Adam Kokesh 2020 presidential campaign

The 2020 presidential campaign of Adam Kokesh was announced on July 18, 2013,[1] making Kokesh the first Libertarian to enter in the race for the 2020 United States presidential election.

Adam Kokesh American Referendum Project
CampaignLibertarian Party presidential primaries, 2020
CandidateAdam Kokesh
AffiliationLibertarian Party
StatusAnnounced: July 18, 2013 (2013-07-18)
HeadquartersIndianapolis, Indiana
Key peopleBen Farmer (chief strategist)
SloganKokesh For Not President
America is too good for this government!
Official website

The Fall 2017 Taxation Is Theft national tour was a preparation period where Kokesh championed his voluntaryist platform of "Nobody for President!"[2]

On January 16, 2018 Kokesh officially filed the papers for his presidential campaign. Later the same day, he was pulled over by Texas police twice, and was arrested the second time. Kokesh was released on January 25.[3][4]


  1. Gabbee (2013-07-18), Fox News Interviews Adam Kokesh from Jail, retrieved 2016-11-27
  2. "Adam Kokesh Taxation is Theft Tour at University of Massachusetts Boston YAL". Retrieved February 27, 2018.
  3. Kokesh, Adam (January 25, 2017). When Cops Don't Like You... (Welcome home, Adam!). Retrieved January 27, 2018.
  4. Hanna, Bill (January 25, 2018). "Adam Kokesh, a little-known presidential candidate, is finally out of a Texas jail". Star-Telegram. Retrieved January 27, 2018.