Libertarian Party of Arizona
|Headquarters||4635 S. Lakeshore Dr., Tempe, AZ 85282|
|National affiliation||Libertarian Party (United States)|
|Colors||a shade of Blue; Yellow|
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The Libertarian Party of Arizona is the Arizona affiliate of the Libertarian Party. As of 2017, the state chairman is Michael Kielsky, with John Buttrick as the first vice chairman. As of 2017, there were 32,191 registered libertarians in Arizona.
Current Elected Officials
- Levi Tappan, Page City Council (elected Nov 2013)
- Scott Stewart, Pima County Community College Board
- Ruth E. Bennett, Continental Elementary School District Board
The party struggled to field candidates in 2016 due to a dramatic increase in signature requirements by state Republicans to limit Libertarians on the ballot. However, Libertarian Justice of the Peace Candidate Gregory Kelly was able to overcome the new signature requirements to get on the ballot, and achieved 25,356 votes (31.56%) in the Highland District race.
The Libertarian party's most successful candidate in 2014 by both percentage and votes was Maricopa County Assessor candidate Becca Kielsky with 208,394, or 29.26% of the votes. The most successful candidate in 2012 by both percentage and votes was Maricopa County Attorney candidate Michael Kielsky with 288,281, or 27.55% of the votes.
- List of state Libertarian Parties in the United States
- Arizona Republican Party
- Arizona Democratic Party
- Arizona Green Party
- Political party strength in Arizona
- Barry Hess
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