Angela McArdle

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Angela McArdle
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Chair
Libertarian National Committee
May 29, 2022—present
Predecessor: Whitney Bilyeu
Successor: Incumbent
Chair
Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County
June 2018—July 24, 2022
Predecessor: Jose Castañeda
Successor: Daniel Welby
Chair
California Libertarian Party Mises Caucus
July 2021—May 29, 2022
Successor: Adrian F Malagon
Personal Details
Education: Biola University
Occupation: Paralegal
Residence: Los Angeles, California
Party: Libertarian
Media
Website: http://www.angelamcardleforcongress.com/
Facebook: Facebook
Twitter: Twitter
Instagram: Instagram
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Angela McArdle is the chair of the Libertarian National Committee. A paralegal from Los Angeles, California. She is the former Chair of the Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County, and the former Chair of the California Libertarian Party Mises Caucus.

In 2017, McArdle ran as the Libertarian Candidate in the special election for California's 34th District in the United States House of Representatives.[1] She ran for the same position in 2018's primary election and placed third, with over 5,500 votes. McArdle is a member of the Libertarian Party Mises Caucus.

In November of 2020, McArdle Announced her intent to run for chair of the Libertarian National Committee. She was elected at the Libertarian Party's national convention held in Reno (Sparks), Nevada at the Nugget Casino Resort over Memorial Day Weekend in 2022.[2]

Organizational Positions

Libertarian National Committee
Libertarian Party of California
  • Member, Awards Committee, Libertarian Party of California (March 2021-May 2021)
  • Chair, Ad Hoc Staffing Committee, Libertarian Party of California (December 2020-Present)
  • Member At Large, Executive Committee, Libertarian Party of California (February 2020-Present)
  • Secretary, Candidate Support Committee, Libertarian Party of California (April 2018-November 2019)
  • Member, Volunteer Coordinator Committee, Libertarian Party of California (June 2018—April 2019)
  • Member, Website Committee, Libertarian Party of California (June 2018—April 2019)
  • Secretary, Bylaws Committee, Libertarian Party of California (June 2018—April 2019)
  • Chair, Social Media Committee, Libertarian Party of California (June 2018—present)
  • Secretary, Libertarian Party of California, (April 2018—April 2019)
Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County
  • Chair, Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County (June 2018—present)
  • Regional Chair- Region 63 - Pasadena/Foothills, Libertarian Party of Los Angeles County (January 2018-present)
National Convention
  • Delegate, Libertarian National Convention, Libertarian Party of California (Orlando, Florida, July 2020)
California State Convention
  • Delegate, California State Convention, Libertarian Party of California (Marriott, Visalia, May 14 - 16, 2020)
  • Delegate, California State Convention, Libertarian Party of California (Long Beach Marriott, Long Beach, February 2020)
  • Delegate, California State Convention, Libertarian Party of California (Concord, 2019)

Elections

2018

2018 U.S. House, California District 34, Primary [3]
Party Candidate Name Percent Votes
Democrat Jimmy Gomez 78.7% 54,661
Green Kenneth Mejia 12.9% 8,987
Libertarian Angela McArdle 8.4% 5,804

2017

2017 U.S. House, California District 34, Special Election, Primary [4]
Party Candidate Name Percent Votes
Democrat Jimmy Gomez 25.4% 10,728
Democrat Robert Lee Ahn 22.3% 9,415
Democrat Maria Cabildo 10.1% 4,259
Democrat Sara Hernandez 5.6% 2,358
Democrat Arturo Carmona 5.2% 2,205
Democrat Wendy Carillo 5.2% 2,195
Green Kenneth Mejia 4.6% 1,964
Republican William Morrison 3.2% 1,360
Democrat Yolie Flores 3.2% 1,368
Democrat Alejandra Campoverde 2.4% 1,001
Democrat Tracy Van Houten 2.5% 1,042
Democrat Vanessa Aramayo 2% 853
Democrat Sandra Mendoza 1.6% 674
Democrat Steven Mac 1.6% 663
Democrat Raymond Meza 1.2% 509
No Party Preference Mark Edward Padilla 1% 427
Libertarian Angela McArdle 0.8% 319
Democrat Ricardo De La Fuente 0.8% 331
Democrat Adrienne Nicole Edwards 0.4% 182
Democrat Richard Joseph Sullivan 0.4% 155
Democrat Armondo Sotomayor 0.3% 118
Democrat Tenaya Wallace 0.2% 103
Democrat Melissa "Sharkie" Garza 0.2% 79

References