Bob Barr

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Bob Barr
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Georgia, District 11
PartyRepublican
Websites
Campaign website
Bob Barr (b. November 5, 1948, in Iowa City, Iowa) was a Republican candidate for the United States House of Representatives in the 2014 elections. He ran in the 11th Congressional District of Georgia.[1]

He advanced past the Republican primary on May 20, 2014.[2] He was defeated by Barry Loudermilk in the Republican runoff primary on July 22, 2014.[3]

Biography

Education:[4]

  • 1966: Community High School, Tehran, Iran
  • 1970: B.A., University of Southern California (UCLA)
  • 1972: M.A., George Washington University, Washington, D.C.
  • 1977: J.D., Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C.

Career

  • 1970-1978: Central Intelligence Agency
  • 1986-1990: United States Attorney for the Northern District of Georgia
  • 1986-1990: Anti-drug coordinator for Department of Justice, Southeastern United States
  • 1987-1988; Head, Public Corruption Subcommittee for United States Attorney General
  • 1990-1991: President, Southeastern Legal Foundation
  • 1995-2003: United States House of Representatives

Barr was a 1992 unsuccessful candidate for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate.[4] He was also an unsuccessful 2008 Libertarian Party Presidential candidate.[4]

He was one of the managers appointed by the U.S. House in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of President Bill Clinton.[4][5]

Elections

2014

See also: United States House of Representatives elections in Georgia, 2014

Barr ran for election to the U.S. House, representing the 11th Congressional District of Georgia.[1] He advanced past the Republican primary on May 20, 2014.[2] He was defeated by Barry Loudermilk in the Republican runoff primary on July 22, 2014.[1][3]

U.S. House, Georgia District 11 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBarry Loudermilk 36.6% 20,862
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Barr 25.8% 14,704
Tricia Pridemore 17.1% 9,745
Edward Lindsey 14.8% 8,448
Larry Mrozinski 4% 2,288
Allan Levene 1.7% 962
Total Votes 57,009
Source: Georgia Secretary of State
U.S. House, Georgia District 11 Runoff Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBarry Loudermilk 66.1% 34,641
Bob Barr 33.9% 17,794
Total Votes 52,435
Source: Results via Associated Press

Polls

Republican primary
Poll Barry Loudermilk Bob BarrTricia PridemoreEd LindseyLarry MrozinskiAllan LeveneUndecidedMargin of ErrorSample Size
Magellan Strategies
July 7-8, 2014
49%28%0%0%0%0%23%+/-3.65719
Landmark Communications
May 19, 2014
28%25%12%16%1.4%1.7%16%+/-4.9400
Landmark/RosettaStone
April 17, 2014
25%23%11%8%0%0%26%+/-4.5500
RightPath
March 20-24, 2014
12.3%12.2%3.7%2.7%0.3%0.3%65.5%+/-4.08600
McLaughlin & Associates
March 10-11, 2014
13%25%4%15%0%0%41%+/-5.7300
AVERAGES 25.46% 22.64% 6.14% 8.34% 0.34% 0.4% 34.3% +/-4.57 503.8
Note: The polls above may not reflect all polls that have been conducted. Those displayed are a random sampling chosen by Ballotpedia staff. If you would like to nominate another poll for inclusion in the table, send an email to editor@ballotpedia.org

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Barr's reports.[6]

Bob Barr (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2013$0.00$251,782.90$(105,042.48)$146,740.42
October Quarterly[8]October 17, 2013$146,740.42$165,560.09$(206,835.20)$105,465.31
Year End[9]January 31, 2014$105,465$121,748$(133,347)$93,865
April Quarterly[10]April 15, 2014$93,865$122,514$(91,416)$124,963
Running totals
$661,604.99$(536,640.68)

See also

External links

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References