Election 101: Who is Gary Johnson?

Gary Johnson, who has already scaled Mt. Everest, has chosen the presidency as his next summit.

7. Does he have a chance?

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    Gary Johnson, popular former GOP governor of New Mexico meets with the Orange County Register's editorial board at the newspaper's Santa Ana, Calif. headquarters on May 19, 2010. Mr. Johnson announced on April 21 that he would run for president in 2012.
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“Yes,” says Boaz, “at this point you’d have to call him a long shot. But, he’s a long shot in a primary with no frontrunner and a Republican electorate who’s looking for somebody different.”

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