Richard Baughn

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Richard Baughn
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Alabama House of Representatives District 14
Former member
In office
2010-2014
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolLynn High School, 1976
Personal
BirthdayJune 9, 1958
ProfessionDriver, UPS
CandidateVerification
Richard Baughn (b. June 9, 1958) is a former Republican member of the Alabama House of Representatives, representing District 14 from 2010 to 2014.

Biography

Baughn graduated from Lynn High School in 1976. He then attended Walker College, taking general studies. He has been employed as a driver for the United Parcel Service since 1977.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

Baughn served on these committees in the 2011-2012 legislative session:

  • Subcommittee on Environmental Issues
  • Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure
  • Subcommittee on Utilities

Elections

2014

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alabama House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on June 3, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on July 15, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 7, 2014. Tim Wadsworth defeated incumbent Richard Baughn in the Republican primary and was unchallenged in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 14 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngTim Wadsworth 50.4% 4,104
Richard Baughn Incumbent 49.6% 4,046
Total Votes 8,150

2010

See also: Alabama House of Representatives elections, 2010

Baughn defeated Charles Bishop in the June 1 primary. He then defeated Ken Guin in the November 2 general election.[5][6]

Alabama House of Representatives, District 14 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Baughn (R) 9,327
Ken Guin (D) 4,121
Alabama House of Representatives, District 14 Republican Primary (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Richard Baughn (R) 2,416
Charles Bishop (R) 2,137
State legislative candidates endorsed by Tea Party organizations

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Baughn raised $261,266 in contributions.[7]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Alabama Republican Party $170,106
Business Council Of Alabama $31,000
Rogers, Mike $15,000
Baughn, Richard $10,300

Endorsements

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Richard Baughn endorsed Newt Gingrich in the 2012 presidential election. [8]

2010

In 2010, Baughn's endorsements included the following:[9]

  • The Alabama Tea Party Express

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Political offices
Preceded by
Ken Guin
Alabama House District 14
2010–2014
Succeeded by
Tim Wadsworth (R)