Libertarian Party of Georgia

Founded in 1971, The Libertarian Party of Georgia is a state affiliate of the United States Libertarian Party.

Libertarian Party of Georgia
Founded1972
IdeologyLibertarianism[1]
Non-interventionism[2]
Fiscal conservatism[3]
Economic liberalism[3]
Cultural liberalism[3]
Laissez-faire[3]
Classical liberalism[3]
National affiliationLibertarian Party (United States)
Colors  Gold
Website
Lpgeorgia.com

Executive committeeEdit

[4]

Name Position
Ryan Graham Chair
Laura Williams Vice Chair
Evan Durkovic Treasurer
Amber Howell Secretary

CandidatesEdit

2021 CandidatesEdit

  • Chris Neill, State House 34
  • Danny Dolan, Tyrone City Council

2020 CandidatesEdit

[5]

  • Shane Hazel, US Senate
  • Brian Slowinski, US Senate (Special),
  • Elizabeth Melton, Public Service Commission District 1
  • Nathan Wilson, Public Service Commission District 4
  • Martin Cowen, US House District 13
  • James Godwin, Clinch Co Probate Judge
  • Chase Oliver, US House 5 (Special)

2018 CandidatesEdit

[6] The Libertarian Party annual convention was February 3, 2018 in Marietta. The following candidates were nominated:

  • Ted Metz, Governor
  • J. Smythe DuVal, Secretary of State
  • Ryan Graham, Public Service Commission District 3
  • John Turpish, Public Service Commission District 5
  • Donnie Foster, Insurance Commission
  • Aaron Gilmer, US House 9
  • Martin Cowan, US House 13
  • Jay Strickland, Georgia House 42
  • Patrick Marcacci, Georgia House 52
  • Demond Kennedy, Georgia House 90
  • David McCaigue, US House 5
Withdrew
  • Stephanie Grande, Agriculture Commissioner

2016 CandidatesEdit

  • Allen Buckley, United States Senate
  • Eric Hoskins, Public Service Commission District 2
  • Doug King, Bartow County Commissioner
Declared
  • Ted Metz, United States Senate (lost at March 5, 2016 convention)

2015 CandidatesEdit

  • Christine Austin, State House 50
  • Chris Coughlin, Johns Creek City Council

2014 CandidatesEdit

  • Andrew Hunt, Governor
  • Amanda Swafford, US Senate
  • Ted Metz, Insurance Commissioner
  • John Monds, Public Service Commission District 1
  • Aaron Gilmer, Public Service Commission District 4
Write-In
  • Jeff Amason, State House 21

2013 CandidatesEdit

  • Karen Richardson, Johns Creek City Council Post
  • Brett Bittner, Marietta City School Board
  • Walter Reynolds, Milledgeville City Council
  • Dr. Jeff Bivins, State Senate 11
  • James Camp, State Senate 30

2012 CandidatesEdit

  • Brad Ploeger, Public Service Commission District 3
  • David Staples, Public Service Commission District 5
  • Brett Bittner, Marietta City Schools (1)
As an endorsed Independent
  • Tim Nelson, Lee County Commission (4)

2011 CandidatesEdit

  • Doug Craig, Griffin City Commission (4)
  • Lance Lamberton, Austell City Council (4)
  • Amanda Swafford, Flowery Branch City Council
  • William Costa, Gwinnett County Commission Chair

2010 CandidatesEdit

  • Chuck Donovan, US Senate
  • John Monds, Governor
  • Dan Barber, Lieutenant Governor
  • David Chastain, Secretary of State
  • Don Smart, Attorney General
  • Kira Willis, State School Superintendent
  • Shane Bruce, Commissioner of Insurance
  • Kevin Cherry, Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Will Costa, Commissioner of Labor
  • Dr. Jim Sendelbach, Public Service Commission District 2
  • Taylor Bryant, Richmond County School Board (6)
  • Amanda Swafford, Flowery Branch City Council
  • David Montané, State Senate 42
  • Brandon Givens, State Senate 49
  • Taylor Bryant, State Senate 22

2009 CandidatesEdit

  • Chris Neill, Marietta Mayor
  • Karen Richardson, John's Creek City Council
  • Jeff Sexton, Leesburg City Council
  • Kellie Weeks, Gainesville School Board
  • Dr. Thomas Smoot, Valdosta School Board

2008 candidatesEdit

  • Allen Buckley, US Senate
  • John Monds, Public Service Commission District 1 - the first Libertarian in the country to receive more than 1 Million votes (1,076,780 or 33.4%)
  • Brandon Givens, Public Service Commission District 4
  • Kevin Madsen, Loganville City Council

2007 candidatesEdit

  • Jim Sendelbach, US House of Representatives, 10th District Special Election
  • Heather Hibben, Acworth City Council Post 2
  • Arnie Garrett, Duluth City Council (5)
  • Joshua Patterson, Hampton City Council
  • David Corr, Macon City Council (2) Post 1

2006 candidatesEdit

  • Garrett Hayes, Governor
  • Allen Buckley, Lt. Governor
  • Kevin Madsen, Secretary of State
  • David Chastain, State School Superintendent
  • Jack Cashin, Commissioner of Agriculture
  • Paul MacGregor, Public Service Commission District 3
  • Kevin Cherry, Public Service Commission District 5
  • Jim Sendelbach, State Senate 43
  • John Monds, Grady County School Board District 2

Currently elected officialsEdit

  • Walter Reynolds -- Milledgeville City Council

Previously elected officialsEdit

  • Jeff Edgens -- Irwinton City Council
  • Ben Brandon -- Dade County Executive
  • Bruce E. VanBuren -- Avondale Estates Mayor Pro-Tem, Avondale Estates City Commission
  • Jerry Meyer -- Hoschton City Council
  • Dewayne Methaney -- Auburn City Commission
  • Mike Hanson -- Brooks Town Council
  • Jim Lenahan -- Suwanee Planning and Zoning Commission
  • Amanda Swafford -- Flowery Branch City Council
  • Karen Richardson -- Johns Creek City Council
  • Freddie Odom -- Bluffton City Council
  • Brett Bittner -- Marietta City Schools

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Rothbard, Murray Newton (1978). For a New Liberty: The Libertarian Manifesto. p. 153. Even more remarkably, the Libertarian party achieved this growth while consistently adhering to a new ideological creed—"libertarianism"—thus bringing to the American political scene for the first time in a century a party interested in principle rather than in merely gaining jobs and money at the public trough.
  2. ^ "Libertarian Party opposes further intervention in Iraq". Lp.org.
  3. ^ a b c d e "Ideological Third Parties and Splinter Parties". Boundless.com. Archived from the original on January 16, 2015. Retrieved November 10, 2017.
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2017-11-11. Retrieved 2017-11-10.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ https://elections.sos.ga.gov/GAElection/CandidateDetails. Retrieved 12 May 2020. Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ "Candidates". Lpgeorgia.com. Retrieved 26 March 2019.

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