1987 Libertarian National Convention
|1988 Presidential Election|
Paul and Marrou
|Presidential Nominee||Ron Paul of Texas|
|Vice Presidential Nominee||Andre Marrou of Alaska|
|Other Candidates||Russel Means of South Dakota|
|‹ 1983 · 1991 ›|
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 party's presidential candidate, becoming the Libertarian Party candidate 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.
Voting for Presidential Nomination
Ron Paul was elected on the first ballot, gathering a majority of the voting delegates, securing nomination.
|Candidate||Total votes cast||Percent of votes cast|
|James A. Lewis||49||12.83%|
|None of the Above||14||3.66%|
Voting for Vice Presidential Nomination