Anthony Flaccavento

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Anthony Flaccavento
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 9
PartyDemocratic
Personal
ProfessionFarmer, Consulting firm Director
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Anthony Flaccavento was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 9th Congressional District of Virginia. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on June 12, 2012. He was defeated by Morgan Griffith on November 6, 2012.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

According to Flaccavento's website, his campaign themes included:

  • Taxes: "Fair regulatory, tax, labor and economic policies that stop subsidizing the 1%, huge corporations and off-shoring jobs at the expense of small to mid-size businesses, middle class homeowners, local banks, family and organic farms, and clean energy."
  • Jobs: "Creating jobs through support for dynamic small businesses, sustainable farmers, local banks and credit unions and young entrepreneurs."
  • Healthcare: "Health care policy that provides access to all citizens and that encourages healthy living, preventative and primary care and local innovations that improve care and reduce cost."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

Flaccavento ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Virginia's 9th District. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary and faced Republican incumbent Morgan Griffith in the November general election.[3] He was defeated by Morgan Griffith on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 9 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Anthony Flaccavento 38.6% 116,400
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMorgan Griffith Incumbent 61.3% 184,882
     Write-In N/A 0.1% 376
Total Votes 301,658
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors

2012

Breakdown of the source of Flaccavento's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Flaccavento lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Flaccavento's campaign committee raised a total of $450,092 and spent $449,436.[5]

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