Paul A. DeSpain

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Paul A. DeSpain
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 11
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
High schoolHenderson City High School, 1973
Campaign website
Paul A. DeSpain is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 11 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

He ran unsuccessfully for the same seat in 2012.


DeSpain and his wife own a health care consulting firm that works in the fields of workers' compensation, life care plans and legal consulting.[2]


Campaign themes


DeSpain's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Conservative Family Values

  • Excerpt: "Protect Life – Endorsed by Kentucky Right to Life"

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Oppose Tax Increases and Work to Reduce Personal Taxation"


  • Excerpt: "Work to Eliminate Obamacare in the Commonwealth"

Protect Our Commonwealth and Way of Life



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent David A. Watkins defeated James Buckmaster in the Democratic primary, while Paul A. DeSpain was unopposed in the Republican primary. Watkins faces DeSpain in the general election.[1][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 10 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Watkins Incumbent 61.4% 2,746
James Buckmaster 38.6% 1,725
Total Votes 4,471


See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

DeSpain ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 11. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and was defeated by David Watkins in the general election on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 11, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Watkins Incumbent 62% 9,714
     Republican Paul DeSpain 38% 5,949
Total Votes 15,663


DeSpain and his wife, Deborah, have two children.[2]

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