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{{tnr}}'''John Raese''' is a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[West Virginia]].
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{{tnr}}'''John Raese''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[West Virginia]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/WV/senate ''CNN'' "West Virginia Senate Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
  
 
Raese is CEO of a mining company and is chairman of a radio station board in West Virginia.<ref name="bio">[http://www.raeseforsenate.org/index.php/category/west-virginia-senate-about-john-raese/ ''John Raese campaign website'' "About," Accessed May 6, 2012]</ref>
 
Raese is CEO of a mining company and is chairman of a radio station board in West Virginia.<ref name="bio">[http://www.raeseforsenate.org/index.php/category/west-virginia-senate-about-john-raese/ ''John Raese campaign website'' "About," Accessed May 6, 2012]</ref>
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According to his website, Raese's campaign platform includes the following issues<ref>[http://www.raeseforsenate.org/index.php/category/west-virginia-senate-issues/ ''John Raese campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed May 6, 2012]</ref>:
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According to his website, Raese's campaign platform included the following issues<ref>[http://www.raeseforsenate.org/index.php/category/west-virginia-senate-issues/ ''John Raese campaign website'' "Issues," Accessed May 6, 2012]</ref>:
 
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Raese ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[West Virginia]]. Raese was unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8; in the general election he will face Democratic incumbent [[Joe Manchin]]<ref name="west">[http://www.wvmetronews.com/election/results.cfm?func=showresults&show=ushouse&refresh=071146 ''West Virginia Metro News'' "2012 Primary Results," May 8, 2012]</ref>
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Raese ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[West Virginia]]. Raese was unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8; in the general election he faced Democratic incumbent [[Joe Manchin]]<ref name="west">[http://www.wvmetronews.com/election/results.cfm?func=showresults&show=ushouse&refresh=071146 ''West Virginia Metro News'' "2012 Primary Results," May 8, 2012]</ref> Manchin won.<ref name="cnnr"/>
  
 
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Revision as of 17:59, 9 November 2012

John Raese
John Raese.png
Candidate for
U.S. Senate, West Virginia
PartyRepublican
Personal
ProfessionMining company CEO
Websites
Campaign website
John Raese was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from West Virginia. He lost in the general election.[1]

Raese is CEO of a mining company and is chairman of a radio station board in West Virginia.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

According to his website, Raese's campaign platform included the following issues[3]:

  • Repealing ObamaCare
  • Adopting a balanced budget amendment
  • Opposing human cloning and federally funded stem-cell research
  • Creating a simpler tax code

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in West Virginia, 2012

Raese ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing West Virginia. Raese was unopposed in the Republican primary on May 8; in the general election he faced Democratic incumbent Joe Manchin[4] Manchin won.[1]

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 Raese's reports.[5]

John Raese 2012 Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]March 31, 2012$3,031.54$146,747.83$(30,947.86)$118,831.51
July Quarterly[7]June 30, 2012$106,180.77$140,415.00$(160,876.25)$85,719.52
Running totals
$287,162.83$(191,824.11)

Personal

Raese and his wife, Liz, have two daughters.[2]

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