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Featured article: David Bergland

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David Bergland (June 4, 1935 - June 3, 2019) was the Libertarian Party's 1984 candidate for president, and author of the book Libertarianism in One Lesson.

In 1974, Bergland ran for Attorney General of California as a Libertarian write in candidate. In 1976, he was the LP's candidate for vice president, the running mate of Roger MacBride. In 1978, in his run for State Senate, he was the first candidate to appear on the ballot as a Libertarian in California. In 1980, he ran for a position in the U.S. Senate. He was co-chairman of Harry Browne's presidential campaign in 1996.

He served as LP National Chair from 1977 to 1981, and then again from 1998 to 2000. He also served as National Vice Chair from 1988 to 1989, and in other positions on the LNC during other terms.


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