|William Floyd Weld|
|January 3, 1991—July 29, 1997|
|Birth:||July 31, 1945 |
Smithtown, New York
|Education:||Harvard University (JD) |
University College, Oxford
|Residence:||New York City, New York|
|Party:||Republican (Before 2016; 2019-present) |
William Floyd "Bill" Weld (born July 31, 1945) is an attorney, businessman, and politician living in New York City. He is the 68th Governor of Massachusetts, serving from 1991-1997. In 2016, Weld became Gary Johnson's running mate as the Libertarian Party Nominee for Vice-President of the United States.
2016 Vice-Presidential Campaign
- Gary Johnson, 29th Governor of New Mexico, 2012 Libertarian Presidential Nominee
- Jim Gray, Presiding Judge of the Superior Court of Orange County, California, 2012 Libertarian Vice-Presidential Nominee
- Marc Allan Feldman, 2016 Candidate for President of the United States
- Alicia Dearn, 2016 Candidate for Vice-President of the United States
|Party||Candidate/Running Mate||Electoral Votes||Percent||Votes|
|Republican||Donald Trump / Mike Pence||304||45.93%||62,985,134|
|Democratic||Hillary Clinton / Tim Kaine||227||48.02%||65,853,652|
|Libertarian||Gary Johnson / Bill Weld||0||3.29%||4,489,341|
|Green||Jill Stein / Ajamu Baraka||0||1.06%||1,457,226|
|Independent||Evan McMullin / Mindy Finn||0||0.53%||732,273|
|Constitution||Darrell Castle / Scott Bradley||0||0.15%||203,091|
|Socialism and Liberation||Gloria LaRiva / Eugene Puryear||0||0.05%||74,405|
2020 Campaign for President of the United States
On February 15, 2019 Weld announced his formation of an exploratory committee to run for president of the United States.
On April 15, 2019, Weld announced his candidacy for president of the United States, seeking the Republican Party nomination against incumbent US President Donald Trump.
On March 17 2020, Donald Trump secured enough delegates to receive the Republican nomination for President. Bill Weld suspended his campaign the next day.