Rich Purtell

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Rich Purtell
Political Director
Libertarian Party of New York
January 7, 2018—June 2, 2019
Predecessor: Brian Waddell
Successor: Vacant
Secretary
Tioga County Libertarian Party
April 25, 2017—June 8, 2019
Predecessor: Position Established
Successor: Sara Price
Personal Details
Party: Libertarian Party

Richard "Rich" Purtell is a Libertarian Party activist, officer, and candidate. He is current a Member-At-Large of the the Libertarian Party of New York Executive Committee. He previously served as Political Director from 2018 to 2019. He is also the founded of the Tioga County Libertarian Party, in which he also served as Secretary and State Representative. Purtell has run several political campigns, including State Senate (2015), State Assembly (2016), and twice for Owego Town Council (2017 and 2019). He has written several editorials on libertarian polices and ideas for local publications.

Political Campaigns

2015 State Senate Campaign

In 2015, Purtell ran for New York State Senate's District 52.[1][2]

2016 State Assembly Campaign

In 2016, Purtell ran for New York State Assembly's District 124.

He was also the Eastern Southern Tier Area Field Director for the Johnson/Weld campaign.

2017 Owego Town Council Campaign

In 2017, Purtell ran for Town Council in Owego, New York.

2019 Owego Town Council Campaign

In 2019, Purtell ran for Town Council in Owego, New York.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party of New York
  • Member-At-Large (September 27, 2020—present)
  • Political Director (January 7, 2018—June 2, 2019)
Tioga County Libertarian Party
  • Secretary (May 7, 2017—June 8, 2019)
  • State Representative (May 7, 2017—June 8, 2019)
  • Temporary County Chair (August 2, 2015—May 7, 2017)

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