John Yoggerst

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John Yoggerst
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 35
PartyRepublican
Websites
Campaign website
John Yoggerst was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 35th Congressional District of Texas.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Yoggerst's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Jobs
Excerpt: "We need to reduce government regulation that is killing economic growth. Repealing Obamacare and approving the Keystone pipeline will be my first priority."
  • Border Security
Excerpt: "We cannot do anything to address the illegal immigrants already in the United States until the border is secure. I will introduce legislation to put more boots on the ground along our border."
  • National Deficit
Excerpt: "The 15 trillion dollars of funded debt is only the tip of the iceberg. The unfunded debt (Social Security and Medicare) is more than 62 trillion dollars."
  • Healthcare
Excerpt: "Obamacare has introduced a level of uncertainty among employers large and small, and needs to be eliminated"
  • Taxes
Excerpt: "The current tax code needs to be tossed out or revised to eliminate many of the complex deductions available."

Elections

2012

See also: Texas' 35th Congressional District elections, 2012

Yoggerst ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 35th District. He was defeated by Susan Narvaiz in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012.[2][3]

Politico has listed the 35th District race as one of the five primaries to watch in 2012.[4]

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