was a 2014 Independent
candidate seeking election to the U.S. House
to represent the 11th Congressional District
He failed to qualify as a candidate with the Virginia Department of Elections, having submitted insufficient qualified ballot petition signatures.
He was a 2012 Independent 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.
According to Gibson's website, his campaign themes included:
- Taxes: "Scrap everything and start fresh with a broad-based system that draws from three revenue sources: sales transactions, wage income, and investment income.
- Budget: "The long-term goal for the budget must be debt reduction to ease the burden of interest payments that now exceed 6 percent of the budget."
- Healthcare: "Reduce government's footprint – currently 50 percent of all U.S. healthcare spending – while seeking economies of scale."
- See also: Virginia's 11th Congressional District elections, 2014
Gibson ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 11th District. He failed to file with the Virginia Department of Elections prior to the filing deadline.
- See also: Virginia's 11th Congressional District elections, 2012
Gibson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 11th District. He ran as an Independent candidate. He faced Gerald Connolly (D), Chris Perkins (R), Peter Marchetti (I), Chris DeCarlo (I) and Joe Galdo (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.
|U.S. House, Virginia District 11 General Election, 2012
||Gerald Connolly Incumbent
|| Chris Perkins
|| Joe Galdo
|| Peter Marchetti
|| Chris DeCarlo
|| Mark Gibson
|Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"
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- ↑ 1.0 1.1 Federal Election Commission, "Mark Gibson for Congress," accessed March 11, 2014
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Commonwealth of Virginia Department of Elections, "List of Candidates," accessed July 24, 2014
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 ABC News, "2012 General Election Results," accessed November 6, 2012
- ↑ Gibson for Congress, "Issues," accessed September 26, 2012
- ↑ Virginia.gov, "Virginia candidate lists"