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Howell 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 Virginia, 2012|Virginia's]] [[Virginia's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|8th District]]. He ran as an Independent.  He was defeated by incumbent [[Jim Moran]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Cidate_Information/Cidate_Lists/CidatesList.asp Virginia candidate lists]</ref><ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Virginia ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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Howell 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 Virginia, 2012|Virginia's]] [[Virginia's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012|8th District]]. He ran as an Independent.  He was defeated by incumbent [[Jim Moran]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/cms/Cidate_Information/Cidate_Lists/CidatesList.asp Virginia candidate lists]</ref><ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/Virginia ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
 
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Jason Howell
Jason Howell.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 8
PartyIndependent Party
Education
Bachelor'sGeorge Mason University
Websites
Campaign website
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Jason Howell was a 2012 Independent candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Virginia. He was defeated by Jim Moran (D) on November 6, 2012.[1]

Biography

Howell was born in the United States, but spent six years of his childhood in Trinidad and Tobago. He earned his bachelor's degree from George Mason University.[2]

Career

Howell has worked as an accountant, recruiter, author, and speaker.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to his website, Howell's campaign platform included the following issues:

  • Maintain national security efforts[3]
  • "Reduce overreach/influence of the Federal government in our personal lives"[4]
  • Reduce the cost of health care[5]
  • Simplify the tax code[6]

Elections

2012

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

Howell ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to representVirginia's 8th District. He ran as an Independent. He was defeated by incumbent Jim Moran (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7][8] [2]

U.S. House, Virginia District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Moran Incumbent 64.6% 226,847
     Republican Patrick Murray 30.6% 107,370
     Independent Jason Howell 2.9% 10,180
     Green Janet Murphy 1.7% 5,985
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 805
Total Votes 351,187
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Howell's reports.[9]

Jason Howell (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[10]April 16, 2012$31.13$5,260.53$(3,406.69)$1,884.97
July Quarterly[11]July 14, 2012$1,884.97$4,311.59$(4,271.19)$1,925.37
October Quarterly[12]October 15, 2012$1,925.37$5,315.11$(6,152.77)$1,087.71
Pre-General[13]October 31, 2012$1,087.71$2,640$(1,231.38)$2,496.33
Running totals
$17,527.23$(15,062.03)

Personal

Howell has a wife, Jennifer.[2]

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