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1987 Libertarian National Convention

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Date(s)  September 4–6, 1987
Presidential nominee  Ron Paul of Texas
City  Seattle, Washington
Vice Presidential nominee  Andre Marrou of Alaska
1987 Libertarian National Convention
Other candidates  Russel Means of South Dakota

The 1987 Libertarian National Convention was held in Seattle, Washington, from September 4 to September 6, 1987. Ron Paul of Texas was chosen as the Libertarian Party's nominee for President of the United States in the 1988 election.


Libertarians hold a National Convention every two years to vote on party bylaws, platform and resolutions and elect national party officers and a judicial committee. Every four years it nominates presidential and vice presidential candidates.

First ballot

Ron Paul was elected on the first ballot, gathering a majority of the voting delegates, securing nomination.

Voting for vice presidential nomination

A separate vote was held for the vice presidential nomination. Andre Marrou of Alaska was nominated without opposition.


1987 Libertarian National Convention Wikipedia

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