Bob Fuehr

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Bob Fuehr
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Utah, District 4
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next primaryJune 24, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sCase Institute of Technology
Master'sHarvard University
Personal
Place of birthErie, Pennsylvania
ProfessionTelecommunications Executive
Websites
Campaign website
Bob Fuehr is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Utah.[1]

He was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Utah.

Biography

Fueher earned his bachelor's at the Case Institute of Technology. He earned his M.B.A. from Harvard University. He served as the Director of Business and Economic Development for the State of Utah during the Olympics.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Fuehr's campaign website lists the following issues:[3]

This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.

  • Getting Americans Back to Work: "The most critical issue facing us today is getting Americans back to work. So many of society’s problems decrease when people are working; less domestic violence, fewer broken families, more money for cities and states for education, less homelessness and so on."
  • The Budget Deficit: "The size of the current budget deficit hurts job creation, America’s competitiveness and even our national security. The budget and the growth in the national debt must be reduced by reducing the scope of federal activities and returning many functions back to the states, increasing the efficiency of the government operations and greater scrutiny of the current tax code."
  • National Defense: "Ronald Reagan once said, “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none came about because the U.S. was too strong.” I agree that maintaining a strong national defense is vital to the well-being of our citizens. Congress needs to fully fund our military and recognize that now is not the time to implement the funding reductions recommended by this Democratic administration."
  • Education: "Our children’s education is best handled closest to home. It is not an appropriate role for the federal government. Parents, not Washington, know what is best for their children. Until we can lower taxes, the Department of Education needs to reduce the scope of their involvement and return the money back to the states as unrestricted block grants in proportion to the amount of tax money paid by the state."
  • Immigration Reform: "Immigration is a federal responsibility as outlined in the Constitution but the federal government isn’t doing anything to solve the problem. A reform of our immigration policies is long overdue and the need gets more acute every day. The Utah Compact provides a good outline of humanitarian principles that can guide our behavior, but to effectively solve the problem, we must take positive action."

—Bob Fuehr's campaign website, http://www.bobfuehr.com/issues/

Elections

2014

See also: Utah's 4th Congressional District elections, 2014

Fuehr is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Utah's 4th District. Fuehr is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on June 24, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.[4]

2012

See also: Utah's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Fuehr ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Utah's 2nd District. He was defeated by Chris Stewart in the Republican convention.[5]

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Fuehr's reports.

Bob Fuehr (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 8, 2013$0$0$(0)$0
July Quarterly[7]July 9, 2013$0$0$(0)$0
October Quarterly[8]October 1, 2013$0$0$(0)$0
Year-End[9]January 3, 2014$0$0$(0)$0
Running totals
$0$(0)

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