Jim Liljeberg

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Jim Liljeberg
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Mississippi, District 3
Campaign website
Jim Liljeberg was a 2014 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Mississippi.[1] He lost in the Democratic primary on June 3, 2014.


Liljeberg is a longtime Mississippi resident. He teaches high school Math.[2]


Campaign themes


Liljeberg listed the following issues on his campaign website:[2]

  • Minimum wage
Excerpt: "Jim would first RAISE THE MINIMUM WAGE, so that people who work full time are not living in poverty."
  • Education
Excerpt: "Higher education is becoming financially out of reach for ordinary folks more and more each year, and it’s time for a new 'G.I. bill' for all working people, to send Americans to college for very little cost."
  • National security
Excerpt: "Jim also believes we need to protect our basic freedoms and liberties and stop the NSA spying, the drones, and the ability to imprison Americans without a trial."
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "We do not need to raise a penny of taxes, either."



See also: Mississippi's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Liljeberg ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Mississippi's 3rd District. Liljeberg lost the Democratic nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014.

U.S. House, Mississippi District 3 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDoug Magee 48.2% 7,738
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Quinn 36.3% 5,820
Jim Liljeberg 15.5% 2,490
Total Votes 16,048
Source: Mississippi Secretary of State - Official Democratic primary results


Liljeberg is married with three children.[2]

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