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Jim Falvey
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 3
Bachelor'sUniversity of Notre Dame
Master'sNorthwestern University Kellogg School of Management
J.D.Georgetown University Law Center
Campaign website
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Jim Falvey was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 3rd Congressional District of Illinois. Falvey was defeated by Richard Grabowski in the Republican primary on March 20, 2012.[1]


Education: [2]

  • University of Notre Dame, B.A.
  • Georgetown University Law Center, J.D.
  • Northwestern University's Kellogg School of Management, Master of Business Administration degree


Previously: [2]

  • General Counsel for RJ O’Brien & Associates
  • Worked at US Futures Exchange
  • Worked at Intercontinental Exchange
  • Worked at Chicago Mercantile Exchange.


  • Managing Director at Falvey Consulting
  • An adjunct professor at Penn State University
  • An advisory board Member at CMDirect



See also: Illinois' 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

Falvey ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 3rd District. Falvey sought the nomination on the Republican ticket. [3] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Dan Lipinski is seeking re-election on the Democratic ticket.

Incumbent Daniel Lipinski defeated challenger Farah Baqai in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[1] Candidate Richard Grabowski defeated Arthur Jones and Falvey in the Republican primary and will face off against Lipinski in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois' 3rd Congressional District Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRichard Grabowski 59.4% 20,895
Jim Falvey 29.7% 10,449
Arthur Jones 11% 3,861
Total Votes 35,205


Falvey resides in Western Springs, Illinois with his wife and two children. [4]

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