Mary Ruwart

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Mary Ruwart
Mary Ruwart 2018.jpg
Ruwart in 2018
Born (1949-10-16) October 16, 1949 (age 73)
Alma materMichigan State University
OccupationAuthor, activist
Notable work
Healing Our World in an Age of Aggression
Political partyLibertarian

Mary J. Ruwart (born October 16, 1949) is a retired American biomedical researcher and libertarian speaker, writer, and activist. She was a leading candidate for the 2008 Libertarian Party presidential nomination and is the author of the award-winning Healing Our World.

In March 2008, Ruwart announced her candidacy for the Libertarian presidential nomination in the 2008 election.[1][2] She lost the nomination to Bob Barr on the sixth ballot at the 2008 Libertarian National Convention on May 25, 2008.

Ruwart unsuccessfully ran for Texas Comptroller in 2010 against incumbent Republican Susan Combs. She received 417,523 votes (10.5%) in a race that had no Democrat.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Press Release:Dr. Mary Ruwart announces presidential candidacy March 22, 2008. Retrieved on 2008-05-04
  2. Gordon, Stephen "Mary Ruwart to run for president" Archived 2018-09-12 at the Wayback Machine, Third Party Watch, March 17, 2008
  3. Ross Ramsey (October 25, 2010). "UT/TT Poll: Perry 50, White 40, Glass 8, Shafto 2". The Texas Tribune.

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