List of United States Libertarian Party presidential tickets

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This is a list of the candidates for the offices of President of the United States and Vice President of the United States of the Libertarian Party of the United States.

(1972–2016)[edit]

1972[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1972 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
John Hospers 1998.jpg John Hospers
State: California
Born: June 9, 1918, Pella, Iowa
Died: June 12, 2011, Los Angeles, California
Alma mater: Central College, Iowa
University of Iowa
Columbia University
Tonie Nathan
State: Oregon
Born: February 9, 1923, New York City, New York
Died: March 20, 2014, Eugene, Oregon
Alma mater: University of Oregon
TonieNathan1993-LPConvention.jpg
Opponent
Richard Nixon
(R-CA)

George McGovern
(D-SD)

1972 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Nixon/Agnew 47,168,710 (60.6%) - McGovern/Shriver 29,173,222 (37.5%) - Hospers/Nathan 3,674 (0%)
Electoral vote: Nixon/Agnew 520 - McGovern/Shriver 17 - Hospers/Nathan 1
Opponent
Spiro T. Agnew
(R-MD)

Sargent Shriver
(D-MD)

1976[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1976 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Roger MacBride.jpg Roger MacBride
State: Vermont
Born: August 6, 1929, New Rochelle, New York
Died: March 5, 1995, Miami Beach, Florida
Alma mater: Princeton University, Harvard University
Career: Vermont House of Representatives (1963-1965)
David Bergland
State: California
Born: June 4, 1935, Mapleton, Iowa
Alma mater:Long Beach City College
University of California, LA
University of Southern California
David Bergland.jpg
Opponent
Gerald Ford
(R-MI)

Jimmy Carter
(D-GA)

1976 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Carter/Mondale 40,831,881 (50.1%) - Ford/Dole 39,148,634 (48.0%) - MacBride/Bergland 172,557 (0.21%)
Electoral vote: Carter/Mondale 290 - Ford/Dole 240
Opponent
Bob Dole
(R-KS)

Walter Mondale
(D-MN)

1980[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1980 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Seal of the President of the United States.svg Ed Clark
State: California
Born: May 4, 1930, Middleboro, Massachusetts
Alma mater: Dartmouth College, Harvard Law School
Career: 1978 candidate for Governor of California
David Koch
State: Kansas
Born: May 3, 1940, Wichita, Kansas
Alma mater:Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Career: Vice President of Koch Industries
David Koch by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Opponent
Jimmy Carter (D-GA)
Ronald Reagan (R-CA)
John B. Anderson
(I-IL)
1980 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Reagan/Bush 43,903,230 (50.8%) - Carter/Mondale 35,480,115 (41.0%) -
Anderson/Lucey 5,719,850 (6.6%) - Clark/Koch 921,128 (1.06%)
Electoral vote: Reagan/Bush 489 - Carter/Mondale 49
Opponent
Walter Mondale (D-MN)
George H.W. Bush (R-TX)
Patrick Lucey (I-WI)

1984[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1984 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
David Bergland.jpg David Bergland
State: California
Born: June 4, 1935, Mapleton, Iowa
Alma mater:Long Beach City College
University of California, LA
University of Southern California
James A. Lewis
State: Connecticut
Born: April 20, 1933, Old Saybrook, Connecticut
Died: February 22, 1997 Norwich, Connecticut
Alma mater:Babson College
Seal of the Vice President of the United States.svg
Opponent
Ronald Reagan
(R-CA)

Walter Mondale
(D-MN)

1984 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Reagan/Bush 54,455,472 (58.8%) - Mondale/Ferraro 37,577,352 (40.6%) - Bergland/Lewis 228,111 0.25%
Electoral vote: Reagan/Bush 523 - Mondale/Ferraro 13
Opponent
George H.W. Bush
(R-TX)

Geraldine Ferraro
(D-NY)

1988[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1988 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Ron paul.jpg Ron Paul
State: Texas
Born: August 20, 1935, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Alma mater: Gettysburg College, Duke University
Career: U.S. House of Representatives (1979-1985)
Andre Marrou
State: Alaska
Born: December 4, 1938, Nixon, Texas
Alma mater:Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Career: Member of the Alaska House of Representatives (1985-1987)
Marrou-1988-Richmond.jpg
Opponent
George H.W. Bush
(R-TX)
Michael Dukakis
(D-MA)
1988 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Bush/Quayle 48,886,097 (53.4%) - Dukakis/Bentsen 41,809,074 (45.7%) - Paul/Marrou 431,750 (0.47%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Quayle 426 - Dukakis/Bentsen 111
Opponent
Dan Quayle
(R-IN)

Lloyd Bentsen
(D-TX)

1992[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1992 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Marrou-1988-Richmond.jpg Andre Marrou
State: Alaska
Born: December 4, 1938, Nixon, Texas
Alma mater: Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Career: Member of the Alaska House of Representatives (1985-1987)
Nancy Lord
State: Nevada
Born: February 8, 1952, Silver Spring, Maryland
Alma mater:University of Maryland, College
Park

University of Maryland,
Baltimore

Georgetown University
Career: Attorney
Seal of the Vice President of the United States.svg
Opponents
George H.W.
Bush
(R-TX)

