Michael Badnarik
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Michael Badnarik

Libertarian

American software engineer

Austin, Texas
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Michael Badnarik

American software engineer
Summary
Experience
67
Years of Age
TXResidence (state)

Michael J. Badnarik (bad-NAR-ik; born August 1, 1954) is an American software engineer, political figure, and former radio talk show host. He was the Libertarian Party nominee for President of the United States in the 2004 elections, and placed fourth in the race, behind independent candidate Ralph Nader and the two major party candidates, George W. Bush and John Kerry. Two years later Badnarik ran as a Libertarian Party candidate in the 2006 congressional elections for Texas's 10th congressional district seat near Austin. In a three candidate field, Badnarik came in third, receiving 7,603 votes for 4.3% of the vote.

Experience

Education

  (1 - 2 of 2)  
Indiana University, Bloomington
Attended
1977
George Rogers Clark High School
Diploma
1972

Past Positions

  (1 - 2 of 6)  
Independent Computer Consultant
2001 - Current
Senior Trainer
Evolutionary Technologies International
1997 - 2001
Instructor
Constitutional History and Interpretation
2000 - Current
Programmer
Pacific Gas and Electric
1987 - 1997
Programmer
Northrup Corporation
1985 - 1987
Senior Programmer
Commonwealth Edison
1977 - 1985

Other Experience

  (1 - 2 of 3)  
Skydiving Instructor
United States Parachute Association
1998
Scoutmaster
Boy Scouts of America
1973 - 1997
Trainer
American Red Cross
1972 - 1981