Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) will appear on Montana's presidential ballot as the Constitution Party's candidate, according to

The libertarian-minded Paul, who campaigned the GOP nomination, said that he wouldn't play an active role in Montana but also wouldn't object to the Constitution Party of Montana tapping him as its nominee.

Paul received more than a fifth of the support of Republicans in Montana's June primary, which was won by John McCainJohn McCain McCain's cancer — The congressional peace maker Trump feud with Alaska senator intensifies Trump blasts lawmakers for voting down 'skinny' ObamaCare repeal MORE.

The state Republican Party also held a caucus in February. Paul came in second place, behind former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney (R). McCain placed third.

McCain was tied with Democrat Barack ObamaBarack ObamaPanetta on transgender ban: Trump should pay the military a visit White House declines to apologize to Boy Scouts Boy Scouts chief apologizes for Trump’s Jamboree address MORE in the latest Rasmussen poll of the state, which was conducted in late July.