Joe Galdo

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Joe Galdo
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 11
PartyGreen Party
Education
Bachelor'sFordham University
Master'sUniversity of Virginia
Websites
Campaign website
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Joe Galdo was a 2012 Green Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 11th Congressional District of Virginia. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

According to Galdo's website, his campaign themes included:

  • Education: "No investment will pay better dividends for jobs, for insuring a robust economy, and for maintaining the vitality of our democratic form of government than providing a quality education for our nation's youth."
  • Economy: "In order to restore long term economic prosperity and low unemployment, these policies must be reversed.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Virginia's 11th congressional district elections, 2012

Galdo ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Virginia's 11th District. He ran as a Green Party candidate. He faced Gerald Connolly (D), Chris Perkins (R), Peter Marchetti (I), Chris DeCarlo (I), and Mark Gibson (I) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[3] He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[4]

U.S. House, Virginia District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent 61% 202,606
     Republican Chris Perkins 35.5% 117,902
     Green Joe Galdo 0.7% 2,195
     Independent Peter Marchetti 0.6% 1,919
     Independent Chris DeCarlo 0.9% 3,027
     Independent Mark Gibson 1.1% 3,806
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 788
Total Votes 332,243
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 Galdo's reports.[5]

Joe Galdo Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 15, 2012$100$207.46$(207.46)$100
July Quarterly[7]July 15, 2012$100$4,456.22$(2,685.22)$1,871
October Quarterly[8]October 15, 2012$1,866.62$9,304.85$(967.75)$10,203.72
Pre-General[9]October 24, 2012$10,203.72$614$(898.09)$9,919.63
Post-General[10]December 5, 2012$9,919.63$0$(120)$9,799.63
Running totals
$14,582.53$(4,878.52)

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