Bill Clinton (D-AR)
Ross Perot
(I-TX)
1992 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Clinton/Gore 44,909,806 (43.0%) - Bush/Quayle 39,104,550 (37.5%) -
Perot/Stockdale 19,743,821 (18.9%) - Marrou/Lord 290,087 (0.28%)
Electoral vote: Clinton/Gore 370 - Bush/Quayle 168
Opponents
Dan Quayle (R-IN)
Al Gore (D-TN)
James Stockdale
(I-CA)

1996, 2000[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
1996 (lost), 2000 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Harry Browne, author.jpg Harry Browne
State: Tennessee
Born: June 17, 1933, New York City, New York
Died: March 1, 2006, Franklin, Tennessee
Career: Author
Jo Jorgensen
State: South Carolina
Born: May 1, 1957, Greenville, South Carolina
Alma mater: Baylor University
Clemson University
Career: 1992 candidate for South Carolina's 4th congressional district
Seal of the Vice President of the United States.svg
Art Olivier
State: California
Born: August 24, 1957, Lynwood, California
Alma mater: Cerritos College
Career: Former mayor of Bellflower, California
Art Olivier (105415391) (cropped).jpg
Opponent
Bill Clinton (D-AR)
Bob Dole (R-KS)
Ross Perot
(Reform-TX)
1996 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Clinton/Gore 47,401,185 (49.2%) - Dole/Kemp 39,197,469 (40.7%) -
Perot/Choate 8,085,294 (8.4%) - Browne/Jorgensen 485,759 (0.50%)
Electoral vote: Clinton/Gore 379 - Dole/Kemp 159
Opponent
Al Gore (D-TN)
Jack Kemp (R-NY)
Pat Choate
(Reform-CA)
Opponent
Al Gore
(D-TN)

George W. Bush
(R-TX)

2000 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Gore/Lieberman 50,999,897 (48.4%) - Bush/Cheney 50,456,002 (47.9%)
Browne/Olivier 384,431 (0.36%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Cheney 271 - Gore/Lieberman 266
Opponent
Joe Lieberman
(D-CT)

Dick Cheney
(R-WY)

2004[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
2004 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
SI-MichaelBadnarik1.JPG Michael Badnarik
State: Texas
Born: August 1, 1954, Hammond, Indiana
Career: 2000, 2002 candidate for Texas legislature
Richard Campagna
State: Iowa
Alma mater: Brown University
New York University
St. John's University, New York
Columbia University
American College of
Metaphysical Theology
Career: 2002 candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Iowa
Richard Campagna Kareokee.png
Opponent
George W. Bush
(R-TX)

John Kerry
(D-MA)

2004 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Bush/Cheney 62,040,610 (50.7%) - Kerry/Edwards 59,028,444 (48.3%) - Badnarik/Campagna 397,265 (0.32%)
Electoral vote: Bush/Cheney 286 - Kerry/Edwards 251
Opponent
Dick Cheney
(R-WY)

John Edwards
(D-NC)

2008[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
2008 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
Bob Barr-2008 cropped.jpg Bob Barr
State: Georgia
Born: November 5, 1948, Iowa City, Iowa
Alma mater: University of Southern California
George Washington University
Georgetown University
Career: U.S. House of Representatives (1995-2003)
Wayne Allyn Root
State: Nevada
Born: July 20, 1961, Mount Vernon, New York
Alma mater: Columbia University
Career: Political commentator
WayneAllynRoot Head.jpg
Opponent
John McCain (R-AZ)
Barack Obama (D-IL)
2008 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Obama/Biden 69,498,516 (52.9%) - McCain/Palin 59,948,323 (45.7%)
- Barr/Root 523,715 (0.40%)
Electoral vote: Obama/Biden 365 - McCain/Palin 173
Opponent
Sarah Palin (R-AK)
Joe Biden (D-DE)

2012, 2016[edit]

Presidential
Nominee
2012 (lost), 2016 (lost) Vice Presidential
Nominee
GJ Head Shot 1 (10483995115).jpg Gary Johnson
State: New Mexico
Born: January 1, 1953, Minot, North Dakota
Alma mater: University of New Mexico, Albuquerque
Career: Governor of New Mexico (1995-2003)
James P. Gray
State: California
Born: February 14, 1945, Washington, D.C.
Alma mater:University of California, Los
Angeles

University of Southern
California

Career:Jurist
Jim Gray.jpg
William Weld
State: Massachusetts
Born: July 31, 1945, Smithtown, New York
Alma mater:Harvard University,
University College, Oxford
Career:Governor of Massachusetts (1991-1997)
William Weld by Gage Skidmore.jpg
Opponent
Barack Obama
(D-IL)

Mitt Romney
(R-MA)
2012 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Obama/Biden 65,915,796 (51.1%) - Romney/Ryan 60,933,500 (47.2%) - Johnson/Gray 1,275,971 (0.99%)
Electoral vote: Obama/Biden 332 - Romney/Ryan 206
Opponent
Joe Biden (D-DE)
Paul Ryan (R-WI)
Opponent
Hillary Clinton
(D-NY)

Donald Trump
(R-NY)

2016 United States presidential election
Popular vote: Clinton/Kaine 65,853,516 (48.2%) - Trump/Pence 62,984,825 (46.1%) - Johnson/Weld 4,489,221 (3.28%)
Electoral vote: Trump/Pence 304 - Clinton/Kaine 227 - Paul/Pence 1[note 1]
Opponent
Tim Kaine
(D-VA)

Mike Pence
(R-IN)

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Texas faithless elector Bill Greene cast his vote for Ron Paul, who has been a member of the Libertarian Party since 2015.

See also[edit]