Wanda Crupper Hammons

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Wanda Hammons
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives District 61
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolGrant County High School (1978)
Personal
ProfessionEMT/firefighter
ReligionBaptist
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Campaign website
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Wanda Hammons was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 61 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Hammons has worked as a rural firefighter and EMT for thirteen years.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

Hammons' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

The Next Generation

  • Excerpt:"Our leaders must be role models for the next generation and demonstrate the values and qualities that we want to see in our children as they develop into adulthood. I will be that kind of leader as a state representative."

Our Seniors

  • Excerpt:"Our seniors shouldn’t have to worry about having the healthcare they need to live a comfortable life in their golden years."

Public Protection

  • Excerpt:"As a state legislator, I will be a voice of knowledge and experience when it comes to supporting our firefighters, police and sheriff’s departments and emergency medical technicians."

The Economy and Taxes

  • Excerpt:"I will be a watchdog and a good steward of the public tax dollars that are entrusted to the public officials."

Good Government

  • Excerpt:"I will support measures to increase transparency so that the public knows how their money is being spent and who is making those decisions."

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hammons ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 61. She defeated Camilla "Kay" Patton in the Democratic primary on May 22, 2012, and was defeated by Brian E. Linder (R) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Linder Incumbent 58.7% 9,387
     Democratic Wanda Hammons 41.3% 6,593
Total Votes 15,980
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 61 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWanda Crupper Hammons 61.3% 1,755
Camilla "Kay" Patton 38.7% 1,107
Total Votes 2,862

Personal

Hammons and her husband Dewayne have two children.[4]

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