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Falchuk currently resides in Auburndale, [[Massachusetts]], with his wife, Felicia Falchuk, and their three children. Falchuk is Jewish. His brother, Brad Falchuk, is co-creator of several hit TV shows including “Glee,” and his mother, Nancy Falchuk, is the immediate past president of Hadassah.<ref>[http://www.hadassah.org/site/c.keJNIWOvElH/b.7897125/k.866A/National_Board.htm ''Hadassah,'' National Board, accessed August 1, 2013]</ref>
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Falchuk {{2014isrunning}} for [[Massachusetts state executive official elections, 2014|election]] to the office of [[Governor of Massachusetts]]. Falchuk's candidacy is affiliated with the United Independent Party. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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In a biography Falchuk submitted to Ballotpedia, he described his political philosophy:
 
In a biography Falchuk submitted to Ballotpedia, he described his political philosophy:
  
 
"I and my supporters with the United Independent movement in Massachusetts are focused on socially progressive ideas and fiscally sensible solutions - an area where I believe the majority of voters in Massachusetts are. Nearly 53 percent of voters in Massachusetts are "unenrolled" - choosing not to be tied to either the Democratic or Republican parties. These millions of voters are looking for pragmatic, common-sense solutions rather than temporary, quick fixes or partisan sound bites. I believe that by taking the time to communicate with and build consensus among voters on innovative, forward-looking proposals and initiatives, we have a tremendous opportunity to improve what has become the "politics as usual" climate in Massachusetts, and show greater respect for voters' priorities and voices in the process."<ref name=submit>E-mail biography submission from candidate, received July 24, 2013</ref>
 
"I and my supporters with the United Independent movement in Massachusetts are focused on socially progressive ideas and fiscally sensible solutions - an area where I believe the majority of voters in Massachusetts are. Nearly 53 percent of voters in Massachusetts are "unenrolled" - choosing not to be tied to either the Democratic or Republican parties. These millions of voters are looking for pragmatic, common-sense solutions rather than temporary, quick fixes or partisan sound bites. I believe that by taking the time to communicate with and build consensus among voters on innovative, forward-looking proposals and initiatives, we have a tremendous opportunity to improve what has become the "politics as usual" climate in Massachusetts, and show greater respect for voters' priorities and voices in the process."<ref name=submit>E-mail biography submission from candidate, received July 24, 2013</ref>
  
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Falchuk {{2014isrunning}} for [[Massachusetts state executive official elections, 2014|election]] to the office of [[Governor of Massachusetts]]. Falchuk's candidacy is affiliated with the United Independent Party. {{Nov2014genelection}}
Falchuk currently resides in Auburndale, [[Massachusetts]], with his wife, Felicia Falchuk, and their three children. Falchuk is Jewish. His brother, Brad Falchuk, is co-creator of several hit TV shows including “Glee,” and his mother, Nancy Falchuk, is the immediate past president of Hadassah.<ref>[http://www.hadassah.org/site/c.keJNIWOvElH/b.7897125/k.866A/National_Board.htm ''Hadassah,'' National Board, accessed August 1, 2013]</ref>
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*[http://web1.ballotpedia.org/wiki/images/1/1e/Evan_Falchuk_plans_run_for_governor-State_House_News_Service.pdf Evan Falchuk plans run for governor-State House News Service (pdf)]
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*[http://blog.masslive.com/politics_impact/2013/07/independent_voter_network_news.html "Independent Voter Network News places Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate Evan Falchuk in nationwide list of top independent politicos"]
 
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*[http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/02/independent_health_care_execut.html "Independent Evan Falchuk announces run for Governor – MassLive.com"]
 
*[http://www.masslive.com/politics/index.ssf/2013/02/independent_health_care_execut.html "Independent Evan Falchuk announces run for Governor – MassLive.com"]
  
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*[http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/06/11/podium-politics/NKo6gsiJjL0Vbad8sEgPCM/story.html "The two-party lock on politics-The Boston Globe"]
 
*[http://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2013/06/11/podium-politics/NKo6gsiJjL0Vbad8sEgPCM/story.html "The two-party lock on politics-The Boston Globe"]
 
*[http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130625/OPINION/306250302 "Five Myths Duping Voters – The Standard Times/ SouthCoastToday.com"]
 
*[http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20130625/OPINION/306250302 "Five Myths Duping Voters – The Standard Times/ SouthCoastToday.com"]
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*[http://www.bestdoctors.com/ Best Doctors, Inc.]
 
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Revision as of 08:50, 22 August 2013

Evan Falchuk
Evan Falchuk.jpg
Candidate for
Governor of Massachusetts
PartyIndependent
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sLehigh University
J.D.University of Pennsylvania Law School
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
ReligionJewish
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
Evan Falchuk (b. November 19, 1969) was as a United Independent Party candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in the 2014 elections.[1]

Falchuk works as a business executive and an attorney.

Biography

Falchuk served from 1999 until 2013 on the executive team of Best Doctors, Inc., a Boston-based global health care company whose mission is to "provide people the right diagnosis and right treatment."[2] Prior to that, he practiced law in the District of Columbia. [3]

As an attorney for the Washington D.C. firm Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson, where he worked from 1994-1999, Falchuk focused on SEC enforcement.[2]

Falchuk earned his J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, and is a Phi Beta Kappa alumnus of Lehigh University, where he earned his B.A. in History. He is fluent in Spanish [4].

He serves on the Board of Directors of the National Coalition on Health Care. Previously, he served as a Corporate Fellow with the National Governors Association. In addition, he has played active advisory roles with the American Benefits Council, the Associated Industries of Massachusetts Health Care Committee, the National Business Group on Health and Vistage.[5][2]

Education

  • Bachelor's of Arts in history - Lehigh University
  • Juris Doctor - University of Pennsylvania Law School

Personal

Falchuk currently resides in Auburndale, Massachusetts, with his wife, Felicia Falchuk, and their three children. Falchuk is Jewish. His brother, Brad Falchuk, is co-creator of several hit TV shows including “Glee,” and his mother, Nancy Falchuk, is the immediate past president of Hadassah.[6]

2014 Campaign themes

In a biography Falchuk submitted to Ballotpedia, he described his political philosophy:

"I and my supporters with the United Independent movement in Massachusetts are focused on socially progressive ideas and fiscally sensible solutions - an area where I believe the majority of voters in Massachusetts are. Nearly 53 percent of voters in Massachusetts are "unenrolled" - choosing not to be tied to either the Democratic or Republican parties. These millions of voters are looking for pragmatic, common-sense solutions rather than temporary, quick fixes or partisan sound bites. I believe that by taking the time to communicate with and build consensus among voters on innovative, forward-looking proposals and initiatives, we have a tremendous opportunity to improve what has become the "politics as usual" climate in Massachusetts, and show greater respect for voters' priorities and voices in the process."[2]

Elections

Massachusetts Gubernatorial Elections, 2014

See also: Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 2014

Falchuk ran for election to the office of Governor of Massachusetts. Falchuk's candidacy is affiliated with the United Independent Party. The general election took place November 4, 2014.

Campaign Media

Television

CBS interviews Evan Falchuk, candidate for Governor of MA

News Articles

Published Articles and Letters by Falchuk

External links

Campaign on Facebook
Campaign on Twitter
Campaign on YouTube

See also

References