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Robert Roots
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Montana
PartyLibertarian
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sMontana State University Billings, Sociology
Master'sRoger Williams University, Criminal Justice
J.D.Roger Williams University School of Law
Ph.D.University of Nevada-Las Vegas, Sociology
Personal
ProfessionCriminologist, Professor, Writer
Websites
Campaign website
Roger Roots is a 2014 Libertarian candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Montana.[1] He ran uncontested for the Libertarian nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014.[2]

Roots was previously the 2012 Libertarian candidate for Montana Secretary of State.

Biography

Roots' academic credentials include a bachelor's and master's degree as well as a J.D. and Ph.D. As of 2012, he worked as the Assistant Professor of Behavioral Sciences and criminal justice at the New York Institute of Technology. He received the Grand Prize from The National Lawyers Guild for authoring the article "Permanent Emergency: The Forgotten History of the New Deal Constitution," about the role of law in times of national crisis.[3]

Education

  • B.S., Sociology, Montana State University-Billings (1996)
  • M.S. Criminal Justice, Roger Williams University (1999)
  • J.D. Roger Williams University School of Law (2001)
  • Ph.D, Sociology, University of Nevada-Las Vegas (2004)

Elections

2014

See also: United States Senate elections in Montana, 2014

Roots is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent Montana. Roots ran uncontested for the Libertarian nomination in the primary on June 3, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Montana secretary of state election, 2012

Roots ran for secretary of state as a Libertarian candidate. He faced incumbent Linda McCulloch (D) and Brad Johnson (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.

Campaign donors

2012

Roots lost the election to the position of Montana Secretary of State in 2012. During that election cycle, Roots raised a total of $100.


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