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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Colin Beavan''' was a 2012 [[Green Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 8th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He was defeated by [[Hakeem Jeffries]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/New York ''ABC News'', "2012 General Election Results," November 6, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}{{Retired candidate submit info}}'''Colin Beavan''' was a 2012 [[Green Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 8th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He was defeated by [[Hakeem Jeffries]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/New York ''ABC News'', "2012 General Election Results," accessed November 6, 2012]</ref>
 
==Biography==
 
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Beavan is the founder and executive director of the No Impact Project, a non-profit that helps people help their communities and their planet.  He is on the board of directors of New York City's Transportation Alternatives.  He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Liverpool.<ref>[http://votecolin.com/bio/ Campaign website "Bio"]</ref>
 
Beavan is the founder and executive director of the No Impact Project, a non-profit that helps people help their communities and their planet.  He is on the board of directors of New York City's Transportation Alternatives.  He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Liverpool.<ref>[http://votecolin.com/bio/ Campaign website "Bio"]</ref>
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Beavan ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|8th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Green Party ticket.  He was unopposed in the primary on June 26, 2012,<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref> and was defeated by [[Hakeem Jeffries]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/New York ''ABC News'', "2012 General Election Results," November 6, 2012]</ref>
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Beavan ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|8th District]]. He sought the nomination on the Green Party ticket.  He was unopposed in the primary on June 26, 2012,<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'', "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," accessed June 11, 2012]</ref> and was defeated by [[Hakeem Jeffries]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/New York ''ABC News'', "2012 General Election Results," accessed November 6, 2012]</ref>
 
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Beavan lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Beavan's campaign committee raised a total of $7,633 and spent $7,436.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY01&spec=N ''Open Secrets'', "Colin Beavan 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
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Beavan lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Beavan's campaign committee raised a total of $7,633 and spent $7,436.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY01&spec=N ''Open Secrets'', "Colin Beavan 2012 Election Cycle," accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Colin Beavan
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U.S. House, New York, District 8
PartyGreen Party
Education
Ph.D.University of Liverpool
Personal
ProfessionFounder and Executive Director of non-profit
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Colin Beavan was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of New York. He was defeated by Hakeem Jeffries on November 6, 2012.[1]

Biography

Beavan is the founder and executive director of the No Impact Project, a non-profit that helps people help their communities and their planet. He is on the board of directors of New York City's Transportation Alternatives. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Liverpool.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Beavan listed some of his campaign themes on his website:[3]

  • "Corporate money out of politics
  • A constitutional amendment making the right to vote inalienable
  • Massive voter registration and civic engagement promotion
  • Keeping youth out of prison (treatment not incarceration)
  • An end to stop and frisk
  • Food stamps for use at farmer’s markets
  • Tax breaks for sole proprietorships
  • Massive shift of military spending towards education
  • U.S. leadership on climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Community-based assisted living programs for the elderly
  • Encouragement of service rather than product-based economies
  • Prioritizing human connection before goods consumption."

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Beavan ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 8th District. He sought the nomination on the Green Party ticket. He was unopposed in the primary on June 26, 2012,[4] and was defeated by Hakeem Jeffries on November 6, 2012.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHakeem Jeffries 77.9% 184,038
     Republican Alan Bellone 7.5% 17,650
     Green Colin Beavan 1% 2,441
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 13.6% 32,163
Total Votes 236,292
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

Campaign donors

2012

Breakdown of the source of Beavan's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Beavan lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Beavan's campaign committee raised a total of $7,633 and spent $7,436.[6]

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