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Buddy Roemer

Charles Elson "Buddy" Roemer III (born 4 October 1943) is an American politeecian an banker. He servit as the 52nt Govrenor o Louisiana frae 1988 tae 1992. He last servit as a member o the Unitit States House o Representatives frae 1981 tae 1988.

Roemer wis a candidate for the presidential nominations o the Republican Pairty an the Reform Pairty in 2012. He widrew frae those contests an soucht the 2012 Americans Elect presidential nomination till that group annoonced it would nae field a candidate in 2012 acause no candidate reached the required minimum threshold o support tae be leetit on its ballot. Buddy Roemer endorsed Gary Johnson, a govrenor o New Mexico, for U.S. Preses in 2012.

In Mairch 1991, while servin as govrenor, Roemer switchit his pairty frae the Democratic tae the Republican Pairty. In 2012, he acame a member o the Reform Pairty.