Barry J. Hess

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Barry J. Hess
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General electionNovember 4, 2014
Candidate for
Governor of Arizona
Bachelor'sFordham University
ProfessionDirector, Hess Foundation Trust
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Barry J. Hess (b. January 29, 1957 Garden City, MI) is a Libertarian candidate for Governor of Arizona in the 2014 elections.[1]

Hess previously ran for the office in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Hess was also a candidate for U.S. President in 2008 and U.S. Senate in 2000.


Hess earned his B.A. in English from Fordham University. He also attended Seton Hall Law School, Franklin Pierce Law Center, and the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth.

Hess serves as Director of the Hess Foundation Trust.[2]


  • B.A. in English - Fordham University



See also: Arizona Gubernatorial election, 2014

Hess is running for election to the office of Governor of Arizona.[1] Hess is the only Libertarian to qualify for the 2014 race. A Republican activist challenged Hess' nominating petitions, but enough of the disputed signatures were deemed valid by Maricopa County election officials to uphold his place on the general election ballot.[3] The general election takes place November 4, 2014.


See also: Arizona gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010

Hess won the Libertarian Party primary on August 24 with 44.82% of the vote. Bruce Olson came in second with 20.95%

Hess faced incumbent Jan Brewer (R), Terry Goddard (D), and Larry Gist (G) in the November 2 general election. Hess lost to Brewer.[4]

2010 Race for Governor - General Election[5]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Jan Brewer 54.33%
     Democratic Party Terry Goddard 42.47%
     Libertarian Party Barry J. Hess 2.24%
     Green Party Larry Gist 0.93%
     Write-In Janelle Woods 0.02%
     Write-In Cary Dolego >0.01%
     Write-In Anton Dowls >0.01%
Total Votes 1,728,081

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