John Cox (Alaska)

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John Cox
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Alaska, At-Large
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next primaryAugust 19, 2014
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1976-2006
Personal
BirthdayOctober 11, 1957
Place of birthColon, Panama
ProfessionPresident, Anchor Point, AK, Chamber of Commerce, Business Owner
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Campaign website
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John Cox is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Alaska.[1]

Cox was a 2012 Republican candidate who unsuccessfully sought election to the U.S. House to represent the At-Large Congressional District of Alaska.

Biography

Cox served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years. He is a professional locksmith and the owner of Smokin', a fine cigar and loose tobacco store. Cox is also the President of the Anchor Point Chamber of Commerce and current Chairman of Homer Friends of the NRA.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Cox's campaign website lists the following issues:[3]

  • Upholding the U.S. Constitution and the Alaska State Constitution
  • Protecting 2nd Amendmet rights
  • Keeping Alaska free of statewide income sales tax
  • Eliminating capital gains tax, and keep legal taxes low
  • Facilitating business investment in Alaska by developing energy and technology infrastructure

[4]

—John Cox's campaign website, http://www.johnrcoxforcongress.com/platform/

Elections

2014

See also: Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2014

Cox is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Alaska's At-Large District. Cox is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on August 19, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

2012

See also: Alaska's At-Large Congressional District elections, 2012

Cox ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Alaska's at-large District. He was defeated by incumbent Don Young in the Republican primary on August 28, 2012.[5][6]

Personal

Cox has three children and two grandchildren.[7]

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