|Texas House of Representatives, District 58|
|January 13, 2015 - Present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Cleburne High School, 1990|
|Bachelor's||Tarleton State University, 1994|
|Profession||Property/business investment manager|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Burns served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Homeland Security & Public Safety|
|• Natural Resources|
Burns' website highlighted the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt: "As our next Representative, DeWayne will fight any and all healthcare directives the federal government attempts to impose on Texans."
Create Jobs and Grow the Economy
- Excerpt: "DeWayne will focus his energies on reducing the size of government and regulation on private business, so they can expand, create jobs and grow the economy so that Texas continues to be the model for economic growth for the rest of the country."
Protect Private Property Rights
- Excerpt: "DeWayne will oppose eminent domain abuse and excessive property taxes that threaten our ability to own and use our land as we see fit."
Provide a World-Class Education to Our Children
- Excerpt: "As a school board member and long-time advocate for our local public schools, DeWayne is committed to providing every child in Texas with a world-class education. He knows in order to do that we must keep local education decisions local in order to best equip the next generation for the challenges they will face in adulthood."
Protect Our 2nd Amendment Rights
- Excerpt: "DeWayne is committed to protecting all of our constitutional rights, particularly our right to keep and bear arms."
- Excerpt: "DeWayne believes that life begins at conception and he will make it one of his highest priorities to defend the unborn."
Stop Illegal Immigration and Provide Border Security
- Excerpt: "DeWayne will work with law enforcement to ensure that the resources are available to them to combat illegal immigration and keep our communities safe."
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. Greg Allen Kauffman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. DeWayne Burns and Philip Eby defeated Lyndon Laird and Henry Teich in the Republican primary. Burns defeated Eby in the May 27 Republican runoff. Jesse Pistokache, Jr. (L) was removed from the ballot before the election. Kauffman was defeated by Burns in the general election.
|Texas House of Representatives, District 58 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||DeWayne Burns Incumbent||80.4%||26,866|
|Democratic||Greg Allen Kauffman||19.6%||6,532|
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- DeWayne Burns for State Representative, "Issues," accessed February 20, 2014
- Texas Secretary of State, "1992 - Current ELECTION HISTORY," accessed December 2, 2014
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Texas Representative Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- Green Party of Texas, "Greens Release Candidate List," accessed July 30, 2014
- The Texas Tribune, "The 2014 Election Brackets," accessed December 12, 2013
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