Mitch Feikes

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Mitch Feikes
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 2
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolLa Porte High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Notre Dame
Master'sPurdue University
Personal
ProfessionReal Estate Developer and Broker
Websites
Campaign website
Mitch Feikes campaign logo
Mitch Feikes was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Indiana. His name did not appear on the final primary ballot and Jackie Walorski won the Republican nomination.[1]

Biography

He holds a bachelor's from the University of Notre Dame and a master's from Purdue University.[2]

Feikes is a builder, real estate developer, and real estate broker.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On his campaign website Feikes listed three leading issues that he was concerned about. They were:[3]

  • Cutting Government Spending: "Mandating a balanced budget, using business and market solutions to make government more efficient, effective and user friendly, evaluating current government spending and eliminating programs Americans do not need, protecting Medicare and Social Security, creating jobs that enable individuals to be self sufficient, paying taxes and not dependent on government programs"
  • Creating Jobs: Excerpt: "Create Jobs by: Adopting reasonable regulations that do not hinder job growth, reforming the tax code to give businesses motivation to invest in America and create jobs, and promoting energy independence by focusing on domestic resources."
  • Investing in our Future: "Investing in our future by strengthening education and innovation in our schools, encouraging post-graduate education for students who want to further their education in the hard sciences: Technology, Engineering, Physics, and Chemistry, and supporting research and development that discovers and implements advanced solutions to current issues such as our energy needs."

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Feikes ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Indiana's 2nd District. However, his name did not appear on the final primary ballot and Jackie Walorski won the Republican nomination.[1]

Personal

Feikes is the father of three children.[2]

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