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Jon T. Haugen was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Washington. He lost in the general election.
Haugen is a retired Navy pilot.
According to his website, Haugen's campaign platform included the following issues:
- Bring home the troops from Afghanistan
- Index Medicare age requirements to those of social security
- Eliminate the income cap on Social Security
- See also: Washington's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012
Haugen ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Washington's 3rd District. He and Jaime Herrera Beutler advanced past the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and faced off during the general election on November 6, 2012. Beutler won.
Incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler (R) had the fundraising advantage as well as endorsements from the media. Haugen did not receive the state Democratic Party endorsement.
Beutler had a record of supporting tax cuts and pledged to continue to do so. Haugen wanted to bring home the troops from Afghanistan and supported the Affordable Care Act.
Breakdown of the source of Haugen's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Haugen lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Haugen's campaign committee raised a total of $13,478 and spent $13,480.
|U.S. House, Washington District 3, 2012 - Jon Haugen Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Jon Haugen's campaign committee|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Civil Servants/Public Officials||$250|
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 CNN "Washington Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"
- ↑ Jon Haugen campaign website "Home page," accessed August 3, 2012
- ↑ Jon Haugen campaign website "Issues," accessed August 3, 2012
- ↑ AP Primary Results
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Seattle Times "The Times recommends: Re-elect U.S. Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler in Washington's 3rd Congressional District," July 23, 2012
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- ↑ The (Lower Columbia) Daily News "Herrera Beutler challenger Haugen to hold town hall meeting in Longview," June 11, 2012
- ↑ Open Secrets, "Jon T. Haugen 2012 Election Cycle," accessed April 10, 2013