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Wegner ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada, 2012|Nevada's]] [[Nevada's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012|4th District]].<ref>[http://pvtimes.com/news/schwartz-wegner-join-four-way-gop-race-for-congress/ ''Pahrump Valley Times'' "Schwartz, Wegner join four-way GOP race for Congress" Accessed February 4, 2011]</ref> Wegner lost to [[Danny Tarkanian]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NV_US_House_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''C-SPAN Campaign 2012'' "Nevada Primary Results," June 12, 2012]</ref><ref>http://www.nvsos.gov/SilverState2012pri/congressional.aspx#AllRace1011</ref>
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Wegner ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Nevada, 2012|Nevada's]] [[Nevada's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012|4th District]].<ref>[http://pvtimes.com/news/schwartz-wegner-join-four-way-gop-race-for-congress/ ''Pahrump Valley Times'' "Schwartz, Wegner join four-way GOP race for Congress" Accessed February 4, 2011]</ref> Wegner lost to [[Danny Tarkanian]] in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NV_US_House_0612.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''C-SPAN Campaign 2012'' "Nevada Primary Results," June 12, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://www.nvsos.gov/SilverState2012pri/congressional.aspx#AllRace1011 ''Nevada Secretary of State,'' "2012 Congressional primary results," accessed May 5, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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Kenneth Wegner
Ken Wegner.jpg
Candidate for
U.S. House, Nevada, District 4
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolMayfair High School
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Personal
Place of birthLong Beach, CA
ProfessionRetired Veteran
ReligionMormon
Websites
Campaign website
Kenneth Wegner was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Nevada.
Kenneth Wegner for Congress campaign logo.

Biography

Wegner was born in Long Beach, California. Upon graduation from high school, he served in the U.S. Army until suffering serious wounds in Operation Desert Storm. He made Las Vegas his new home, where he has owned and operated three businesses. He was a nominee for Nevada's 1st Congressional District in 2006, 2008 and 2010.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Nevada's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Wegner ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Nevada's 4th District.[2] Wegner lost to Danny Tarkanian in the Republican primary on June 12, 2012.[3][4]

Primary results

U.S. House, Nevada District 4 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDanny Tarkanian 31.5% 7,605
Barbara Cegavske 27.7% 6,674
Kenneth Wegner 21% 5,069
Dan Schwartz 11.3% 2,728
Kiran Hill 2.8% 666
Diana Anderson 2.5% 607
Mike Delarosa 1.5% 370
Sid Zeller 1% 252
Robert X. Leeds 0.7% 165
Total Votes 24,136

Personal

Wegner has three children.[5]

See also

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