Eric Weissmann

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Eric Weissmann
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Colorado, District 2
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York
Master'sUniversity of Colorado
Websites
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Eric Weissmann was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Colorado.

Biography

Weissmann earned his bachelor's degree from the extension program of the State University of New York. He went on to receive his Master's in Business Administration from the University of Colorado.

Weissmann founded Decisioneering, a software company that created over 100 jobs in Colorado. In 2000, he turned over the day-to-day operations of Decisioneering to others and began investing and acquiring other small businesses. Among them is Photo Stencil – a manufacturing business in Colorado Springs.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Weissmann stated the following about his political philosophy in a biographical submission to Ballotpedia.[1]

"It is my goal to reduce the size, scope, and cost of the federal government. I want to demolish the notion that Uncle Sam knows best. I believe American individuals and families make better decisions for themselves than the government, that government should be limited, that the Constitution is our owners’ manual, and liberty is our guidepost."

Elections

2012

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

Weissmann ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Colorado's 2nd District. He was defeated by Kevin Lundberg in the Republican primary on June 26, 2012.[2][3]

Colorado's 2nd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKevin Lundberg 53.3% 21,547
Eric Weissmann 46.7% 18,890
Total Votes 40,437

Personal

Weissman and his wife, Jennifer, have three children.[4]

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