Bill Redpath

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Bill Redpath
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Libertarian National Committee
May 27, 2024—Present
Predecessor: Todd Hagopian
Successor: Incumbent
Libertarian National Committee
Predecessor: Mike Dixon
Successor: Mark Hinkle
Libertarian Party of Illinois
April 11, 2023—Present
Personal Details
Birth: (1957-10-09) October 9, 1957 (age 66)
Education: University of Chicago
Occupation: Financial Consulting Executive
Residence: Kane County, Illinois
Party: Libertarian Party
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William "Bill" Redpath is the current treasurer of the Libertarian National Committee. He is also 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 served as state chair of the Libertarian Party of Virginia from 1989 to 1991, as well as vice-chair and treasurer.

Bill 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. Bill was inducted into the Hall of Liberty in 2016 alongside Ron Paul.

He has run for office several times, including running for Illinois' 6th Congressional District in 2020 and for U.S. Senate in 2008 and 2022.

He is a CPA with an MBA from the University of Chicago.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian National Committee
  • Region 6 Alternate (2023-Present)
  • 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
  • United States Senate (Illinois), 2022

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.

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