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Tom Wassa

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Tom Wassa
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 5
Campaign website
Tom Wassawas a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Michigan.


Wassa has worked as a firefighter, policeman, and city councilman for over 27 years.[1]


Campaign themes


On his website, Wassa expresses support for the following issues: pro life, second amendment rights, repealing the health care bill, worker's rights, the U.S. Constitution, strong defense and border, and fiscal responsibility.[2]



See also: Michigan's 5th Congressional District elections, 2012

Wassa ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Michigan's 5th District. He was defeated by Jim Slezak in the August 7 Republican primary.[3]

Michigan's 5th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Slezak 63.9% 16,929
Tom Wassa 36.1% 9,567
Total Votes 26,496

Campaign donors


Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Wassa's reports.[4]

Tom Wassa (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[5]March 31, 2012$2,000.00$2,510.00$(2,988.83)$1,521.17
July Quarterly[6]June 30, 2012$1,521.17$8,268.67$(4,892.88)$4,896.96
Running totals

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