Barry J. Hess
|Barry J. Hess|
Barry J. Hess ran in a special election to the U.S. Senate to represent Arizona. He lost as a write-in in the special Libertarian Party primary on August 4, 2020. Hess was a 2018 Libertarian write-in candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Arizona. Hess was a Libertarian candidate for Governor of Arizona in the 2014 elections. Barry Hess lost the general election on November 4, 2014. Hess previously ran for the office in 2002, 2006 and 2010. Hess was also a candidate for U.S. President in 2008 and U.S. Senate in 2000.
Hess earned his B.A. in English from Fordham University. He also attended Seton Hall Law School, Franklin Pierce Law Center, and the University of New Hampshire, Plymouth. Hess serves as Director of the Hess Foundation Trust.