Alan Claypool

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Alan Claypool
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Former candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolDaviess County High School
Bachelor'sFurman University, 1989
Master'sUniversity of Illinois, 1994
ProfessionBusiness owner
Campaign website
Alan Claypool was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 10 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


Claypool's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

Principled leadership

  • Lead through respectful discourse
  • Reject favor-based voting and earmarks
  • Eliminate General Assembly retirement plans
    • State Legislators are part time employees. No part time employee in the private sector expects a pension, let alone such a lavish one

Individual life, liberty, and private property

  • Simplify most state regulation
    • Insurance
    • Licensing
    • Agriculture
  • Defend states’ rights granted in the Tenth Amendment
    • Oppose federal government overreaches including:
      • Gun control
      • Obamacare
        • We need to shut down the Kentucky Healthcare Exchange
      • EPA
      • FDA
      • Medicaid
      • EMTALA, which requires hospitals to provide care for emergencies
      • Department of Education
  • Fully protect the life of the unborn (100% pro-life)

Personal responsibility

  • Convert unsustainable government worker pensions to a portable and profitable 401k plan
  • Reduce government dependence
  • Eliminate the state income tax
  • Rewrite labor laws to protect property rights
  • Eliminate pork projects that bring money to one county over and from another[2][3]



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Dean Schamore ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Alan Claypool defeated Jerry Lucas and Brian Key in the Republican primary. Schamore defeated Claypool in the general election.[1][4][5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDean Schamore 53.6% 8,099
     Republican Alan Claypool 46.4% 7,002
Total Votes 15,101



In 2014, Claypool's endorsements included:[6]

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