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Woody Wells

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Woody Wells
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Former candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 74
Date of birthMarch 27, 1955
Place of birthMount Sterling, Kentucky
Campaign website
Woodrow "Woody" Wells, Jr. (b. March 27, 1955) was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 74 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


Wells' Facebook page highlighted the following campaign themes:

Things I want to do:

I am like the majority of people, I am sick and tired of what is going on and I have the backbone to stand up and say we have had enough. If you are like me on payday and see a third of your pay going to taxes it makes you sick. We need tax reform now. It is not fair for the working men and women to be penalized because we are the ones working. I have a plan!

It seems to me nobody on the federal level or state level want to fix the illegal immigration situation because of the Hispanic vote. I have many Hispanic friends that love America as we do and want to be good citizens and they have that right, but; let us do it the right way.Kentucky can lead the way by proposing a program to let Hispanic other ethnic groups to purchase a work license for a dollar amount set forth by the legislature and this would allow them to stay here while the gain there citizenship within 5 years. They would be issued a Ky. control number which would act as a social security number allowing them to have taxes deducted from their pay checks. Also, they can purchase medical insurance as we do. This would lighten the heavy burden placed on a system that is broken. [2][3]



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on May 20, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Richard Henderson ran unopposed in the Democratic primary, while David Hale defeated Woody Wells in the Republican primary. Hale defeated Henderson in the general election.[1][4][5]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 74 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Hale 52.8% 8,346
     Democratic Richard Henderson Incumbent 47.2% 7,453
Total Votes 15,799

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