Seth Hollist

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Seth Hollist
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 32
PartyLibertarian
Education
Associate'sWeber State University, 1999
Personal
ProfessionInformation Technology
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Seth Hollist was a 2012 Libertarian candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 32nd Congressional District of Texas.

Hollist has worked in information technology and been a political columnist for Examiner.com. He is affiliated with Ron Paul Dallas 2012, LP Dallas, and the Toyota Territory Off-roaders Association.[1]

Hollist was defeated by Republican incumbent Pete Sessions on November 6, 2012.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Hollist's campaign website listed the following issues:[3]

  • Requiring sunset and reauthorization requirements in all bills and passing a bill requiring all current federal laws to sunset in year 10 unless reauthorized.
  • A smaller, more reasonably sized and better-focused military . Ending the undeclared and unconstitutional wars and policing activities.
  • The Downsize DC Agenda.
  • Stopping socialistic UN agendas and other treaties that usurp the USA's sovereignty.
  • And refining and sharing his theoretical ideas found in "The Clean Slate and Improving Representation Amendment."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 32nd Congressional District elections, 2012

Hollist ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 32nd District. He ran as a Libertarian candidate. He ran against incumbent Pete Sessions (R) and Katherine Savers McGovern (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Texas District 32 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPete Sessions Incumbent 58.3% 146,653
     Democratic Katherine Savers McGovern 39.5% 99,288
     Libertarian Seth Hollist 2.3% 5,695
Total Votes 251,636
Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Personal

Hollist is married and has three children.[3]

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