Tom Wurtz

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Tom Wurtz
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Kentucky, District 4
Bachelor'sNorthern Kentucky University
ProfessionTom Wurtz Consulting Founder
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Tom Wurtz was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Kentucky. Wurtz was defeated by Thomas Massie in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012.[1]



  • Northern Kentucky University – Business


A brief synopsis of Wurtz's professional career include:

  • 1978 – 2008: Employed by The Sheakley Group in Cincinnati, Ohio
  • 2000: Created Sheakley’s Eagle Leadership Program
  • 2008 to present: Retired from Sheakley Group and founded Tom Wurtz Consulting



See also: Kentucky's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Wurtz ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Kentucky's 4th District. Wurtz sought the nomination on the Republican ticket.[3] Wurtz faced Alecia Webb-Edgington, Thomas Massie, Brian Oerther, Gary Moore, Marc Carey and Walter Christian Schumm in the Republican primary. Candidates wishing to run were initially required to file by the signature filing deadline of January 31, 2012. However because the legislature was unable to complete new redistricting maps on time, the deadline was pushed back one week.[4] The new deadline was February 7.[5] The primary elections were held on May 22, 2012.[6]

Kentucky's 4th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Massie 44.8% 19,689
Alecia Webb-Edgington 28.6% 12,557
Gary Moore 14.8% 6,521
Brian Oerther 0.6% 257
Tom Wurtz 1.4% 598
Marc Carey 1.8% 783
Walter Christian Schumm 8% 3,514
Total Votes 43,919


Wurtz has been married for 35 years, has three daughters and twin granddaughters.[2]

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