Mark Keough

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Mark Keough
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Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 15
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Bachelor'sCedarville University
Master'sDallas Theological Seminary, Grace Theological Seminary
ProfessionPastor/car salesman/radio host
Campaign website
Mark Keough is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 15 of the Texas House of Representatives.[1]


Keough earned his bachelor's degree from Cedarville University and master's degrees from Dallas Theological Seminary and Grace Theological Seminary, respectively. He also attended the University of Cincinnati. His professional experience includes working as a pastor, Christian radio host and headmaster of a private Christian school, as well as in auto sales as a general manager, general sales manager and dealer principal.[2][3]


Campaign themes


Keough's website highlights the following campaign themes:[4]

  • "Every human being including the unborn has the right to life."
  • "Every American citizen possesses the right to keep and bear arms."
  • "The Texas state budget is out of control but can be fixed with strong leadership."
  • "Texas must lower taxes and control spending if the economic climate is to be sustained."



See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for all 150 seats in the Texas House of Representatives will take 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 will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Mark Keough defeated Bruce Tough in the Republican primary and is unchallenged in the general election.[1][5][6]


Keough and his wife, Kim, have four children. Keough is a lifetime member of the National Rifle Association.[7]

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