The 2016 Presidential campaign will be one for the history books. We have Hillary Clinton, perhaps the most corrupt politician in American history facing off against conservative businessman Donald Trump, who has never held office before.
But now, a Libertarian Presidential candidate for President has died!
Marc A. Feldman was a 2016 candidate in the Libertarian Party primary. He was found dead in a Cleveland-area hotel. This is shocking:
Marc A. Feldman, 56, of Beachwood was found at the America’s Best Value Inn in the 14000 block of Brookpark Road. The Cuyahoga County Medical Examiner’s Office has not released an official cause of death.
The Cleveland Clinic issued a statement saying: “We are saddened by the sudden loss of Dr. Feldman. He was a talented physician and will be missed.”
In May, Feldman lost the nomination to represent the Libertarian Party in the November presidential election. The party selected former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson.
Carla Howell, the party’s political director, was stunned to learn of Feldman’s death. She called the Feldman family home in Beachwood and spoke with a family friend who confirmed his death.
“This is absolutely horrible,” she said.
Nicholas Sarwark, chair of the party’s national committee, said: “We will miss his dedication as a member of the national committee and candidate for public office, but most of all, I will miss a good friend. He was a delightful, spirited, and dedicated Libertarian who inspired and won the hearts of many. Our deepest condolences to his family on their loss.”
He was discovered dead by police, after a hotel employee was alarmed when a woman who called Feldman’s room said he was unresponsive. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Saddened to hear of the passing of Liberty Champion Marc Feldman today. Wonderful sense of humor and a good guy.
— Gov. Gary Johnson (@GovGaryJohnson) June 23, 2016
Both Clinton and Trump are well known by voters, who hold strong views on each candidate. But their strong negatives are why the Libertarian Party is now polling between 10-15% nationally, which will definitely have a major impact on the Presidential race.
Let us pray for Feldman’s family during this difficult time. RIP.