Gary Johnson 2016 presidential campaign

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Gary Johnson 2016
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CampaignUnited States presidential election, 2016
CandidateGary Johnson
Former Governor of New Mexico
William Weld
Former Governor of Massachusetts
AffiliationLibertarian Party
Key peopleWilliam Weld (running mate)
ReceiptsUS$699,231 (6−20−16)[1]
SloganLive free
Gary Johnson 2016

Former Governor Gary Johnson of New Mexico declared his candidacy for the Libertarian Party (LP) nomination for President of the United States on January 6, 2016.

Johnson ran as the Libertarian presidential nominee in the 2012 election. In that race, he finished with the third highest popular vote total, nearly 1.3 million votes, and garnered nearly 1% of the popular vote.[2]

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Johnson formally announced his candidacy for the 2016 Libertarian presidential nomination in an interview with Neil Cavuto on the Fox Business Network program Coast to Coast on January 6, 2016.[3][4]

A poll done by Monmouth University to show who people wanted to win the election showed that Johnson was at 11%.[5][6]

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  • Ron Paul, former Republican U.S. Representative from Texas, Libertarian presidential nominee in 1988, and Republican presidential candidate in 2008 and 2012[7]
  • Tom Campbell, former Republican U.S. Representative from California, 2000 Republican candidate for U.S. Senate from California[8]

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  • Jeff Krauss, mayor of Bozeman, Montana [13]

