 5 B Andre Marrou 4,529 40.48% 40.01% 19.42% 0.09%
1980 Alaska 20 Dick Randolph 11,163 9.17% This was a 6 winner multi-member district. There were 6 Libertarians, 6 Republicans, 6 Democrats, and 1 write in candidates. Randolph finished 1st, Fanning 4th, and the other Libertarians in 14th, 16th, 17th, and 18th.
1980 Alaska 20 Kenneth Fanning 9,819 8.06% This was a 6 winner multi-member district. There were 6 Libertarians, 6 Republicans, 6 Democrats, and 1 write in candidates. Randolph finished 1st, Fanning 4th, and the other Libertarians in 14th, 16th, 17th, and 18th.
1978 Alaska 20 Dick Randolph 6,784 7.31% This was a 6 winner multi-member district. There were 4 Libertarians, 6 Republicans, 5 Democrats, 1 Alaska Independence, and 6 write in candidates. Randolph finished 6th and the other Libertarians in 8th, 10th, and 11th.

Elected State Representatives With Cross Endorsement

The following is a list of State Representatives who were elected with the cross endorsement of another party. All of the candidates listed below are believed to have appeared on the ballot with the "Libertarian" label. The Libertarian fusion ticket is highlighted in gold. In some cases state governments report each party's votes separately. In the cases where they are combined, all of the votes and percentages are listed here in the Libertarian space.

Year State District Candidate Libertarian
Votes
Libertarian
Percentage
Republican
Percentage
Democratic
Percentage
Independent
Percentage
Pacific Green
Percentage
Other
Percentage
Notes
2018 Oregon 21 Brian Clem 13,440 63.50% 36.06% 0.43%
2018 Oregon 25 Bill Post 16,736 58.32% 41.56% 0.13%
2018 Oregon 39 Christine Drazan 19,732 59.07% 40.74% 0.19%
2018 Oregon 56 E. Werner Reschke 18,312 71.78% 27.95% 0.27%
2014 Oregon 6 Sal Esquivel 15,329 95.87% 4.13%
2014 Oregon 17 Sherrie Sprenger 16,683 73.68% 25.82% 0.50%
2014 Oregon 25 Bill Post 12,555 54.84% 41.82% 3.12% 0.22%
2014 Oregon 54 Knute Buehler 15,348 58.23% 41.26% 0.51%
2014 Oregon 56 Gail Whitsett 16,252 97.24% 2.76%
1998 Vermont Orange 3 Neil Randall 733 52.77% 46.29% 0.94%
1996 New Hampshire Cheshire 2 Sarah Bonneau 1,795 25.08% 2 of 4 candidates were elected
1996 New Hampshire Hillsborough 18 Bob L'Heureux 5,676 8.59% 8 of 19 candidates were elected
1996 New Hampshire Hillsborough 18 Robert Brundige 4,956 7.50% 8 of 19 candidates were elected
1996 New Hampshire Sullivan 5 Rudolph Adler 836 55.15% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1994 New Hampshire Hillsborough 21 Jeffrey Macgillivray 1,739 55.59% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1994 New Hampshire Hillsborough 33 Jim McClarin 1,033 19.83% 3 of 7 candidates were elected
1994 New Hampshire Rockingham 8 Don Gorman 2,563 99.50% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1994 New Hampshire Rockingham 18 David Welch 1,898 22.31% 4 of 5 candidates were elected
1994 New Hampshire Rockingham 22 Sharleene Hurst 2,628 12.24% 5 of 10 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Belknap 1 Carl Johnson 1,953 33.52% 2 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Belknap 1 David Lawton 1,907 32.73% 2 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Belknap 7 Niel Young 4,127 11.85% 6 of 13 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Cheshire 8 Stephen Avery 1,153 22.23% 2 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Cheshire 10 John Hunt 1,135 100.00% 1 of 1 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Coos 6 Lawrence Guay 1,542 28.26% 2 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Grafton 4 Bonnie Ham 813 71.25% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Grafton 11 David Scanlan 1,949 43.79% 2 of 3 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Grafton 11 Patricia Brown 1,364 30.64% 2 of 3 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Hillsborough 5 Neal Kurk 1,947 36.40% 2 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Hillsborough 18 Finlay Rothhaus 6,404 9.10% 8 of 15 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Hillsborough 24 Andrew Borsa 2,160 18.96% 3 of 6 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Hillsborough 29 David Cote 1,988 39.37% 3 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Merrimack 3 Thea Braiterman 2,015 43.90% 2 of 3 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Merrimack 12 Jay Ward 4,172 24.56% 4 of 6 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 3 William Williamson 1,225 59.70% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 7 Joseph Stone 1,394 100.00% 1 of 1 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 8 Don Gorman 2,683 52.68% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 12 Calvin Warburton 1,902 27.10% 3 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 16 Merilyn Senter 2,835 51.03% 2 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 16 LeRoy Dube 2,721 48.97% 2 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 18 Marjorie Battles 4,563 26.07% 4 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 18 David Welch 4,534 25.90% 4 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 22 Katharin Pratt 4,028 12.17% 5 of 10 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 25 George Rubin 3,890 28.75% 3 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 25 Deborah Woods 3,273 24.19% 3 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 25 Louis Gargiulo 2,621 19.37% 3 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 27 Carol Yennaco 3,536 32.61% 3 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 27 Patricia Skinner 3,479 32.09% 3 of 4 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 30 Laura Pantelakos 1,245 100.00% 1 of 1 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Rockingham 36 James Splaine 3,109 63.19% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Strafford 8 Amanda Merrill 4,293 24.61% 4 of 6 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Strafford 10 Richard Wasson 682 53.79% 1 of 2 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Strafford 19 Greg McGrath 1,589 45.44% 2 of 3 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Sullivan 2 Thomas Behrens 2,646 100.00% 1 of 1 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Sullivan 4 Gordon Flint Sr 2,610 31.79% 3 of 5 candidates were elected
1992 New Hampshire Sullivan 4 Fredrik Peyron 1,494 18.20% 3 of 5 candidates were elected

Local And Regional Offices

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