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Corey Stapleton
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Montana, At-Large District
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolGreat Falls High School (1986)
Bachelor'sUnited States Naval Academy (1992)
Master'sTemple University (1995)
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Years of service1986 - 1997
Personal
ProfessionFormer naval officer; Financial advisor
Websites
Campaign website
Corey Stapleton was a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Montana. He was defeated by Ryan Zinke in the Republican primary on June 3, 2014.

Stapleton was previously a 2012 Republican candidate for Governor of Montana in the 2012 election.[1] He and his running mate, Bob Keenan, finished second in the June 5th primary election.[2] He served previously in the Montana State Senate.

Biography

Stapleton is a fourth generation Montanan raised in Great Falls. After graduating from Great Falls High School, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy where he attended nuclear power school. He earned an appointment to the Naval Academy and graduated with a degree in Engineering in 1992. He and his wife, Terry, returned to Montana in 1997 and he began a career as a financial advisor.[3]

In 2000, Stapleton was elected to the Montana State Senate. He won re-election in 2004 and in 2005 was elected Chairman of the Legislative Campaign Committee. During his final year in the legislature in 2007, he served as Minority Leader.[3]

He currently serves as President of the Montana School for the Deaf and Blind foundation.[3]

Education

  • Great Falls High School (1986)
  • B.S., Engineering, United States Naval Academy (1992)
  • MA, Political science, Temple University (1995)

Elections

2014

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Montana, 2014

Stapleton ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Montana's At-Large District. Stapleton sought the Republican nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014, but lost to Ryan Zinke.

U.S. House, Montana's At-Large District Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRyan Zinke 33.3% 43,766
Corey Stapleton 29.3% 38,591
Matt Rosendale 28.8% 37,965
Elsie Arntzen 6.8% 9,011
Drew Turiano 1.7% 2,290
Total Votes 131,623
Source: Montana Secretary of State - Official Primary Results

2012

See also: Montana gubernatorial and lieutenant gubernatorial election, 2012

Stapleton sought the Republican nomination for Governor of Montana. He and his running mate, former state Senator Bob Keenan, finished second in the June 5th Republican primary election.[2]

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Stapleton's reports.[4]

Corey Stapleton (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]April 12, 2013$0.00$140,151.27$(53,454.46)$86,696.81
July Quarterly[6]July 11, 2013$86,696.81$91,881.23$(101,409.98)$77,168.06
October Quarterly[7]November 4, 2013$77,168.06$67,751.27$(70,153.79)$74,765.54
Year-End[8]January 31, 2014$74,765.54$30,796.14$(48,125.47)$57,436.21
April Quarterly[9]April 15, 2014$57,436.21$43,231.38$(45,215.64)$55,451.95
Running totals
$373,811.29$(318,359.34)

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