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 McCainEx-Bush aide Nicolle Wallace to host MSNBC show Meghan McCain: Obama 'a dirty capitalist like the rest of us' Top commander: Don't bet on China reining in North Korea 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 ObamaTrump blames Obama for vetting of Flynn Microsoft hires former FTC commissioner Let’s never talk about a government shutdown — ever again MORE in the latest Rasmussen poll of the state, which was conducted in late July.