|Joe Coors, Jr.|
|U.S. House, Colorado, District 7|
|Bachelor's||North Carolina State University|
|Place of birth||Philadelphia, PA|
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Joe Coors, Jr. was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 7th Congressional District of Colorado. He lost to incumbent Ed Perlmutter.
Coors's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Excerpt: "Cut federal spending and rein in the size of government. We should weed out duplication and waste in the federal budget and reform entitlement programs to protect their solvency in the future. For every expenditure, we should ask ourselves whether we want to add to the debt we’re passing onto our children for that program."
- Excerpt: "We must repeal the massive trillion dollar takeover of almost one-fifth of the national economy. ObamaCare fails to reduce costs, imposes new mandates and taxes on job creators and cuts $716B from Medicare."
- Excerpt: "We need to keep our promise to America’s seniors by protecting and preserving Medicare. For existing Medicare beneficiaries, Medicare will stay the same. Those who have paid into the system all their lives and would not – and should not - be denied access to care because of cuts in reimbursement rates to doctors, hospitals and nursing homes."
- Excerpt: "The failure of the President to allow a transnational pipeline to move forward shows how out of touch he is with working families in search of jobs and more affordable North American sourced energy. In fact, Ed Perlmutter has flip-flopped on the Keystone Pipeline."
- Excerpt: "Joe Coors has a plan to create new jobs: unleash free enterprise. And while the power of our free enterprise system is widely accepted by voters in Colorado, it has been largely dismissed by the Obama administration and the likes of Nancy Pelosi and Ed Perlmutter."
- See also: Colorado's 7th congressional district elections, 2012
Coors ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Colorado's 7th District. He ran unopposed in the June 26, 2012, Republican primary. He faced incumbent Ed Perlmutter (D), Buck Bailey (L), and Douglas Campbell (Constitution Party) in the general election on November 6, 2012, and lost.
Breakdown of the source of Coors's campaign funds before the 2012 election.
Coors did not win election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Coors's campaign committee raised a total of $4,839,422 and spent $4,832,075.
|U.S. House, Colorado District 7, 2012 - Joe Coors, Jr. Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner
|Total Spent by Election Winner
|Top contributors to Joe Coors, Jr.'s campaign committee|
|Energy Corp of America||$12,500|
|Continuing a Majority Party Action Cmte||$10,000
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Misc Manufacturing & Distributing||$55,401|
Coors and his wife, Gail, have four children.
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