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{{tnr}}'''Jonathan Dine''' is a 2012 [[Libertarian]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Missouri]].
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{{tnr}}'''Jonathan Dine''' was a 2012 [[Libertarian]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]] from [[Missouri]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/MO/senate ''CNN'' "Missouri Senate Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
  
 
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Dine ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Missouri]]. Dine is running as the Libertarian candidate. Dine will run in the general election on November 6, 2012.
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Dine ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. Senate elections, 2012|U.S. Senate]], representing [[Missouri]]. Dine ran as the Libertarian candidate and lost in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="cnnr"/>
  
The University of Virginia's Center for Politics published an article called [http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/tilting-the-toss-ups-the-eight-races-that-will-decide-the-senate/ Sabato's Crystal Ball] on March 22, 2012 detailing the 8 races in the [[U.S. Senate|Senate]] in 2012 that will decide the political fate of which party will end up with control in 2013.<ref name="sabato">[http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/tilting-the-toss-ups-the-eight-races-that-will-decide-the-senate/ ''Center for Politics'' "Tilting the Toss Ups – the Eight Races That Will Decide the Senate" Accessed April 9, 2012]</ref> The seat rated a a toss-up that the Sabato's Crystal Ball believes is 3rd most likely to end up [[Republican]] is the Senate seat in Missouri. The article notes incumbent freshman senator [[Claire McCaskill]] ([[Democratic|D]]) is vulnerable in the [[Republican]] leaning [[Missouri|state]].<ref name="sabato"/>
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Since [[Todd Akin]]'s controversial comments, Dine looked to Republican voters who are either undecided or unwilling to vote for Akin as a potential source of votes.<ref>[http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/107068/meet-jonathan-dine-the-libertarian-who-could-swing-the-mccaskill-akin-race# ''The New Republic,'' " Meet Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian Who Could Swing the McCaskill-Akin Race," September 10, 2012]</ref>
 
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Since [[Todd Akin]]'s controversial comments, Dine is looking to Republican voters who are either undecided or unwilling to vote for Akin as a potential source of votes.<ref>[http://www.tnr.com/blog/plank/107068/meet-jonathan-dine-the-libertarian-who-could-swing-the-mccaskill-akin-race# ''The New Republic,'' " Meet Jonathan Dine, the Libertarian Who Could Swing the McCaskill-Akin Race," September 10, 2012]</ref>
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Jonathan Dine
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Missouri
PartyLibertarian
Jonathan Dine was a 2012 Libertarian candidate seeking election to the U.S. Senate from Missouri. He lost in the general election.[1]

Biography

Dine is a personal fitness trainer at Snap Fitness. He is a graduate of San Marcos High School. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Missouri, 2012

Dine ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Missouri. Dine ran as the Libertarian candidate and lost in the general election on November 6, 2012.[1]

Since Todd Akin's controversial comments, Dine looked to Republican voters who are either undecided or unwilling to vote for Akin as a potential source of votes.[3]


Dine answers questions about his candidacy

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