Kenneth Wiezer

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Kenneth Wiezer
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Illinois, District 12
ReligionRoman Catholic/Christian
Personal website
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Kenneth Wiezer was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 12th Congressional District of Illinois. Wiezer was defeated by Brad Harriman in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[1]


Wiezer's family has resided in southern Illinois for generations, including Mulkeytown, (Franklin County), Williamson County, and Simpson, Illinois. [2]



See also: Illinois' 12th congressional district elections, 2012

Wiezer ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Illinois' 12th District. Wiezer was seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket. [3] The signature filing deadline was December 27, 2011, with the primary taking place on March 20, 2012.

Wiezer and candidate Chris Miller were defeated by Brad Harriman in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[1] In the Republican primary, Jason Plummer defeated candidates Rodger Cook and Theresa Kormos.[1]

U.S. House, Illinois' 12th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrad Harriman 69.8% 27,409
Christopher Miller 22.6% 8,874
Kenneth Wiezer 7.6% 2,967
Total Votes 39,250


Wiezer, is a participant in the National Genographic Global DNA Database project, which researches and holds the ancestry of people worldwide which dates back well over 40,000 years ago. [4]

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