Wayne Harlos

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Wayne Harlos
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Libertarian Party of Colorado
March 26, 2017-April 29, 2019—May 23, 2021-April 2, 2023
Predecessor: Victoria Reynolds
Successor: Hannah Goodman
Candidate for District 5 Representative
Castle Rock Town Council
Libertarian Party of Douglas County
Predecessor: N/A
Successor: Incumbent
Personal Details
Education: Metropolitan State University
Occupation: Real Estate Broker
Residence: Castle Rock, Colorado
Party: Libertarian
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Wayne Harlos is a real estate broker from Castle Rock, Colorado. He is the current Chair of the Libertarian Party of Douglas County. He is the current Chair and previous Vice-Chair of the Libertarian Party of Colorado. He is married to fellow Colorado activist and current LNC Secretary Caryn Ann Harlos and very supportive as they learned of her late-adulthood autism diagnosis.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party
  • 2018 National Convention- Colorado Delegation Chair [1]
Libertarian Party of Colorado
  • Chair (March 2017—April 2019; May 2021—April 2023)
  • Vice-Chair (2016—March 2017)
  • 2018 Convention Committee
  • 2017, 2018, Constitution and Bylaws Committee
  • 2017 Platform Committee
Libertarian Party of Douglas County
  • Chair (2015—present)

2018 Campaign for Castle Rock Town Council, District 5

On February 13, 2018, Harlos filed his candidacy for District 5 Representative on the Castle Rock Town Council (non-partisan). All of the signature requirements were completed for inclusion on the ballot on August 20, 2018.

Harlos campaigned on the following issues:

  • Accountability and Accessibility
  • Opposition to town-wide grocery tax of 4%
  • Support for requiring that TABOR refunds be sent back to residents


2018 Castle Rock Town Council District 5 election[2]
Party Name Percent Votes
Non-Partisan Caryn Johnson 45.16% 1,791
Non-Partisan Max Brooks 30.66% 1,216
Non-Partisan Wayne Harlos 24.18% 959

2019 Re-election Campaign for Libertarian Party of Colorado Chair

On November 24, 2018, Harlos announced his re-election campaign for Libertarian Party of Colorado Chair.[3] After a contentious convention, primarily spurred by another candidate, the race was won by Victoria Reynolds.