Mark Sullivan

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Mark Sullivan
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Former candidate for
U.S. House, Nebraska, District 3
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolDoniphan High School, 1969
Military service
Service/branchNebraska Air National Guard
Personal
BirthdayMay 20, 1951
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Campaign website
Mark Sullivan was a 2014 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Nebraska.[1] Sullivan ran uncontested for the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014. He was defeated by incumbent Adrian Smith (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.

He previously sought election to the same seat in 2012. He lost to incumbent Rep. Adrian Smith in the November general election.[2]

Biography

Raised in Doniphan, Nebraska, Sullivan graduated from Doniphan High School in 1969. He then went on to serve in the Nebraska Air Nation Guard from 1970 to 1976 and was honorably discharged.[3][4]

Sullivan is a fourth generation Nebraska farmer. He owns and operates Sullivan feedlot. Sullivan also farms approximately 500 acres around Doniphan.[3]

Elections

2014

See also: Nebraska's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2014

Sullivan ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Nebraska's 3rd District. Sullivan ran uncontested for the Democratic nomination in the primary on May 13, 2014.[5] He was defeated by incumbent Adrian Smith (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.

U.S. House, Nebraska District 3 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAdrian Smith Incumbent 75.4% 139,440
     Democratic Mark Sullivan 24.6% 45,524
Total Votes 184,964
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State

2012

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"

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Sullivan's reports.[6]

Mark Sullivan (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[7]April 11, 2013$2,795.95$97.37$(44.00)$2,849.32
July Quarterly[8]July 8, 2013$2,849.32$2,968.61$(3,452.32)$2,365.61
October Quarterly[9]October 11, 2013$2,365.61$3,637.26$(5,568.18)$1,434.69
Year-End[10]January 28, 2014$1,434.69$12,012.38$(8,118.06)$5,329.01
April Quarterly[11]April 14, 2014$5,329.01$16,909.83$(2,878.54)$19,360.30
Pre-Primary[12]April 30, 2014$19,360.30$640.00$(338.97)$19,661.33
July Quarterly[13]July 8, 2014$19,661.33$2,544.42$(5,147.01)$17,058.74
October Quarterly[14]October 13, 2014$17,058.74$17,835.35$(18,181.00)$16,713.09
Pre-General[15]October 23, 2014$16,713.09$0.00$(6,049.57)$10,663.52
Running totals
$56,645.22$(49,777.65)

2012

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.[16]

Mark Sullivan (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
July Quarterly[17]July 20, 2012$2,089.18$3,739.43$(3,347.95)$2,480.66
Pre-General Report[18]October 25, 2012$14,056.82$8,055.52$(20,729.27)$1,383.07
Running totals
$11,794.95$(24,077.22)

Personal

Sullivan and his wife, Karen, have four adult sons and two grandchildren.[3]

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References

  1. Nebraska Secretary of State, "Statewide Candidate List for May 13, 2014 Primary Election," accessed May 11, 2014
  2. Politico, "2012 House Race Results," accessed November 6, 2012
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Mark Sullivan for Congress, "About," accessed April 28, 2014
  4. The Wall Street Journal, "Mark Sullivan (D)," accessed April 28, 2014
  5. Associated Press, "Nebraska U.S. House Summary Vote Results," accessed May 13, 2014
  6. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan Summary Report," accessed May 13, 2014
  7. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan April Quarterly," accessed May 13, 2014
  8. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan July Quarterly," accessed May 13, 2014
  9. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan October Quarterly," accessed May 13, 2014
  10. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan Year-End," accessed May 13, 2014
  11. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan April Quarterly," accessed May 13, 2014
  12. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan Pre-Primary," accessed November 4, 2014
  13. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan July Quarterly," accessed November 4, 2014
  14. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan October Quarterly," accessed November 4, 2014
  15. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan Pre-General," accessed November 4, 2014
  16. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan Summary Report," accessed October 11, 2012
  17. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan July Quarterly," accessed October 11, 2012
  18. Federal Election Commission, "Mark Sullivan Pre-General Report," accessed October 31, 2012