Joshua Smith

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Joshua Smith
At-Large Representative
Libertarian National Committee
July 3, 2018—present
Region 5 Representative
Libertarian Party of Washington
July 8, 2017—2018
Personal Details
Birth: (1983-03-13) March 13, 1983 (age 39)
Antioch, California
Military: United States Navy
Occupation: Tradesman
Residence: Antioch, California
Party: Libertarian
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Twitter: Twitter
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Joshua Smith is a Libertarian from Antioch, California. He is an At-Large representative of the Libertarian National Committee, At-Large for The Libertarian Party of California, Treasurer for The Libertarian Party of Contra Costa County, and former Region 5 Representative for the Libertarian Party of Washington [1]. He is a former candidate for the 49th District of the Washington House of Representatives. [2] in the 2018 Washington Elections, withdrawing his campaign on December 6, 2017[3] Joshua is also a founding member of Think Liberty.

Joshua Smith has been an activist inside of the Liberty movement since 2008, being brought to the philosophy of liberty by activists and authors such as Ron Paul, Murray Rothbard, F. A. Hayek, and Henry Hazlitt.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party
  • 2018 National Convention- Washington Delegation
Libertarian National Committee
  • At-Large Representative (2018—present)
  • Chair- Affiliate Support Committee
Libertarian Party of Washington
  • Region 5 Representative (2017—2018)
  • Retention Committee
Libertarian Party Mises Caucus
  • Washington State Team[4]
  • California State Team[5]
  • Chair- Candidate Support Comittee
Libertarian Party of California
  • At-Large Representative (2019—present)
Libertarian Party of Contra Costa County
  • Treasurer (2019—present)
Libertarian Party of California
  • Membership Committee (2019—present)
Libertarian Party of California
  • Platform Committee (2019—present)

2018 Campaign for LNC Chair

On September 12, 2017, Joshua Smith announced his candidacy for LNC Chair.[6] At the 2018 National Convention, Smith was elected to the LNC as an At-Large Representative.



2019 Campaign for Libertarian Party of California Chair

On January 16, Smith announced his candidacy for Chair of the Libertarian Party of California.[20]

2020 Campaign for LNC Chair

On July 3, 2019, Joshua Smith announced his second candidacy for LNC Chair.