Jo Jorgensen
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Jo Jorgensen
Jo Jorgensen
Personal details
Joanne Marie Jorgensen

(1957-05-01) May 1, 1957 (age 62)
Libertyville, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyLibertarian
Alma materBaylor University
Southern Methodist University
Clemson 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.[1] 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.[2]


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.[3]

2020 presidential campaign

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.[4] She subsequently participated in the November 2, 2019 South Carolina Libertarian Party debate.[5]


  1. ^ "Greenville Woman To Run For Vice President". Herald-Journal. July 11, 1996. pp. A3?. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ Bring, Daniel M. (September 5, 2019). "The race for the Libertarian nomination". Spectator USA. Retrieved 2019.
  3. ^ "Faculty | department =of Psychology | Clemson University".
  4. ^ "Jorgensen, Jo CANDIDATE FOR PRESIDENT ID: P00013524".
  5. ^ "SCLP Presidential Debate". South Carolina Libertarian Party. Retrieved 2019.

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Party political offices
Preceded by
Nancy Lord
Libertarian nominee for Vice President of the United States
Succeeded by
Art Olivier

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