John Lawson (Texas)

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John Lawson
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Candidate for
Texas State Senate, District 23
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sTexas College
BirthdayFebruary 7, 1946
Place of birthChicago, IL
Campaign website
John Lawson is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 23 of the Texas State Senate.[1]


Campaign themes


Lawson's campaign website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

"He [Lawson] is committed to promoting economic growth, prosperity and freedom that encourages people to have initiative to take part in the capitalistic economic system of government, whereby jobs are created and substantial and fulfilling work can be obtained and by Texans."



See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for 15 of the 31 seats in the Texas State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. 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 Royce West was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while John Lawson was unopposed in the Republican primary. West and Lawson will face Libertarian Jonathan Erhardt in the general election.[1][3][4][5]


See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012

Lawson ran in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 23. Lawson ran unopposed in the May 29 primary election and was defeated by Royce West (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

Texas State Senate, District 23, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngRoyce West Incumbent 81.9% 187,407
     Republican John Lawson 18.1% 41,429
Total Votes 228,836

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