John Ravenscroft

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John Ravenscroft
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Candidate for
Nebraska State Senate District 43
Education
High schoolValentine High School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of servicec. Vietnam War
Personal
ProfessionRancher/business owner
ReligionChristian
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John Ravenscroft was a 2012 candidate for District 43 of the Nebraska Unicameral.

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Campaign themes

2012

On his website, Ravenscroft expresses support for coal and ethanol as energy sources, reduced spending and taxes, veterans' affairs, "empowering parents and teachers to make decisions with less government bureaucracy," the right to bear arms, the death penalty "for the most heinous crimes and criminals," "tougher penalties for sexual predators," parental notification laws, and English as "the official language." He defines marriage as being "between a man and a woman," and life as beginning "at conception." He opposes "amnesty, welfare benefits, driver’s license and in-state tuition for illegal immigrants."[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Nebraska State Senate elections, 2012

Ravenscroft ran for election in the 2012 election for Nebraska State Senate District 43. Ravenscroft advanced past the May 15 primary election and was defeated by Al Davis in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Nebraska State Senate, District 43, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Nonpartisan Green check mark transparent.pngAl Davis 51.8% 8,750
     Nonpartisan John Ravenscroft 48.2% 8,137
Total Votes 16,887
Nebraska State Senate District 43 Nonpartisan Primary Nonpartisan Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn W. Ravenscroft Incumbent 38.6% 3,210
Green check mark transparent.pngAl Davis 21.6% 1,801
Cash Ostrander 21% 1,747
Earl M. Jones 8.9% 740
Jack Andersen 6.6% 550
Ernest R. Fellows 2% 166
Michael Jacobson 1.3% 108
Total Votes 8,322

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