Joanne Marie Jorgensen
May 1, 1957
Libertyville, Illinois, U.S.
|Alma mater||Baylor University|
Southern Methodist University
Joanne Marie "Jo" Jorgensen (born May 1, 1957) is an American academic and politician. She was the United States Libertarian Party candidate for vice-president in the 1996 U.S. presidential election, the running mate of presidential candidate Harry Browne. She was also a candidate for South Carolina's 4th congressional district in 1992 receiving 4,286 votes for 2.2%. She is currently running for president in 2020 as a Libertarian.
Jorgensen received a BS in Psychology at Baylor University in 1979 followed by a Master's in Business Administration in 1980. She began her career at IBM working with computer systems. She received a Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Clemson University in 2002.
Jorgensen is now a Psychology Senior Lecturer at Clemson University.
In August 2019, Jorgensen filed with the FEC to run for the office of President of the United States as a Libertarian in the 2020 election. She subsequently participated in the November 2, 2019 South Carolina Libertarian Party debate.
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| Libertarian nominee for Vice President of the United States
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