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{{tnr}}'''John Tree''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|the 10th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Tree was defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''John Tree''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 10th Congressional District]] of [[Illinois]]. Tree was defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.<ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Tree ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|10th District]]. Tree sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.<ref>[http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2011/11/illinois_ten_democratic_primar_1.html ''Chicago Sun-Times'' "Illinois Ten Democratic primary: John Tree, Air Force reservist, jumps in race" Accessed December 5, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.
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Tree ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Illinois, 2012|Illinois']] [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th District]]. Tree sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.<ref>[http://blogs.suntimes.com/sweet/2011/11/illinois_ten_democratic_primar_1.html ''Chicago Sun-Times'' "Illinois Ten Democratic primary: John Tree, Air Force reservist, jumps in race" Accessed December 5, 2011] </ref> The [[Signature requirements and deadlines for 2012 U.S. Congress elections|signature filing deadline]] was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.
  
Tree and candidates [[Vivek Bavda]] and [[Ilya Sheyman]] were defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] on March 20, 2012. <ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] ran unopposed in the [[Illinois' 10th congressional district elections, 2012|Republican primary]]. <ref name="abc"/> [[Robert J. Dold|Dold]] and [[Brad Schneider|Schneider]] will face off in the general election on November 6, 2012.
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Tree and candidates [[Vivek Bavda]] and [[Ilya Sheyman]] were defeated by [[Brad Schneider]] in the [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|Democratic primary]] on March 20, 2012. <ref name="abc">[http://abclocal.go.com/wls/elections/local/results ''ABC News 7'' "Election Results Primary 2012" Accessed March 20, 2012]</ref> Incumbent [[Robert J. Dold|Robert Dold]] ran unopposed in the [[Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|Republican primary]]. <ref name="abc"/> [[Robert J. Dold|Dold]] and [[Brad Schneider|Schneider]] will face off in the general election on November 6, 2012.
  
 
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John Tree
John Tree.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 10
PartyDemocratic
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Air Force Reserve
CitationsColonel
Personal
ProfessionColonel in Air Force Reserve and Businessman
Websites
Campaign website
John Tree campaign logo
John Tree was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 10th Congressional District of Illinois. Tree was defeated by Brad Schneider in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[1]

Biography

Education: [2]

  • United States Air Force Academy
  • MBA from Chaminade University in Hawaii
  • Masters in Economics from the University of Oklahoma.

Career

  • 1994-1997: Chief of West Mediterranean Logistics for the 16th Air Force at Aviano Air Base, Italy [2]
  • Colonel, U.S. Air Force Reserve [2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On his campaign website Tree has 11 leading issues that he is concerned about. They are: [3]

  • Win-Win Jobs Agenda
  • A Woman’s Right To Choose
  • Health Care
  • Israel
  • Organized Labor
  • Senior Citizens
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Veterans
  • Gun Control
  • LGBT Discrimination

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois' 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

Tree ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 10th District. Tree sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket.[4] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012. Incumbent Robert Dold is seeking re-election on the Republican ticket.

Tree and candidates Vivek Bavda and Ilya Sheyman were defeated by Brad Schneider in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012. [1] Incumbent Robert Dold ran unopposed in the Republican primary. [1] Dold and Schneider will face off in the general election on November 6, 2012.

U.S. House, Illinois' 10th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Schneider 46.9% 15,530
Ilya Sheyman 38.6% 12,767
John Tree 8.9% 2,938
Vivek Bavda 5.7% 1,881
Total Votes 33,116

Personal

Tree is married to Michelle Tree and they have one child together and are expecting another child in January, 2012. It is a 2nd marriage for both of them, and they each have two children from first marriages who live with them in Long Grove, Illinois. Tree's oldest daughter Stephanie died tragically from an accidental drug overdose in 2011. [5]

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