liberatarian party

Timeline created by Ozzy De La Paz
  • the start of libertarian

    the lebertarian party was founded by David Nolan in Westmister, Colorado.
  • the first convention

    it doesnt specifie which days the first convention was held but it was held in Denver, Colorado in 1972
  • the first female to recieve an electoral vote

    Tonie Nathan was the first female to ever get an electoral vote in the party
  • Ed Clark appeared on the ballot

    Ed Clark appears on the ballot in all 50 states and the District of Columbia, and earns almost 1 million votes.
  • win every seat

    Libertarians sweep the city council race in Big Water, Utah, winning every seat.
  • double digit day

    Approximately 2 million people vote for the LP candidates.
  • New Hampshire becomes Libertarian

    New Hampshire state legislators Cal Warburton and Finlay Rothhaus resign from the Republican Party and join the Libertarian Party.
  • the Takeover

    In November, more than 650 Libertarian candidates run for office, and more than 2.2 million people vote Libertarian.
  • becoming a third major party

    The Libertarian Party becomes the first third party in U.S. history to earn ballot status in all 50 states two presidential elections in a row.
  • more members

    African-American civil rights leader Roy Innis and talk radio powerhouse Art Bell join the party.