Robert J. Bell

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Robert J. Bell
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Governor of Texas
Former Candidate
Bachelor'sTarleton State University (2000)
Master'sUniversity of Texas at Arlington (2011)
ProfessionBlood lab manager
Campaign website
Robert J. Bell was a Libertarian candidate for Governor of Texas in the 2014 elections.[1]


Raised in a military family, Bell has been a Lone Star State resident since 1989 when his family moved to Strawn, Texas.[2]

In 2000, Bell graduated from Tarleton State University with a B.S. in chemistry. He then performed research related to inorganic chemistry at Texas Christian University from 2000 through 2001.[3]

Following the completion of his research, Bell began a career in the pharmaceutical industry.[2][3] While continuing to work, he earned his MBA from the University of Texas at Arlington in 2011. Bell currently works as a blood lab manager with Creative Testing Solutions located in Bedford, Texas.[3][4]


  • B.S.: Tarleton State University, Chemistry, (2000)
  • MBA: University of Texas at Arlington, (2011)


Campaign themes


The following is an excerpt from Bell's campaign website:[2]

  • Education improvement is needed.
  • Women rights need to be emphasized.
  • Healthcare reform is a must.
  • Same sex marriage should be legalized.
  • Better immigration controls are required.
  • The war on drugs is a losing battle.
  • Gun rights are to be protected.[5]
Excerpts taken from candidates' websites may contain spelling and grammatical errors



See also: Texas gubernatorial election, 2014

Bell ran for election to the office of Governor of Texas but failed to win the Libertarian nomination in the convention on April 12.[6][1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 Independent Political Report, "Texas, Wisconsin Libertarian Conventions This Weekend," 4/11/2014
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Robert Bell for Texas Governor: "About," accessed December 1, 2013
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 LinkedIn: "Robert Bell, MBA," accessed December 1, 2013
  4. Information submitted on Ballotpedia’s biographical information submission form on November 27, 2013
  5. Note: This text is quoted verbatim from the original source. Any inconsistencies are attributed to the original source.
  6. Libertarian Party of Texas, " 2014 Texas statewide offices," Accessed November 14, 2013