Mark Hinkle

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Mark Hinkle
Chairman of the Libertarian National Committee
In office
Preceded by Bill Redpath
Succeeded by Geoff Neale
Personal details
Political party Libertarian

Mark Hinkle (born January 28, 1951) is an American libertarian activist and businessperson. He was the National Chairman of the United States Libertarian Party until 2012. He was elected by the delegates of the 2010 Libertarian National Convention in St. Louis, Missouri on May 30, 2010.[1][2]

In 2010, he ran for the 15th District California State Senate seat that had been vacated when Republican Abel Maldonado was named Lieutenant Governor. He lost to Sam Blakeslee in a special election held August 17, 2010.[3]


  1. ^ Winger, Richard (2010-05-30) "Mark Hinkle is New National Chair of Libertarian Party", Ballot Access News. Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  2. ^ Mannies, Jo (2010-05-30) "Libertarians stay true to the past", St. Louis Beacon. Retrieved 2010-06-02.
  3. ^ Alexander, Kurtis (2010-08-18). "Blakeslee bests Laird in Senate runoff". Santa Cruz Sentinel. Retrieved 2010-08-18. 

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Bill Redpath
U.S. Libertarian Party National Chairman
2010 – 2012
Succeeded by
Geoff Neale