Taylor Watkins

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Taylor Watkins
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Former candidate for
Arkansas House of Representatives, District 80
PartyLibertarian
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolHuntsville High School
Personal
Birthday8/7/1990
ProfessionFarmer
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Taylor Watkins (b. August 7, 1990) was a 2014 Libertarian candidate for District 80 of the Arkansas House of Representatives.

Biography

Watkins' professional experience includes working as a farmer.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Watkins' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "I am seeking office for the Libertarian Party because I have the honor and obligation of doing everything I can to provide the kind of life for my family that any loving father would desire. And it is my firm conviction that the most efficient and moral means of achieving the kind of safe, prosperous and free society that anyone would desire to live under is through decentralizing government and protecting the right of individuals to live their lives according to the convictions of their conscience. Our State of Arkansas has the potential to lead the way in this simple and most beautiful concept."

Elections

2014

See also: Arkansas House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Arkansas House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014; a runoff election took place where necessary on June 10, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 3, 2014. Incumbent Charlene Fite was unopposed in the Republican primary and defeated Taylor Watkins (L) in the general election.[2][3]

Arkansas House of Representatives, District 80 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharlene Fite Incumbent 78.2% 6,615
     Libertarian Taylor Watkins 21.8% 1,845
Total Votes 8,460

Personal

Watkins and his wife, Evan, have one child.[1]

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