Tony D'Orazio

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Tony D'Orazio
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Chair (ISC)
Libertarian Party of New York
April 15, 2020—September 27, 2020
Predecessor: Jim Rosenbeck
Successor: Cody Anderson
Vice-Chair / 1st Vice-Chair
Libertarian Party of New York
with Tucker Coburn (ISC/FLP)
February 9, 2019—April 15, 2020
Predecessor: Brian Waddell (FLP)
Shawn Hannon (FLP)
Position Established (ISC)
Successor: Kari Bittner (FLP)
Jeff Motta (FLP)
Tucker Coburn (ISC)
At-Large Committee Member
Libertarian Party of New York
April 2017—March 3, 2019
Personal Details
Education: St. Bonaventure University
Occupation: IT Executive
Residence: Rochester, NY
Party: Libertarian Party
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Anthony "Tony" D'Orazio is a Libertarian Party activist. He served as Chair (2020) and 1st Vice-Chair (2020-2022) of the Libertarian Party of New York. Previously, he served as 1st Vice-Chair from 2019 to 2020. He was Vice-Chair of the Monroe County Libertarian Party from 2017 to 2020. He ran for Chair of the Libertarian National Committee in 2020 and 2022.


D'Orazio joined the Libertarian Party in the 1990s when in 1996, he called the State Party and had a lengthy conversation with then-Vice Chair Dottie-Lou Brokaw. He was elected to State Committee of the Libertarian Party of New York in 2017 and later became Chair in 2020, succeeding Jim Rosenbeck upon his resignation on April 15, 2020. He ran for Chair at the 2022 convention, but lost to Cody Anderson and was subsequently elected 1st Vice-Chair, serving until the end of his term in 2022.

On June 22, 2020, he announced his candidacy for Chair of the Libertarian National Committee. At the convention, he came in third place, behind Joe Bishop-Henchman and Joshua Smith.

On November 7, 2021, D'Orazio announced his candidacy for LNC Chair for 2022. He placed third once again, behind Angela McArdle and Steve Dasbach.

Political campaigns

United State Congress, 2016

In 2016, D'Orazio ran for U.S. Congress for New York's 25th Congressional District, but did not get on the ballot due to irregularities in the handling of the petitions.

East Rochester Town Justice, 2018

In 2018, D'Orazio ran for East Rochester Town Justice, but did not get on the ballot due to a successful challenge to his petitions by East Rochester mayor Fred Ricci.

Organizational Positions

Libertarian Party of New York

  • 1st Vice-Chair (September 27, 2020—September 18, 2022)
Committee Assignments
  • Chair, Public Engagement Committee (2020-2022)
  • Chair, Social Media Committee (2020-2022)
  • Member, Youth Outreach Committee (2021-2022)
  • Member, LPNY IT Committee (2020-2022)
Former Positions
  • At-Large Committee Member, Free Libertarian Party (April 2017—March 3, 2019)
  • 1st Vice-Chair, Interim State Committee (February 9, 2019—April 15, 2020)
  • Vice-Chair, Free Libertarian Party (March 3, 2019—May 4, 2019)
  • Chair, Interim State Committee (April 15, 2020—September 27, 2020)
Former Committee Assignments
  • Chair, Youth Outreach Subcommittee (May 6, 2018—June 2, 2019)
  • Chair, Vetting Committee (February 24, 2019—September 29, 2019)
  • Chair, Conventions Committee (March 3, 2019—2020)
  • Convention Chair, 2019 LPNY State Convention (May 4, 2019)
  • Member, 2021 LPNY Summit Committee (Event held November 2021)

Monroe County Libertarian Party

  • Vice-Chair (March 18, 2017—January 8, 2020)

Libertarian National Committee

  • Member, IS Committee (2021-Present)

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