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Jason Greene

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Jason Greene
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Missouri, District 5
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwest Missouri State University
Master'sUniversity of Missouri Kansas City
Websites
Campaign website
Jason Greene was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing Missouri's 5th Congressional District. It was Greene's first time running for office. He was defeated by Jacob Turk in the Republican primary on August 7, 2012.[1]

Biography

Greene was born and raised in the Kansas City area. He earned his undergraduate degree in Social Science Education from Northwest Missouri State University. During the course of his studies, he also worked with the Department of Veteran Affairs with the National Veterans Business Development Corporation. He then returned to Kansas City to finish his graduate work in Political Science from the University of Missouri. For the past several years, Greene has taught Social Studies and coached in Raytown, Missouri.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Greene said he considers himself a "pro-liberty candidate" and would like to bring an "anti-establishment" attitude to Washington. Greene said he would advocate for:[3]

  • Sound economic growth
  • Real free market reforms
  • Foreign policy reform
  • Restoration of civil liberties
  • Constitutionalist mentality

Elections

2012

See also: Missouri's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

Greene ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Missouri's 5th District. He faced Jerry Nolte, Jacob Turk, and Ron Paul Shawd in the Republican primary. Greene was defeated by Jacob Turk in the Republican primary on August 7, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Missouri District 5 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJacob Turk 58.9% 24,814
Jerry Nolte 25.5% 10,734
Jason Greene 12% 5,067
Ron Paul Shawd 3.7% 1,542
Total Votes 42,157


Official video from campaign site

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