Jose Peixoto

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Jose Peixoto
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Florida, District 26
PartyRepublican
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 28, 1960
ProfessionEngineer
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Jose Peixoto was a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections. He ran in the 26th Congressional District of Florida.[1]

He was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 26th Congressional District of Florida.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Peixoto's campaign website listed the following issues:[2]

  • Security
Excerpt: "The possibility of terrorist attacks against our civilian population, our embassies and representations throughout the world as well as against our armed forces will always be constant. I will do as much as possible so that our Congress does not let lack the money necessary to always have the best training possible for our armed forces, our internal security services and intelligence services."
  • Veterans
Excerpt: "Our freedom and sovereignty would not be possible without a major contribution of our Veterans, but our nation is indebted to them and their families, because when they voluntarily signed a contract with any of our armed forces, they were given guarantees that they and their families would always be supported by us for their basic needs like education, work, housing, health ... but today we can see Veterans living in very poor situation, sometimes under bridges and overpasses."
  • Health
Excerpt: "We must first fight the huge fraud that exists against our system Medicare and Medicaid. As a congressman I will seek the best ways to combat and punish fraudsters. Also I will try to find a way to make the health insurance can be cheaper."
  • Foreign Policy
Excerpt: "As we are the largest Democratic Nation in the world we have to maintain our assistance to our allies and also to other nations that need our support, but as a Congressman I will not support any military sanction against anyone until all the dialog options are extinct. "
  • Politicians
Excerpt: "If the President of our Nation can only serve for eight years as a Congressman I will try to pass legislation that would limit both the Congress and the Senate to be the same. In the case of the Senate (12 years) and Congress (8 years)."

Elections

2014

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See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Florida, 2014

Peixoto ran for election to the U.S. House, representing the 26th Congressional District of Florida.[1] Peixoto failed to file prior to the filing deadline.[1]



2012

See also: Florida's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012

Peixoto was defeated by Democrat Joe Garcia in the general election.[3] Peixoto ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Florida's 26th District. Peixoto sought the nomination on the Independent ticket.[4] Candidates wishing to run needed to file by the signature filing deadline of June 8, 2012. The primary elections were held on August 14, 2012.

U.S. House, Florida District 26 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJoe Garcia 53.6% 135,694
     Republican David Rivera Incumbent 43% 108,820
     Independent Angel Fernandez 2.3% 5,726
     Independent Jose Peixoto 1.1% 2,717
Total Votes 252,957
Source: Florida Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors

2012

Breakdown of the source of Peixoto's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Peixoto lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Peixoto's campaign committee raised a total of $27,595 and spent $27,557.[5]


Personal

Peixoto and his wife, Bianca, have three children.[6]

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