Lyndon Laird

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Lyndon Laird
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Former candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 58
High schoolGrandview High School, 1977
Bachelor'sBaylor University, 1983
J.D.Baylor University, 1985
Campaign website
Lyndon Laird was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 58 of the Texas House of Representatives. Laird was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 22 of the Texas State Senate.


Campaign themes


Laird's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • The sanctity of life
  • Traditional marriage
  • Free enterprise and economic opportunity
  • Limited government
  • Fiscal responsibility in government
  • Our right to bear arms
  • Private property rights
  • Our State’s sovereignty
  • Protecting our Border and the meaning of Citizenship
  • Low property taxes
  • Individual liberty, dignity, and responsibility, not dependency and enslavement by a welfare state.
  • Our children’s right to a good education and a promising future.
  • Good law and order by responsible and accountable law enforcement.



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

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.[2][3][4][5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 58 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDeWayne Burns Incumbent 80.4% 26,866
     Democratic Greg Allen Kauffman 19.6% 6,532
Total Votes 33,398


See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2012

Laird ran in the 2012 election for Texas State Senate, District 22. Laird ran unopposed in the May 22 primary election would have faced incumbent Brian Birdwell and Tom Kilbride in the general election on November 6, 2012 but withdrew in August.[6]

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