Derrick Grayson

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Derrick Grayson
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Personal Details
Education: Beullah Heights Bible College
Military: United States Navy
Occupation: Network Engineer, Minister
Residence: Lithonia, Georgia
Party: Republican (prior to 2016, 2016-present)
Libertarian (2016)
Media
Website: http://itisfake.news/index.php/about/
Facebook: Facebook

Derrick E. Grayson is an ordained minister and network engineer from Lithonia, Georgia.[1] In 2014, Grayson ran for Georgia's US Senate seat, seeking the Republican nomination (he would lose the nomination to David Perdue). In 2016, he ran for Georgia's US Senate seat, again seeking the Republican nomination (he would lose the primaries to nominee and incumbent Johnny Isakson).[2]


In 2016, Grayson ran for Vice President of the United States, seeking the Libertarian Party nomination. After finishing 4th on the first ballot, Grayson withdrew from the race and endorsed Larry Sharpe, who would go on to finish runner up to nominee Bill Weld. Grayson also received one write-in vote on both Presidential Nominee ballots.

2016 Vice Presidential Campaign

2016 Libertarian Party Nomination for Vice-President of the United States[3] 1st Ballot (50% of Delegates needed to win)
Name Votes Percent
William Weld 426 49.022%
Larry Sharpe 264 30.280%
Will Coley 93 10.702%
Derrick Grayson 48 5.524%
Alicia Dearn 29 3.337%
NOTA (write-in) 6 0.690%
Daniel Hogan (write-in) 1 0.115%
Gary Johnson (write-in) 1 0.115%
Austin Petersen (write-in) 1 0.115%

No candidate received a majority of delegate votes on the first ballot, leading to the next round of voting. Alicia Dearn was eliminated from the 2nd ballot, and endorsed Bill Weld. Will Coley and Derrick Grayson withdrew from the race and endorsed Larry Sharpe.

2016 Libertarian Party Nomination for Vice-President of the United States 2nd Ballot (50% of Delegates needed to win)
Name Votes Percent
William Weld 441 50.573%
Larry Sharpe 409 46.904%
NOTA (write-in) 12 1.376%
Derrick Grayson (withdrew) 9 1.032%
Mark Stewart (write-in) 1 0.115%

References

  1. http://itisfake.news/index.php/about/
  2. https://ballotpedia.org/Derrick_Grayson
  3. http://www.lncregion1.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/09/2016-Convention-Minutes-v2.pdf