The 2000 Libertarian National Convention was held in Anaheim, California, from June 30 to July 4, 2000. Harry Browne was again chosen as the party's presidential candidate, becoming the first Libertarian Party candidate to run twice for President of the United States.
The theme of the 2000 convention was "America's Future: Liberty, Responsibility, & Community."
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.
Those who atteneded include:
- Harry Browne
- Barry Hess
- Don Gorman
- Dave Hollist
- Jacob Hornberger
- Gary Nolan, syndicated talk radio host
- Russell Means, Indian Rights advocate
- Jack Gargan, former Reform Party National Chairman
- Carla Howell, Massachusetts candidate for U.S. Senate
- Neal Boortz, national syndicated radio talk show host
- David Nolan, Libertarian Party founder
- Michael Cloud, U.S. House Candidate
- David Bergland, then-Libertarian Party National Chair
- Dean Akmand
- Barbara Howe, Libertarian candidate for Governor of North Carolina
- Michael Tanner of the Cato Institute
- Mark Skousen
- David Thibodeau, author of A Place Called Waco: A Survivor's Story
Voting for Presidential Nomination 
First ballot 
Harry Browne 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. Former Bellflower, California Mayor, Art Olivier was nominated on the second ballot.
First ballot 
After the first round, the rules were suspended, and a motion carried to only allow the top two candidates to appear on the second ballot.
Second ballot 
Art Oliver defeated Steve Kubby on the second ballot, securing the Libertarian Party nomination for Vice President.
2000 Libertarian Party National Convention total vote count: Round 2
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