The Libertarian Party of New York recently held a straw poll vote for the Presidential nomination contest. Four candidates competed in the straw poll–Gary Johnson, R. Lee Wrights, Jim Burns, and Carl Person. Gary Johnson won the contest easily.
Gary Johnson, R. Lee Wrights, Jim Burns and Carl Person, all who are candidates seeking the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Nomination in 2012, addressed the 41 voting delegates who were in attendance.
The results of the Libertarian Party of New York Presidential Straw Poll were as follows:
Gary Johnson – 26 votes (63.41%)
R. Lee Wrights – 11 votes (26.83%)
Jim Burns – 3 votes (7.32%)
Carl Person – 1 vote (2.44%)
Sam Sloan attended the convention and had hoped to be involved as a candidate in the straw poll, but was not involved.