Libertarian ticket expands: Two former GOP governors on a toot

Libertarian ticket expands: Two former GOP governors on a toot
Topping the Libertarian ticket prospects. (Image: Screen grab of Fox News video)

The likely Libertarian presidential ticket is shaping up to be a two-governor show.

Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson has tapped former Massachusetts GOP Gov. William Weld as his running mate, the Associated Press reports.

The Libertarian National Convention, going by the hashtag #LegalizeFreedom, kicks off May 27 in Orlando, Fla. There are currently 15 candidates who want to be the Libertarian nominee.

Johnson converted from GOP to Libertarian in 2011. In 2012, the governor got the largest number of votes ever recorded for a Libertarian candidate: 1.27 million. That was almost 1 percent of the popular vote.

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