Evan Falchuk

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Evan Falchuk
Born Evan Falchuk
(1969-11-19) November 19, 1969 (age 51)
Nationality American
Occupation healthcare executive, attorney, Founder of United Independent Party

Evan Falchuk (born 1969) is an attorney, healthcare executive and founder of the United Independent Party. He ran as an independent candidate for Governor of Massachusetts in the 2014 election.[1][2][3] [4] He is a leader in the effort in Massachusetts to have a referendum on the proposed 2024 Summer Olympics.[5]

Personal life

He graduated from Lehigh University, and earned a Juris Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania Law School in 1994.[6] Falchuk currently resides in Auburndale, Massachusetts with his wife and their three children.[7][8] His brother is Brad Falchuk, the co-creator of Glee and American Horror Story. Falchuk was formerly the vice-chairman of Best Doctors, Inc., a health care technology and services company based in Boston, Massachusetts.[9]

2014 Massachusetts Gubernatorial Election

Falchuk placed third in a five-way race in the Massachusetts gubernatorial election, 2014. He won more than 3% of the vote in the 2014 gubernatorial ballot and his United Independent Party is now officially recognized in Massachusetts.[10] Following the 2014 election, the party announced that it would seek to enroll 50,000 Massachusetts residents in the UIP by the end of 2015.[11]

Olympics Referendum

Falchuk and the United Independent Party created the "People's Vote Olympics Committee" to collect signatures for a statewide referendum in November 2016 on the proposed 2024 Summer Olympics.[12]

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