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was a 2012 Independent
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 9th Congressional District
Botelho was defeated by Democratic incumbent William Keating on November 6, 2012.
Botelho earned his undergraduate degree in Finance and Economics from UMass Dartmouth. As a senior, he landed an internship with Putnam Investments. He currently works as a financial reporting analyst, where he tracks and reports on funds that are heavily traded in derivatives. 
- See also: Massachusetts' 9th Congressional District elections, 2012
Botelho ran for the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Massachusetts' 9th District. Botelho ran as the Independent candidate. In the November general elections, he faced the winner of the Democratic primary, William Keating, and the winner of the Republican primary, Christopher Sheldon.
|U.S. House, Massachusetts District 9 General Election, 2012
||William Keating Incumbent
|| Christopher Sheldon
|| Daniel Botelho
|| All Others
|| Blank Votes
|Source: Massachusetts Secretary of State "Return of Votes"