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Gary Johnson Enters Presidential Race As Libertarian Candidate

Gary Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, has announced he's running for president as a Libertarian candidate.

By Jake Godin | January 6, 2016

"Well, Neil. I want to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for president. I am hoping to get the Libertarian nomination for president in 2016," Gary Johnson said.

Gary Johnson took to "Coast to Coast" on Fox Business' to announce he's running for president as a Libertarian candidate.

Johnson, a former governor of New Mexico, ran for president before, so this isn't his first dip in the presidential pool.

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In the 2012 election, he ran for the Republican nomination. After losing that to Mitt Romney, he ran as a candidate for the Libertarian Party. He ended up with just shy of 1 percent of the total electorate's votes.

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