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Barry J. Hess

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Barry J. Hess
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Former candidate for
Governor of Arizona
ProfessionDirector, Hess Foundation Trust
Barry J. Hess (b. January 29, 1957 Garden City, MI) was the 2010 Libertarian Party candidate for governor of Arizona. He previously ran for the office in 2002 and 2006. Hess was also a candidate for U.S. President in 2008 and U.S. Senate in 2000.

Hess earned his BA in English from Fordham University. He also attended Seton Hall Law School, Franklin Pierce Law Center, and the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth.

Hess serves as Director of the Hess Foundation Trust.[1]



See also: Arizona gubernatorial election, 2010 and Gubernatorial elections, 2010

Hess won the Libertarian Party primary on August 24 with 44.82% of the vote. Bruce Olson came in second with 20.95%

Hess faced incumbent Jan Brewer (R), Terry Goddard (D), and Larry Gist (G) in the November 2 general election. Hess lost to Brewer.[2]

2010 Race for Governor - General Election [3]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Republican Party Approveda Jan Brewer 54.33%
     Democratic Party Terry Goddard 42.47%
     Libertarian Party Barry J. Hess 2.24%
     Green Party Larry Gist 0.93%
     Write-In Janelle Woods 0.02%
     Write-In Cary Dolego >0.01%
     Write-In Anton Dowls >0.01%
Total Votes 1,728,081

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