|29th Governor of New Mexico|
January 1, 1995 – January 1, 2003
|Preceded by||Bruce King|
|Succeeded by||Bill Richardson|
|Born||Gary Earl Johnson
January 1, 1953
Minot, North Dakota, U.S.
|Political party||Libertarian Party (2011–present)|
|Republican Party (Before 2011)|
|Spouse(s)||Dee Simms (1977–2005)|
|Domestic partner||Kate Prusack (fiancée; 2009–present)|
|Alma mater||University of New Mexico, Albuquerque|
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Gary Earl Johnson (born 1 January 1953) is an American politician and businessman. He served as the 29th Governor of New Mexico from 1995 to 2003. Johnson was the Libertarian Party nominee for the 2012, US presidential election. He is well known for his low-tax libertarian views. On 28 December 2011 Johnson, withdrew his Republican campaign for president and joined the libertarian party as its candidate.
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- "Candidate bio - Gary Johnson". NBC News. http://elections.nbcnews.com/ns/politics/candidate/Gary-Johnson/#.URQRGx00WSo. Retrieved 7 February 2013.
- Ben Wolfgang (28 December 2011). "Gary Johnson announces Libertarian bid for president". The Washington Times. http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/28/gary-johnson-announces-libertarian-bid-president/. Retrieved 7 February 2013.