|Texas House of Representatives, District 1|
|January 13, 2015 - Present|
|January 9, 2017|
|Years in position||0|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
VanDeaver graduated from East Texas State University, now known as Texas A&M University-Commerce. His professional experience includes working as the superintendent of the New Boston Independent School District and as a teacher of vocational agriculture.
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, VanDeaver served on the following committees:
|Texas Committee Assignments, 2015|
|• Public Education|
VanDeaver's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
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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. Gary VanDeaver defeated incumbent George Lavender in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.
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VanDeaver and his wife, Pam, have two daughters. He has been a member of the Bogata Rodeo Association, National Rifle Association, Red River County Fair Association and the Board of Directors of the Texas Future Farmers of America, and the president of the New Boston Lions Club and the New Boston Chamber of Commerce.
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- Project Vote Smart, "Gary VanDeaver's Biography," accessed February 17, 2014
- Gary VanDeaver Campaign, "Why I'm Running," accessed February 22, 2014 (dead link)
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- 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
George Lavender (R)
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