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}}{{tnr}}'''Hector Castillo''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013#District 35|District 35]] of the [[New Jersey State Senate]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-state-senate-0412.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates", Accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Hector Castillo''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013#District 35|District 35]] of the [[New Jersey State Senate]].<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-candidates-state-senate-0412.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official 2013 Primary Candidates," accessed April 15, 2013]</ref>
  
 
Castillo ran for [[Governor of New Jersey]] as an independent in 2005 but lost to [[Jon Corzine]].<ref name="njs"/>
 
Castillo ran for [[Governor of New Jersey]] as an independent in 2005 but lost to [[Jon Corzine]].<ref name="njs"/>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
Castillo earned his BA in Biography and Chemistry from Seton Hall University. He later received a Masters of Administrative Science from Farleigh Dickinson University. Castillo completed graduate work in Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine at Columbia University. Castillo was an ophthalmologist before retirement.<ref name=Castillo>[http://teapartycheer.com/bios/mid-atlantic/new-jersey/hector-castillo-nj-bio/ ''Tea Party Cheer,'' "Biography of Dr. Hector Castillo," Accessed May 16, 2013]</ref>
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Castillo earned his B.A. in Biography and Chemistry from Seton Hall University. He later received a Master's of Administrative Science from Farleigh Dickinson University. Castillo completed graduate work in Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine at Columbia University. Castillo was an ophthalmologist before retirement.<ref name=Castillo>[http://teapartycheer.com/bios/mid-atlantic/new-jersey/hector-castillo-nj-bio/ ''Tea Party Cheer,'' "Biography of Dr. Hector Castillo," accessed May 16, 2013]</ref>
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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Castillo wanted college to be more affordable and intended to combat corporate fraud.<ref name="njs"/>
 
Castillo wanted college to be more affordable and intended to combat corporate fraud.<ref name="njs"/>
  
According to his website, Castillo's campaign platform included the following issues<ref>[http://drhectorcastilloforcongress.com/Issues.html ''Hector Castillo campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed June 1, 2012]</ref>:
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According to his website, Castillo's campaign platform included the following issues<ref>[http://drhectorcastilloforcongress.com/Issues.html ''Hector Castillo campaign website'', "Issues," accessed June 1, 2012]</ref>:
 
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:: ''See also: [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013]]''
 
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Castillo ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 35. Castillo was defeated by [[Lynda Gallashaw]] in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," Accessed July 26, 2013]</ref>
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Castillo ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013|New Jersey State Senate]] District 35. Castillo was defeated by [[Lynda Gallashaw]] in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 5, 2013.<ref>[http://nj.gov/state/elections/2013-results/2013-official-primary-results-state-senate.pdf ''New Jersey Department of State'', "Official Primary Election Results," accessed July 26, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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Castillo ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in New Jersey, 2012|New Jersey's]] [[New Jersey's 9th congressional district elections, 2012|9th District]]. He lost to [[Shmuley Boteach]] in the June 5 Republican primary.<ref name="ny"/><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-information.html#2 New Jersey Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"]</ref>
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Castillo 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 Jersey, 2012|New Jersey's]] [[New Jersey's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012|9th District]]. He lost to [[Shmuley Boteach]] in the June 5, 2012, Republican primary.<ref name="ny"/><ref>[http://www.state.nj.us/state/elections/election-information.html#2 New Jersey Secretary of State "2012 Primary Results"]</ref>
 
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==See also==
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*[[New Jersey's 9th Congressional District]]
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*[[New Jersey's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012]]
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*[[United States House of Representatives]]
  
 
==External links==
 
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* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/43273/hector-castillo#.UZU5xkpG12o Project Vote Smart biography]
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* [http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/43273/hector-castillo#.UZU5xkpG12o Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=90728 Follow the Money profile]
 
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* [https://www.facebook.com/hector.castillo.79462 Facebook page]
 
* [https://www.facebook.com/hector.castillo.79462 Facebook page]

Latest revision as of 16:49, 23 May 2014

Hector Castillo
Hector Castillo.jpg
Candidate for
New Jersey State Senate, District 35
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolPaul VI Regional High School
Bachelor'sSeton Hall University
Master'sFarleigh Dickinson University
M.D.Columbia University
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Hector Castillo was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 35 of the New Jersey State Senate.[1]

Castillo ran for Governor of New Jersey as an independent in 2005 but lost to Jon Corzine.[2]

Biography

Castillo earned his B.A. in Biography and Chemistry from Seton Hall University. He later received a Master's of Administrative Science from Farleigh Dickinson University. Castillo completed graduate work in Ophthalmology and Internal Medicine at Columbia University. Castillo was an ophthalmologist before retirement.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Castillo's campaign literature listed the following issues:[4]

  • Lower taxes for all working families
  • Stabilize and defend social service for the poor
  • Increase scholarship and make college affordable
  • Promote small business growth - the engine of our economy
  • Crack down on fraud and abuse in New Jersey

2012

Castillo wanted college to be more affordable and intended to combat corporate fraud.[2]

According to his website, Castillo's campaign platform included the following issues[5]:

  • Lower taxes
  • Secure Social Security and Medicare
  • Define marriage as between one man and one woman

Elections

2013

See also: New Jersey State Senate elections, 2013

Castillo ran in the 2013 election for New Jersey State Senate District 35. Castillo was defeated by Lynda Gallashaw in the June 4 Republican primary. The general election took place on November 5, 2013.[6]

New Jersey State Senate District 35 Republican Primary, 2013
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLynda Gallashaw 61.5% 907
Hector Castillo 38.5% 568
Total Votes 1,475

2012

See also: New Jersey's 9th Congressional District elections, 2012

Castillo ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New Jersey's 9th District. He lost to Shmuley Boteach in the June 5, 2012, Republican primary.[7][8]

New Jersey's 9th Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngShmuley Boteach 57.9% 5,364
Blase Billack 13.8% 1,278
Hector Castillo 28.3% 2,623
Total Votes 9,265

Personal

Castillo and his wife, Mina, have seven children. They currently reside in Paterson, New Jersey.[3]

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