Mark Gibson (Virginia)

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Mark Gibson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Virginia, District 11
PartyIndependent
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ProfessionChief Operating Officer
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Mark Gibson was a 2012 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 11th Congressional District of Virginia. He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[1]
U.S. House, Virginia District 11 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGerald Connolly Incumbent 61% 202,606
     Republican Chris Perkins 35.5% 117,902
     Green Joe Galdo 0.7% 2,195
     Independent Peter Marchetti 0.6% 1,919
     Independent Chris DeCarlo 0.9% 3,027
     Independent Mark Gibson 1.1% 3,806
     Write-In N/A 0.2% 788
Total Votes 332,243
Source: Virginia State Board of Elections "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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Campaign themes

According to Gibson's website, his campaign themes include:

  • Taxes: "Scrap everything and start fresh with a broad-based system that draws from three revenue sources: sales transactions, wage income, and investment income.
  • Budget: "The long-term goal for the budget must be debt reduction to ease the burden of interest payments that now exceed 6 percent of the budget."
  • Healthcare: "Reduce government's footprint – currently 50 percent of all U.S. healthcare spending – while seeking economies of scale."Cite error: Closing </ref> missing for <ref> tag He was defeated by Gerald Connolly on November 6, 2012.[2]

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