John MacGovern

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John MacGovern
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Vermont
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sDartmouth College
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Campaign website
John MacGovern was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Vermont. He lost in the general election.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

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

  • Budget: "...we can't spend our way to prosperity; and we certainly can't do it by making our families shoulder the burden of Washington's reckless spending."
  • Social Security: "The solution to this massive and crippling problem will require serious and courageous reforms of Social Security, and other entitlement programs."[2]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Vermont, 2012

MacGovern ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Vermont. He defeated Brooke Paige in the August 28, 2012, Republican primary. He faced incumbent Bernie Sanders (I), Cris Ericson (United States Marijuana Party), Laurel LaFramboise (VoteKISS), Pete Diamondstone (Liberty Union), and Peter Moss (Peace and Prosperity) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [3][4] Sanders won.[1]

2010

See also: Vermont State Senate elections, 2010

MacGovern ran for the Windsor District Seat in 2010. He ran against Henry Holmes, and Francis Renaud in the Republican primary on August 24, 2010. He faced John Campbell (R), Henry Holmes (R), Francis Renaud (R), John McCormack (D), and Alice Nitka (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

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 MacGovern's reports.[5]

John MacGovern Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]April 13, 2012$0.00$12,882.28$(21.00)$12,667.28
July Quarterly[7]July 18, 2012$12,667.28$11,220.00$(20,152.27)$3,735.01
Running totals
$24,102.28$(20,173.27)

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