Jon Haugen

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Jon T. Haugen
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Washington, District 3
Campaign website
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Jon T. Haugen was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Washington. He lost in the general election.[1]

Haugen is a retired Navy pilot.[2]


Campaign themes


According to his website, Haugen's campaign platform included the following issues[3]:

  • Bring home the troops from Afghanistan
  • Index Medicare age requirements to those of social security
  • Eliminate the income cap on Social Security



See also: Washington's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Haugen ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Washington's 3rd District. He and Jaime Herrera Beutler advanced past the blanket primary on August 7, 2012 and faced off during the general election on November 6, 2012.[4] Beutler won.[1]

Incumbent Jaime Herrera Beutler (R) had the fundraising advantage as well as endorsements from the media.[5][6] Haugen did not receive the state Democratic Party endorsement.[6]

Beutler had a record of supporting tax cuts and pledged to continue to do so.[5] Haugen wanted to bring home the troops from Afghanistan and supported the Affordable Care Act.[7]

U.S. House, Washington District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJaime Herrera Beutler Incumbent 60.4% 177,446
     Democratic Jon T. Haugen 39.6% 116,438
Total Votes 293,884
Source: Washington Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors


Breakdown of the source of Haugen's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Haugen lost an election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Haugen's campaign committee raised a total of $13,478 and spent $13,480.[8]

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