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U.S. Senate: Robert Fitzgerald


CANDIDATE STATEMENT
U.S. Senate candidate Robert Fitzgerald of Rothsay, Minnesota has announced he is seeking the endorsement of the Independence Party of Minnesota. He was formerly running as an independent. Fitzgerald supports energy sovereignty, a balanced budget, a reduction in the national debt, and a more open government process. He believes government must demonstrate fiscal responsibility and service competency. Fitzgerald believes the Federal government has lost its ability to be flexible and responsive and that state and local governments need to be the vanguard of good government.

Candidate Bio

Robert Fitzgerald
Political affiliation:
Independence Party
Born:
December 10, 1976
Personal:
Married to Carolyn.
Resides in Rothsay, MN.
Occupation:
Former Executive Director Access Television
Education:
B.A. University of Minnesota, Morris 2001 M.B.A. University of Mary, Fargo 2005
Major political experience:
Campaign for Senate is first run for elective office.

Campaign Contribution Report

Total receipts
$7,130
Total disbursements
$7,196
Cash on hand
$1,419

Links and Resources

Web site:
Document http://www.votefitzgerald.org
Minnesota Web site:
Document Fitzgerald's blog

Candidate Pages

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The three major party-endorsed U.S. Senate candidates participate in a live debate at the Minnesota State Fair. (Midday, 09/01/2006)