Libertarian Party of Iowa

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Libertarian Party of Iowa
Chairperson Joseph Howe
Senate leader None
House leader None
Founded 1971
Ideology Libertarianism
National affiliation Libertarian Party (United States)
Colors a shade of Blue; Yellow
Website
www.lpia.org

The Libertarian Party of Iowa is the Iowa affiliate of the Libertarian Party. It gained major party status in 2017, following Gary Johnson's performance in the 2016 presidential election in Iowa.[1] As of 2018, there are 11,300 registered Libertarians in the state.[2]

Vote totals for Libertarian candidates in Iowa[edit]

U.S. President[edit]

Year Candidate Votes Percentage
1976 Roger MacBride 1,454 0.11%
1980 Ed Clark 13,123 1%
1984 David Bergland 1,844 0.14%
1988 Ron Paul 2,494 0.20%
1992 Andre Marrou 1,076 0.08%
1996 Harry Browne 2,315 0.19%
2000 3,209 0.24%
2004 Michael Badnarik 2,992 0.20%
2008 Bob Barr 4,590 0.30%
2012 Gary Johnson 12,926 0.82%
2016 59,186 3.78%

See also[edit]

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ "Libertarian Party Earns Political Party Status in Iowa". US News. AP. March 2, 2017. Retrieved 25 July 2017. 
  2. ^ "Mid-2017 Voter Registration Totals". Ballot Access News. Retrieved December 2, 2017. 

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