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David Tackett

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David Tackett
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Former candidate for
Oklahoma House of Representatives District 12
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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David Tackett was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 12 of the Oklahoma House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Tackett's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]

Abortion

  • Excerpt: "David Tackett is 100% Pro-Life, period."

2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt: "David Tackett is a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment and will continue to fight for your right to keep and bear arms."

Taxes

  • Excerpt: "David Tackett is the only candidate committed to lowering the State Income Tax. David is a strong believer that taxes should be low and fair."

Education

  • Excerpt: "David Tackett is a strong believer in local control of our schools. Parents and teachers are the ones who should decide how best to educate our children. He is a strong opponent of Common Core and will fight to improve the quality of our public schools."

Illegal Immigration

  • Excerpt: "Oklahoma has been put on the front lines in the illegal immigration fight. David Tackett will fight for legislation that strengthens the right of our state to refuse the transportation or housing of illegal immigrants by the federal government."

Elections

2014

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Oklahoma House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 24, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 11, 2014. Incumbent Wade Rousselot was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while David Tackett was unopposed in the Republican primary. Rousselot defeated Tackett in the general election.[2][3][4]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 12 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWade Rousselot Incumbent 53.1% 4,308
     Republican David Tackett 46.9% 3,809
Total Votes 8,117

2012

See also: Oklahoma House of Representatives elections, 2012

Tackett ran in the 2012 election for Oklahoma House District 12. Tackett ran unopposed in the Republican primary on June 26 and was defeated by incumbent Wade Rousselot in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6][7][8]

Oklahoma House of Representatives, District 12, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngWade Rousselot Incumbent 53.9% 7,344
     Republican David Tackett 46.1% 6,272
Total Votes 13,616

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