Ron Hale

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Ron Hale
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Former candidate for
Texas State Senate, District 15
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Ron Hale was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 15 of the Texas State Senate.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Hale's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Education

  • Excerpt: "We must maintain our role as a world leaders in education of our young to be the workforce and future of our great State of Texas and for America."

Infrastructure

  • Excerpt: "We need to create regional flood plans using the most advanced prediction software available, in order to help cities and counties work together to solve their problems. We must start predicting the growth of our cities in order to build better roads, highways, and freeways."

Jobs

  • Excerpt: "We need to attract more businesses to invest and create more job opportunities in Texas SD 15."

Municipal Pension Reform

  • Excerpt: "We have to fight to bring pension control back to our cities, so we do not have another Detroit situation on our hands."

Elections

2014

See also: Texas State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for 15 of the 31 seats in the Texas State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election took place on March 4, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in these elections was December 9, 2013. Ron Hale was unopposed in the Republican primary, while incumbent John Whitmire defeated Damian LaCroix in the Democratic primary. Whitmire defeated Hale in the general election. Gilberto Velasquez, Jr. was running as a Libertarian candidate.[1][3][4][5]

Texas State Senate, District 15 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Whitmire Incumbent 59.2% 74,192
     Republican Ron Hale 38.5% 48,249
     Libertarian Gilberto Velasquez, Jr. 2.4% 2,947
Total Votes 125,388

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Hale's endorsements included the following:[6]

  • Steve Munisteri Republican Party of Texas Chairman
  • Jared Woodfill Harris County Republican Party Chairman
  • Paul F. Simpson Harris County Republican Party Chairman Elect
  • Orlando Sanchez Harris County Treasurer
  • Chris Daniel, Harris County District Clerk
  • Bill Walker former Texas SD15 candidate
  • Vergel B. Cruz SREC SD15
  • Tony Garza RHCIA VP
  • John Baucum HYR President
  • Donna Saa Former HYR VP
  • Eric Dick Former Republican Mayoral Candidate

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