Chris Long

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Chris Long
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Ohio, District 3
Prior offices
Reynoldsburg City Council
2009 - present
High schoolReynoldsburg High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Air Force
Years of service1976 - 1981
ProfessionReynoldsburg City Councilman
Campaign website
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Chris Long was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Ohio.[1]


Campaign themes

According to Long's website, his campaign themes included:

  • The Economy: "America is in desperate need of leadership that understands the importance of putting our unemployed back to work rather than just paying lip service to this crisis."
  • Energy: "If we are to remain a prosperous country, America must demand a real “all of the above” strategy that explores multiple sources of energy production..."[2]



See also: Ohio's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Long was defeated by Democrat Joyce Beatty.[3] Long ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Ohio's 3rd District. Long defeated John Adams in the Republican primary on March 6, 2012.

U.S. House, Ohio District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoyce Beatty 68.3% 201,897
     Republican Chris Long 26.3% 77,901
     Libertarian Richard Ehrbar III 3.2% 9,462
     Green Bob Fitrakis 2.2% 6,387
Total Votes 295,647
Source: Ohio Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
U.S. House, Ohio's 3rd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngChris Long 57.5% 16,711
John Adams 42.5% 12,335
Total Votes 29,046

Campaign donors


Above is a breakdown of funds for the 2012 election, according to source.

Long lost the United States House of Representatives election in 2012. During that election cycle, Long's campaign committee raised a total of $25,451 and spent $25,233.[4]

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