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was a 2012 Independent American Party
candidate who sought election to the U.S. House
to represent the 3rd Congressional District
. He was also the American Independent candidate
for the Clark 9
District of the Nevada State Senate
Jones was defeated by Republican incumbent Joe Heck on November 6, 2012.
Jones was born in Cleveland, Ohio. Upon graduation from St. Ignatius High School, he attended John Carroll University in University Heights, Ohio. At the age of 21, he married and moved to Alhambra, California, where he became a salesman for ADT Security Services. After two years, he went to work for the Lever Brothers Company, where he remained for 16 years. In the following years, he then ran a Sir Speedy franchise, a printing business, and an internet business. He has lived in Las Vegas since his retirement in 1996. In 2012, he was elected Chairman of the Clark County Independent American Party.
- See also: Nevada's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012
Jones ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 3rd District. Jones ran as a candidate for the Independent American Party.
|U.S. House, Nevada District 3 General Election, 2012
|| John Oceguera
||Joe Heck Incumbent
||Independent American Party of Nevada
|| Tom Jones
|| Jim Murphy
|Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"
- See also: Nevada State Senate elections, 2010
Jones was defeated in the November 2, 2010 general election.
Jones has been married to Raye Nell Jones for 37 years, with whom he has 3 children. He has two daughters from a previous marriage.
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