|U.S. Senate, Rhode Island|
|Bachelor's||University of Colorado, Boulder|
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was a 2012 Republican
candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate
from Rhode Island
According to Barry Hinkley's website, his campaign themes included:
- Replacing the Tax code; "Introduce a new code with focus on simplification, broadening the base, taxing the cash economy, encouraging international competitiveness and attracting capital to America..."
- Afghanistan; "At a time when the US Government was defeated by a debt crisis and American schools and roads are crumbling, we can no longer afford to borrow nearly 40 cents on the dollar to pay for schools and roads in Afghanistan."
- Women's Rights; "I respect and support a woman’s right to make this choice for herself and I support existing Rhode Island law on this issue."
- See also: United States Senate elections in Rhode Island, 2012
Hinckley ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Rhode Island. Hinckley won the Republican primary unopposed. He was defeated in the general election by Sheldon Whitehouse (D).
|Democratic Primary for Congress
||Barry Hinckley||Not sure||Refused||Margin of Error||Sample Size
|"Campaign 2012 Exclusive Poll" February 20-23||50.1%||27.8%||19.6%||2.5%||+/-4.4||511|
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Hinckley was defeated by Sheldon Whitehouse in 2012. During that election cycle, Hinckley's campaign committee raised a total of $1,733,869 and spent $1,667,195.
|U.S. Senate, Pennsylvania, 2012 - Barry Hinckley Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Barry Hinckley's campaign committee|
|Bank of America||$23,000
|JPMOrgan Chase & Co||$10,250|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Securities & Investment||$141,400|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$60,450|