David Hamilton

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David Hamilton
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 27
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolMulberry High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of the Ozarks
Personal
Place of birthMulberry, Arkansas
ProfessionBusiness developer, oil & gas
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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David Hamilton is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 27 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]

Biography

An Arkansas native, Hamilton attended the University of the Ozarks where he played on the schools basketball team. He graduated with a B.A. in political science in 2006.[2]

Following graduation, he pursued a career as a semi-professional basketball player from 2006 through 2007. He then worked part-time in banking and finance while attending classes for a graduate degree in theology from 2008 to 2009. During 2010, he tried his hand at healthcare marketing. He has worked in oil and gas business development since 2011.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Hamilton listed the following themes on his campaign website:[3]

  • Abortion
Excerpt: "I believe that abortion should be legal only to save the life of the mother, and government funds should be available for women in that situation who cannot afford the cost."
  • Budget
Excerpt: "[G]overnment debt should be against the law."
  • Energy
Excerpt: "We need to focus on efficient, effective regulation to promote environmental health and safety, while working with the oil and gas industry rather than attacking it as adversaries...Why has the Keystone XL pipeline not been finished yet?"
  • Education
Excerpt: "Common Core and CSCOPE prove that there are people who are intent on manipulating and indoctrinating our children."
  • Immigration
Excerpt: "We absolutely must secure our southern border."

Elections

2014

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take 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 will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Incumbent Ron Reynolds was unopposed in the Democratic primary. David Hamilton was unopposed in the Republican primary. Reynolds will face Hamilton in the general election.[1][4][5]

Personal

Hamilton and his wife, Katie, have one child.[2] They live in Missouri City, Texas.[6]

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