William Weld wins Libertarian Party vice presidential nomination

William Weld wins Libertarian Party vice presidential nomination on second ballot (both ballot results listed below, from Wikipedia:

LIBERTARIAN NATIONAL CONVENTION VICE PRESIDENTIAL VOTE, 2016 – 1ST BALLOT[7]
CANDIDATE FIRST BALLOT PERCENTAGE
William Weld 426 49.022%
Larry Sharpe 264 30.380%
William Coley 93 10.702%
Derrick Grayson 48 5.524%
Alicia Dearn 29 3.337%
None of the above 6 0.690%
Daniel Hogan (Write-in) 1 0.115%
Austin Petersen (Write-in) 1 0.115%
Gary Johnson (Write-in) 1 0.115%
Totals 869 100%

No candidate achieved the majority on the first ballot, so there was a second ballot vote. Due to finishing last of the five nominated candidates, Dearn was excluded from the second ballot. Dearn then endorsed Weld. Additionally, both Coley and Grayson withdrew their names and endorsed Sharpe, though due to the late nature of Grayson’s withdrawal, his name will remain on the ballot as a valid candidate.

LIBERTARIAN NATIONAL CONVENTION VICE PRESIDENTIAL VOTE, 2016 – 2ND BALLOT[8]
CANDIDATE SECOND BALLOT PERCENTAGE
America Symbol.svg William Weld 441 50.573%
Larry Sharpe 409 46.904%
None of the above 12 1.376%
Derrick Grayson 9 1.032%
Mark Stewart (Write-in) 1 0.115%
Totals 872 100%

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