Mark Gibson (Virginia)

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Mark Gibson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 11
PartyIndependent
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ProfessionChief Operating Officer
Websites
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Mark Gibson is a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 11th Congressional District of Virginia.[1]

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.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

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."[3]

Elections

2014

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

Gibson is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 11th District.[1] Gibson is running as an Independent candidate. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

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.[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"

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