Alan Claypool

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Alan Claypool
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolDaviess County High School
Bachelor'sFurman University, 1989
Master'sUniversity of Illinois, 1994
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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Alan Claypool is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 10 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Claypool's website highlights 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]

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

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

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAlan Claypool 51.4% 1,807
Jerry Lucas 38.6% 1,359
Brian Key 10% 352
Total Votes 3,518

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Claypool's endorsements include:[5]

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