|U.S. Senate, North Carolina|
|Elections and appointments|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
Haugh is a pizza delivery man.
Splitting the Republican vote
Haugh may not have enough support to win the general election against Kay Hagan and Thom Tillis, but for a third party candidate, he has been doing remarkably well in the polls. His increasing involvement has been worrying many Republicans, who fear that he might be siphoning votes away from Tillis and increasing Hagan's chances of winning the Senate seat in November. Although Haugh does not have anywhere near the cash on hand of Hagan or Tillis, he has been staying active by creating YouTube videos and asking for Bitcoin donations.
Haugh lists the following theme on his campaign Facebook page:
"I am running because I want to stop all war. Not only real war but metaphorical war as well.
We have to stop our wars abroad. American taxpayers should not be paying for the deaths of others around the world. I stand against drone warfare in particular. We need to stop exporting arms to other governments and quasi-governmental groups. We must end all government policies that spread violence at home and abroad.
We have to stop the culture wars. There is no political solution which starts with half of the population dropping dead. Every person deserves respect and dignity simply for being human. Culture warriors portray their opponents as less than human, causing violence and hatred to spread. We would be well served to start approaching our political and social differences in terms of right and wrong, not good and evil. We must reason with each other, not try to destroy each other.
We have to stop the wars against our own people. The militarization of our police must change course. Police violence against the citizens they are sworn to protect and serve is growing at an alarming rate. The massive assaults against our electronic privacy also create a government based on intimidation rather than service. We must reform our relationship with those we charge to tend to our security."
Haugh is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. Senate, to represent North Carolina. Haugh won the Libertarian nomination in the primary on May 6, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.
|U.S. Senate, North Carolina Libertarian Primary, 2014|
|Source: Results via the North Carolina State Board of Elections|
- Without much campaign funding, Haugh does not have the means of producing cable television ads. However, he has released a series of YouTube videos.
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