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Ned Ryun

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Ned Ryun
President, American Majority
Date of birthFebruary 28, 1973
Websites Personal website
Ned Ryun is the President of American Majority[1], an organization that identifies and trains limited government candidates and activists who will become involved in local government, school district governance, or state legislatures.[2]

Ryun is the editor of, a website on which he publishes two podcast series on American Revolutionary War history and the drafting of the Constitution. He is married to Becca Parker Ryun, has four children, and lives in Purcellville, Virginia.

American Majority

American Majority logo

In 2008, Ned Ryun founded American Majority, Inc., an organization that identifies and trains grassroots candidates for state and local elections. He currently serves as the group's president. American Majority is a nonprofit, nonpartisan 501(c)(3) organization.

Wisconsin Protests

Ryun and American Majority gained unprecedented national notoriety during the 2011 Wisconsin protests over the state's 2011 budget. While predominantly liberal protesters and members of Wisconsin labor unions filled the Wisconsin State Capitol demanding that the Wisconsin Budget Repair Bill be defeated, Ryun and other organizations affiliated with the Tea Party organized a February 20th counter-rally to support Wisconsin governor Scott Walker outside of the state capitol building. Speaking alongside Ryun were Andrew Breitbart, Herman Cain, novelist Brad Thor and others.[3]

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