Credo Amouzouvik

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Credo Amouzouvik
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Tennessee, District 7
Bachelor'sBellevue University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
ProfessionFounder and CEO of the Homeffa Foundation
Campaign website
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Credo Amouzouvik was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 7th Congressional District of Tennessee.[1]


Campaign themes

According to Amouzouvik's website, his campaign themes included:

  • Education: "To have a strong economy, we need a strong education system. Therefore, we need to revise our education system..."
  • Economy: "...we know that as a country we are most successful when we invest in our people—middle-class families and small business owners—who can grow our economy from the bottom up."
  • Energy: " to pass comprehensive energy and climate legislation to protect our nation from the serious economic, environmental, and strategic risks that result from our reliance on foreign oil."[2]



See also: Tennessee's 7th Congressional District elections, 2012

Amouzouvik was defeated by incumbent Marsha Blackburn.[3] Amouzouvik ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Tennessee's 7th District. Amouzouvik ran unopposed in the August 2 Democratic primary. He faced incumbent Marsha Blackburn (R), William Akin (I), Jack Arnold (I), and Lenny Ladner (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Tennessee District 7 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Credo Amouzouvik 24% 61,679
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMarsha Blackburn Incumbent 71% 182,730
     Green Howard Switzer 1.8% 4,640
     Independent William Akin 1.1% 2,740
     Independent Jack Arnold 1.7% 4,256
     Independent Lenny Ladner 0.5% 1,261
Total Votes 257,306
Source: Tennessee Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


Amouzouvik and his wife, Yashica, live in Clarksville, TN with their children.

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