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was a 2012 Independent American Party
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 2nd Congressional District
Best was defeated by Republican incumbent Mark Amodei on November 6, 2012.
Best was born in Texas and joined the Navy as a storekeeper. He was honorably discharged for medical reasons. After graduating from Moorepark College, he worked for several companies, including Gulf Oil, Taco Bell, and Meritor Mortgage. He is currently the owner and operator of an independent mortgage company in northern Nevada.
- See also: Nevada's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012
Best ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 2nd District. Best ran as a candidate of the Independent American Party ticket.
|U.S. House, Nevada District 2 General Election, 2012
|| Samuel Koepnick
||Mark Amodei Incumbent
|| Michael L. Haines
||Independent American Party of Nevada
|| Russel Best
|Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
Breakdown of the source of Best's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Best was defeated by Mark Amodei in 2012. During that election cycle, Best's campaign committee raised a total of $7,617 and spent $7,617.
|U.S. House of Representatives, Nevada's 2nd Congressional District, 2012 - Russell Best Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Russell Best's campaign committee|
|Randall Terry for US House||$2,000
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|