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  1. "Gary Johnson Candidate Committiee Two-year Summary 2016". Federal Election Commission. June 21, 2016. Retrieved June 21, 2016.
  2. "FEDERAL ELECTIONS 2012 Election Results for the U.S. President, the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives" (PDF). July 2013. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
  3. Easley, Jonathan (January 6, 2016). "Libertarian Gary Johnson launches White House bid". The Hill. Retrieved January 6, 2016.
  4. Schouten, Fredreka (January 6, 2016). "Gary Johnson announces presidential bid". USA Today. Retrieved January 6, 2016.
  5. "Gary Johnson pulls 11% support in national presidential poll". KRQE News 13. 24 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  6. "Gary Johnson Polling in Double-Digits Against Trump and Hillary". TownHall. 25 March 2016. Retrieved 27 March 2016.
  7. Paul, Ron. "JGun Control Policy and Privacy Laws". C-SPAN.
  8. "Libertarian Republicans have a choice for president". Orange County Register. Retrieved June 22, 2016.
  9. Ventura, Jesse. "Jesse Ventura: Why voters should listen to Gov. Gary Johnson". Ora TV.
  10. "'Frustrated' State Sen. Laura Ebke switches from Republican to Libertarian". Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  11. "UPDATE: Charleston Mayor announces he's dropped Republican affiliation". 2016-06-17. Retrieved 2016-06-24.
  12. "First Time on TV: CNN to Host Libertarian Town Hall". Breitbart News. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  13. "Mayor Krauss on Twitter: "I watched the last two debates. This morning I went looking for my Gary Johnson for President (2012) yard sign. Time to re-use"". Twitter. 2016-03-11. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
  14. "Daniel Hannan on Twitter: "If it really does come down to Donald Trump vs Hillary Clinton, I know how I'd vote. Step forward @GovGaryJohnson, Libertarian candidate."". Twitter. 2016-03-02. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  15. "Austin Petersen – I endorse Governor Gary Johnson for President of the United States". May 29, 2016. Retrieved May 29, 2016.
  16. "Ed Clasrk Endorses Gary Johnson". Gary Johnson 2016. 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  17. Jim, Judge (2016-01-25). "Why You Should Consider Gary Johnson for President". Archived from the original on 2016-03-15. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  18. "Mark Hinkle, Former National Libertarian Party Chairman, Endorses Gov. Gary Johnson for President". 21 March 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  19. "Travis County GOP Chairman Robert Morrow: I'm not backing Donald Trump". Austin American-Statesman. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  20. "Geoff Neale, Former National Libertarian Party Chairman, Endorses Gov. Gary Johnson for President | Gary Johnson 2016". Retrieved 13 May 2016.
  21. "Former National Libertarian Party and Noted Ballot Access Advocate Bill Redpath Endorses Gov. Gary Johnson for President". Gary Johnson Campaign page. 17 March 2016. Retrieved 18 March 2016.
  22. Lesiak, Krzysztof (16 March 2016). "Steve Kerbel ends presidential campaign, endorses Gary Johnson". American Third Party Report. Retrieved 17 March 2016.
  23. Wilson, J. (1 April 2016). "The Most Successful Libertarian In Virginia History, Robert Sarvis, Endorsed Gary Johnson". A Libertarian Future. Archived from the original on 8 April 2016. Retrieved 17 April 2016.
  24. "Million-dollar super-PAC donation coming for Libertarian ticket". Retrieved 2016-06-24.
  25. "Drew Carey on Twitter: "Just took the political issues quiz at – Not at all surprised I'm 95% w Gary Johnson."". Twitter. Retrieved 2016-05-21.
  26. "Drew Carey on Twitter: "@JamieJohnsonUSA #GaryJohnson2016 đ&#x;˜Ź "". Twitter. 2016-03-03. Retrieved 2016-05-21.
  27. "Drew Carey on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved 7 June 2016.
  28. "Doug Stanhope on Twitter: "I feel no shame in throwing away my vote for @GovGaryJohnson since I'm a drunk and have no idea what most of #DemDebate are talking about."". Twitter. 2016-03-09. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  29. "Randy Wayne on Twitter: "Keep up the good fight @GovGaryJohnson! I'm spreading the word. #Libertarian4Prez"". Twitter. 2016-03-06. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  30. "Josh Wolf on Twitter: "@_mbluther @GovGaryJohnson big time"". Twitter. 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  31. "Why Penn Jillette is Terrified of a President Trump". Newsweek. Retrieved June 25, 2016.
  32. "Teller on Twitter: "Putting my money where my mouth isn't: I just contributed the maximum donation to Libertarian candidate Gary Johnson @PresidentGaryJ."". Twitter. 2016-03-16. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
  33. "Tom Felton aka Draco Malfoy supports Libertarian Gary Johnson". heatst. 2016-05-28. Retrieved 2016-05-10.
  34. 34.0 34.1 34.2 34.3 "Gary Johnson Campaign Releases List of Libertarian Movement, LP Leaders Endorses | Gary Johnson 2016". Retrieved 27 May 2016.
  35. "Sean Waltman on Twitter: "@GovGaryJohnson or @RandPaul. Preferably Johnson, because he didn't switch to Libertarian Light. Chances are slim."". Twitter. 2016-01-21. Retrieved 2016-03-15.
  36. "Gov. Gary Johnson on Twitter: "Thanks for the tweet! Yes, there is really only one 3rd Party "lane". #libertarian #tlot #nirvana"". Twitter. 2016-03-22. Retrieved 2016-05-21.
  37. "Josh Guckert on Twitter: "Today, I formally endorse @GovGaryJohnson for President and @GovBillWeld for Vice President. @LPNational"". Twitter. 2016-05-30. Retrieved 2016-05-30.
  38. "Matt Welch on Twitter: "Oh, I #FeelTheJohnson. Just spitballing here! "". Twitter. 2016-03-18. Retrieved 2016-04-27.
  39. "Kmele on Twitter: "@phipps @GovGaryJohnson"". Twitter. 2016-02-10. Retrieved 2016-05-21.
  40. "Why We Have – and Probably Will Keep Having – Sluggish Job Growth". Townhall. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  41. "Vow: If Not Rand Paul, Gary Johnson". Splice Today. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
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  44. "Want to abolish the federal government? #Kokesh2020". Youtube. Retrieved June 26, 2016.
  45. "Adrian Wyllie – Rand Paul has suspended his Presidential..." Facebook. 2016-02-03. Retrieved 2016-02-22.
  46. "Keith Larson: Voting to get a good night's sleep". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved June 24, 2016.
  47. "Koch-Funded Efforts To Win Hispanics Crashing, Burning". Retrieved 27 May 2016.
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