Stephen Dolgos

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Stephen Dolgos
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Arizona, District 8
PartyAmericans Elect
Bachelor'sU.S. Naval Academy, 1996
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Navy
Years of service1996-2001
CitationsNavy Achievement Medal (3 awards)
Date of birthJuly 9, 1974
Place of birthPittsburgh, PA
ProfessionFinancial Advisor
ReligionByzantine Catholic
Campaign website
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Stephen Dolgos was a 2012 Americans Elect candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Arizona.


Campaign themes


Dolgos' campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Economic Freedom
Excerpt: "The purpose of the federal government, regarding the economy, is to provide laws and sensible regulation that create the conditions for success. Their purpose is not to micromanage the economy through punitive taxation and regulation. We all agree that there are important functions of government, and obviously, those functions cost money to run."
  • Personal Freedom
Excerpt: "The United States Constitution, especially as expressed in the Bill of Rights, grants us certain personal freedoms. Unfortunately, the two major parties have made decisions where they feel that the personal freedoms that they believe in are the only ones worth protecting. They are both wrong."
  • Foreign Policy
Excerpt: "Being the world's only superpower, many responsibility for the world falls on our shoulders. Appropriate actions relating to that responsibility will pay many dividends for our nation in terms of saving money, saving lives and restoring our position as not only the world's military leader, but also its moral leader."
  • Government Policy
Excerpt: "The issues that I spoke about earlier concerning economic freedoms and the issue shown here combine to create a highly disfunction and disrespected government. The people of this country want a government that tries to do the right thing for the people and not for themselves. I promise to make every effort to regain that respect."



See also: Arizona's 8th Congressional District elections, 2012

Dolgos ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 8th District. He ran as an Americans Elect candidate. He lost to incumbent Trent Franks (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

U.S. House, Arizona District 8 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTrent Franks Incumbent 63.3% 172,809
     Democratic Gene Scharer 35.1% 95,635
     Libertarian Stephen Dolgos 1.6% 4,347
Total Votes 272,791
Source: Arizona Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

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