Mark Michael Noble (born July 3, 1976) is a computer engineer, and active Ohio politician, running for Lieutenant Governor in 2006, and as US Representative for Ohio's 15th congressional district in 2008. He currently holds the chairmanship of the Franklin County Libertarian Party.
Noble, born in Columbus, Ohio
, and graduate of Ohio State University
, began a career in politics in 2005, running for Lieutenant Governor
as a member of the Libertarian
party, and receiving 67,596 votes, well behind the winner, albeit nearly double that of the Green party
He was elected to the position of Franklin County Libertarian Party chairmanship in 2006, and re-elected in 2008.
His campaign for gun rights garnered him national publicity in 2007, including coverage of the Empty Holster Protest by Fox News.
Following a successful challenge to the unconstitutional ballot access laws with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Ohio in 2008, Noble was able to officially mount his candidacy for House of Representatives, Ohio's 15th district.
Previously, Noble has campaigned
of reduced regulation
, lower taxes
, personal responsibility
, reform of eminent domain
abuse, parental choice, and an adherence to the Constitution
and Bill of Rights