Jason Howell

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Jason Howell
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 8
PartyIndependent Party
Education
Bachelor'sGeorge Mason University
Websites
Campaign website
Jason Howell was a 2012 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 8th Congressional District of Virginia. He was defeated by Jim Moran 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. Howell has worked as an accountant, recruiter, author, and speaker.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to his website, Howell's campaign platform includes 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, representing Virginia'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] He was defeated by Jim Moran on November 6, 2012.[8] [2]

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress are 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 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
Running totals
$14,887.23$(13,830.65)

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Personal

Howell has a wife, Jennifer.[2]

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