Bob Townsend

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Bob Townsend
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Former candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 16
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolChannelview High School, 1996
Date of birthAugust 3, 1979
Place of birthConroe, Texas
ProfessionBusiness owner
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Bobie Wayne "Bob" Townsend II was a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 16 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. Those candidates who did not receive 50% or more of the vote in their party primary on March 4 faced an additional May 27 primary runoff. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Michael Hayles, Sr. was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Will Metcalf and Ted Seago defeated Duane Ham, Gary Louie, Jason Millsaps and Steve Simonsen in the Republican primary. Metcalf defeated Seago in the May 27 Republican primary. Metcalf defeated Hayles and Bob Townsend (L) in the general election.[2][1][3] Millsaps suspended his campaign before the Republican primary and endorsed Seago; he remained on the ballot.[4]

Texas House of Representatives, District 16 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWill Metcalf 83.8% 29,132
     Democratic Michael Hayles, Sr. 13.7% 4,748
     Libertarian Bob Townsend 2.6% 887
Total Votes 34,767


See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012

Townsend ran in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 4. Townsend ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by incumbent Tommy Williams (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Texas State Senate, District 4, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngTommy Williams Incumbent 89.8% 216,076
     Libertarian Bob Townsend 10.2% 24,445
Total Votes 240,521

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