Matt Helt

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Matt Helt
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Nebraska, District 2
Matt Helt was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Nebraska. He lost to incumbent Lee Terry.[1]


Helt was born in Sioux City, Iowa in 1975. Upon graduation from high school, he attended Buena Vista University in Storm Lake, Iowa, and then transferred to the University of Nebraska-Omaha, where he earned his B.A. He has worked as a project manager for Ameritrade. He currently works for a large ad agency in Omaha.[2]



See also: Nebraska's 2nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Helt ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nebraska's 2nd District. He faced Republican incumbent Lee Terry and Democrat John Ewing in the November general elections.

U.S. House, Nebraska District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic John Ewing 49.2% 129,767
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngLee Terry Incumbent 50.8% 133,964
Total Votes 263,731
Source: Nebraska Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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