Michael L. Haines

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Michael L. Haines
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Nevada, District 2
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Michael L. Haines was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 2nd Congressional District of Nevada.

Haines was defeated by Republican incumbent Mark Amodei on November 6, 2012.[1]


Haines was born in Corpus Christi, Texas in 1968, and graduated from Saddleback High School in Santa Ana, California in 1986. He started his career as an automotive parts driver, eventually opening his own business, Haines Auto Transport, in 2008.[2]



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

Haines ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 2nd District. Haines ran as an Independent candidate. He was defeated by Mark Amodei.

U.S. House, Nevada District 2 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Samuel Koepnick 36.2% 102,019
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMark Amodei Incumbent 57.6% 162,213
     Independent Michael L. Haines 4% 11,166
     Independent American Party of Nevada Russel Best 2.1% 6,051
Total Votes 281,449
Source: Nevada Secretary of State "U.S. House of Representatives Results"


Michael and his wife, Silvia, live in Reno with their two children.[2]

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