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Mark Sullivan

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Mark Sullivan
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Nebraska, District 3
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Mark Sullivan was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska. He lost to incumbent Rep. Adrian Smith in the November general election.[1]


Sullivan is a fourth generation Nebraska farmer. After graduating from Doniphan High School, he served 6 years in the Nebraska Air National Guard before being honorably discharged.[2]



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

Sullivan ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nebraska's 3rd District. He ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. He faced incumbent Rep. Adrian Smith in the November general election.

U.S. House, Nebraska, District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Mark Sullivan 25.8% 65,266
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith Incumbent 74.2% 187,423
Total Votes 252,689
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Sullivan's reports.[3]

Mark Sullivan (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[4]July 20, 2012$2,089.18$3,739.43$(3,347.95)$2,480.66
Pre-General Report[5]October 25, 2012$14,056.82$8,055.52$(20,729.27)$1,383.07
Running totals


He and his wife, Karen, have four adult sons.[2]

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