John Cox (Alaska)

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John Cox
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Alaska, At-Large
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1976-2006
Personal
BirthdayOctober 11, 1957
Place of birthColon, Panama
ProfessionPresident, Anchor Point, AK, Chamber of Commerce, Business Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Campaign website
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John Cox was a 2014 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Alaska.[1] He was defeated by incumbent Don Young in the Republican primary.[2]

Cox was a 2012 Republican candidate who unsuccessfully sought election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Alaska.

Biography

Cox served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years. He is a professional locksmith and the owner of Smokin', a fine cigar and loose tobacco store. Cox is also the President of the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce and current Chairman of Homer Friends of the NRA.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Cox's campaign website listed the following issues:[4]

  • Upholding the U.S. Constitution and the Alaska State Constitution
  • Protecting 2nd Amendmet rights
  • Keeping Alaska free of statewide income sales tax
  • Eliminating capital gains tax, and keep legal taxes low
  • Facilitating business investment in Alaska by developing energy and technology infrastructure

[5]

—John Cox's campaign website, http://www.johnrcoxforcongress.com/platform/

Elections

2014

See also: Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2014

Cox ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Alaska's At-Large District. Cox was defeated by incumbent Don Young in the primary on August 19, 2014.[2]

2012

See also: Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

Cox ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Alaska's at-large District. He was defeated by incumbent Don Young in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012.[6][7]

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Cox's reports.

John Cox (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[8]April 9, 2013$1,042$0$(20)$1,022
July Quarterly[9]July 8, 2013$1,022$0$(0)$1,020
October Quarterly[10]October 5, 2013$1,020$0$(0)$870
Year-End[11]January 6, 2014$870$0$(171)$699
April Quarterly[12]April 13, 2014$699$0$(0)$1,899
July Quarterly[13]July 10, 2014$1,899$0$(0)$4,299
Running totals
$0$(191)

Personal

Cox has three children and two grandchildren.[14]

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