Gary Johnson

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Gary Johnson
29th Governor of New Mexico
In office
January 1, 1995 – January 1, 2003
Lieutenant Walter Bradley
Preceded by Bruce King
Succeeded by Bill Richardson
Personal details
Born Gary Earl Johnson
January 1, 1953 (1953-01-01) (age 62)
Minot, North Dakota, U.S.
Political party Libertarian Party (2011–present)
Other political
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 Johnson

Gary Earl Johnson (born January 1, 1953[1]) 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 December 28, 2011 Johnson, withdrew his Republican campaign for president and joined the libertarian party as its candidate.[2]

Johnson was born in Minot, North Dakota.[1]

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