Bob Ries

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Bob Ries
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 5
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Military
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
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Bob Ries is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Tennessee.[1] Ries defeated Chris Carter, John Smith and Ronnie Holden in the Republican primary on August 7, 2014.[2] Ries will face incumbent Jim Cooper, who ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, and independent Paul Deakin in November.

He was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 5th Congressional District of Tennessee.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Tennessee's 5th Congressional District elections, 2014

Ries is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 5th District.[1] Ries defeated Chris Carter, John Smith and Ronnie Holden in the Republican primary on August 7, 2014.[2] Ries will face incumbent Jim Cooper, who ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, and independent Paul Deakin in November. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, Tennessee District 5 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBob Ries 37.8% 11,384
Chris Carter 29.8% 8,975
John Smith 17.6% 5,306
Ronnie Holden 14.7% 4,419
Total Votes 30,084
Source: Results via Associated Press

2012

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

Ries ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 5th District. He was defeated by Brad Staats in the August 2, 2014 Republican primary.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee's 5th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Staats 26.4% 5,462
Justin Jones 16.4% 3,381
Bob Ries 26.2% 5,422
John Smith 20.3% 4,200
Tracey Tarum 10.7% 2,212
Total Votes 20,677

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Ries' reports.[5]

Bob Ries (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 8, 2014$4,321.48$0$(536.27)$3,785.21
Running totals
$0$(536.27)

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