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 
First ballot 
Ron Paul was elected on the first ballot, gathering a majority of the voting delegates, securing nomination.
1987 Libertarian Party National Convention total vote count: Round 1
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|James A. Lewis
|None of the Above
Voting for Vice Presidential Nomination 
A separate vote was held for the Vice Presidential nomination. Andre Marrou of Alaska was nominated without opposition. 
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