This is the first in a series of interviews of Libertarians who’ll be on the ballot in Wake County. We’re starting with those running for the General Assembly.
Mike Munger is the Libertarian candidate for North Carolina House of Representatives in District 34.
Mike grew up on an orange farm in rural central Florida. He graduated from Davidson College in 1980 and has lived in North Carolina for most of his life.
Dr. Munger, Mike, is director of undergraduate studies and professor of political science at Duke University. He also directs Duke’s philosophy, politics, and economics certificate program. And he’s a noted author and lecturer. He’s been at Duke for 23 years.
Mike was the Libertarian candidate for governor in 2008 in that race it accomplished two first: he was the first so-called third party candidate to appear in a televised debate. Second, he got three percent of the vote, making the Libertarian Party the first new party to retain ballot access via the ballot.