Monday, December 2, 2013

Black Libertarian History: John Monds


In 2008, John Monds became the first Libertarian Party candidate in Georgia and the rest of the United States to receive over 1,000,000 votes when he ran for the Statewide office of Public Service Commission District 1 seat in 2008. Monds received 1,076,726 votes for 33.4% of the vote in a two-way race with only a Republican opponent.

 His vote total was highest number of votes that a Libertarian candidate has ever received in a United States election at any level, Monds also received the highest percentage of the vote ever for a Libertarian in a statewide race. He is seeking that party's nomination for Governor of Georgia in 2010.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Monds

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