ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — The deep unpopularity of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton has led to an unprecedented level of excitement at the Libertarian Party’s presidential nominating convention in Orlando this year.
Libertarian officials said Friday as the four-day convention began that 985 delegates and 344 alternates were attending from all 50 states — a record.
They also say dues-paying members have increased by 30 percent since the beginning of the year.
Former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, and his running mate, former Massachusetts Gov. William Weld, are considered front-runners.
Not running for office, but mingling with the crowd were Iron Man and Frozen’s Elsa, who were attending a comic-book convention at the same resort.
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