Scott Beasley

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Scott Beasley
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 6
PartyIndependent
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Scott Beasley was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 6th Congressional District of Tennessee.

Issues

Campaign themes

According to Beasley's website, his campaign themes included:

  • National debt: "Reducing the debt will not be an easy task as we have borrowed to the point we now have created an overwhelming dependency on borrowed money."
  • Social Security: "I believe it's important that everyone who is legally receiving Social Security benefits continue to get the same benefits they are currently getting."[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Tennessee's 6th Congressional District elections, 2012

Beasley was defeated by incumbent Diane Black.[2] Beasley ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 6th District. He ran as an Independent. He faced incumbent Diane Black (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 6 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDiane Black Incumbent 76.4% 184,383
     Green Pat Riley 9% 21,633
     Independent Scott Beasley 14.4% 34,766
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 459
Total Votes 241,241
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors

2012

As of August 10, 2012, Beasley did not have any contribution reports on file with the Federal Election Commission.

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