Joe Galdo

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Joe Galdo
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 11
PartyGreen Party
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sFordham University
Master'sUniversity of Virginia
Websites
Campaign website
Joe Galdo was a 2014 Green Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 11th Congressional District of Virginia.[1] Joe Galdo lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

He was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 11th Congressional District of Virginia. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to Galdo's website, his campaign themes included:

  • Education: "No investment will pay better dividends for jobs, for insuring a robust economy, and for maintaining the vitality of our democratic form of government than providing a quality education for our nation's youth."
  • Economy: "In order to restore long term economic prosperity and low unemployment, these policies must be reversed.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Virginia's 11th Congressional District elections, 2014

Galdo ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 11th District.[1] Galdo ran as a Green Party candidate. Joe Galdo lost the general election on November 4, 2014.

Election results

U.S. House, Virginia District 11 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent 56.8% 106,726
     Republican Suzanne Scholte 40.3% 75,760
     Green Joe Galdo 0.9% 1,737
     Libertarian Marc Harrold 1.7% 3,263
     N/A Write-in 0.3% 527
Total Votes 188,013
Source: Virginia Department of Elections Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.

2012

See also: Virginia's 11th Congressional District elections, 2012

Galdo ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 11th District. He ran as a Green Party candidate. He faced Gerald Connolly (D), Chris Perkins (R), Peter Marchetti (I), Chris DeCarlo (I) and Mark Gibson (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4] He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent 61% 202,606
     Republican Chris Perkins 35.5% 117,902
     Green Joe Galdo 0.7% 2,195
     Independent Peter Marchetti 0.6% 1,919
     Independent Chris DeCarlo 0.9% 3,027
     Independent Mark Gibson 1.1% 3,806
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 788
Total Votes 332,243
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Galdo's reports.[5]

Joe Galdo (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2014$341.47$2,050.00$(83.17)$2,308.30
Running totals
$2,050$(83.17)

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Galdo's reports.[7]

Joe Galdo (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 15, 2012$100$207.46$(207.46)$100
July Quarterly[9]July 15, 2012$100$4,456.22$(2,685.22)$1,871
October Quarterly[10]October 15, 2012$1,866.62$9,304.85$(967.75)$10,203.72
Pre-General[11]October 24, 2012$10,203.72$614$(898.09)$9,919.63
Post-General[12]December 5, 2012$9,919.63$0$(120)$9,799.63
Running totals
$14,582.53$(4,878.52)

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