Q.D. Burge

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Q.D. Burge
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Texas House of Representatives, District 10
Former candidate
PartyRepublican
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 22, 1956
Place of birthGrand Prairie, Texas
ProfessionBusinessman
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
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Q.D. "Duke" Burge was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 10 of the Texas House of Representatives.

Biography

Burge attended Dallas Baptist University. His professional experience includes working as the owner of Computer Solutions, Inc. and an engineer with Sedco Forex.[1][2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Burge's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[3]

Public Education
Excerpt: "Over the past 20 years, Austin has eroded the rights of our locally elected Boards. I will fight to return that control."

Illegal Immigration & Border Security
Excerpt:
"1. Secure the border using State funds if necessary
2. Pressure the Federal government to live up to their responsibilities under the Constitution.
3. Work on a plan to allow for the flow of law-abiding, Mexican Nationals into our State for the purpose of legal employment. NO AMNESTY. NO FREE RIDES."

Jobs & Economy
Excerpt: "I will continue to move towards a climate that encourages small and large business to flourish."

Life
"I am and always will be, Pro-Life."

2nd Amendment
"I will always stand to protect our right to keep and bear arms."

State Infrastructure
Excerpt: "When we spend tax money wisely, there will be funds for infrastructure."

Elections

2014

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 take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. T.J. Fabby and John Wray defeated Q.D. "Duke" Burge and Jake Ellzey in the Republican primary. Wray defeated Fabby in the May 27 Republican runoff.[4][5][6]

Personal

Burge is married to his wife, Dawn. He has been a trustee on the Midlothian Independent School Board.[7][8]

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