Jack J. Woehr

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Jack J. Woehr
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Former candidate for
Colorado House of Representatives, District 25
PartyLibertarian
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
ProfessionComputer programmer
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Campaign website
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Jack J. Woehr was a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 25 of the Colorado House of Representatives. He ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in 2012.

Biography

Woehr's professional experience includes working as a computer programmer for 30 years and Contributing Editor for Dr. Dobb's, a software development blog and website, for 20 years.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Woehr's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

  • Education
Excerpt: "Our fine R-1 school class sizes could be smaller."
  • Drinking water
Excerpt: "Our tap water could be free from uranium contamination from the abandoned Cotter mine."
  • Marijuana
Excerpt: "Some fine-tuning of the laws resulting from cannabis legalization is needed."
  • Fracking
Excerpt: "My feeling is that the best way to fight fracking is to use less oil. Get a push mower. Ride a bike, not an ATV. Camp in a tent, not an RV. Sail, don't motorboat. Get a horse!"
  • Climate change
Excerpt: "'Global warming' is media buzz. 'Industrial civilization's effluents as an influence on climate change' is science. The former is misleading, as, for instance, melting icecaps on a warming planet can cause colder winters. 'Global warming' serves corporatist interests and their media boosters as a tool to deny established science. Educated voters will always vote with science, but be aware that government solutions to the crisis in climate change are often shell games arranged to conceal business as usual. Real change will come about when responsible individual citizens learn to use less energy."

Elections

2014

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Colorado House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 31, 2014. Janet Doyle was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Jon Keyser was unopposed in the Republican primary. Keyser defeated Doyle and Jack J. Woehr (L) in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Colorado House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Keyser 52.2% 21,300
     Democratic Janet Doyle 43.2% 17,653
     Libertarian Jack J. Woehr 4.6% 1,875
Total Votes 40,828

2012

See also: Colorado House of Representatives elections, 2012

Woehr ran in the 2012 election for Colorado House of Representatives District 25. He ran unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Libertarian primary. He was defeated by incumbent Cheri Gerou in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7]

Colorado House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCheri Gerou Incumbent 54.6% 25,835
     Democratic Lorna Idol 40.2% 19,006
     Libertarian Jack J. Woehr 5.2% 2,448
Total Votes 47,289

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