William (Bill) Weld Candidate

Born: July 31, 1945
Smithtown, New York
Suffolk County
United States
Resided: Canton, Massachusetts
Norfolk County
Death: --
Gender: Man
Occupation: Attorney
Political Party: Libertarian
Offices Held: Massachusetts Governor (1991-1997).
Notes: Weld was a U.S. Attorney for the District of Massachusetts from 1981 to 1986 and U.S. Assistant Attorney General (Criminal Division) from 1986 to 1988. Weld was a Republican nominee for Massachusetts Attorney General in 1978 and Massachusetts U.S. Senator in 1996. He sought the GOP endorsement for New York Governor in 2006 but dropped out of the race after failing to secure it.
Sources: National Governors Association. Boston Herald (Boston, Massachusetts), "Bill Weld Is New Lord of Canton Manor," June 15, 2015.
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Election Details

Number of state/federal offices sought Number of campaigns Number of winning campaigns
2 2 0
Date Election Stage Party Votes Percent Result
03/03/2020 President / Vice President Primary Write-In 443 0.32% Lost
11/08/2016 President / Vice President General Libertarian 112,984 3.84% Lost