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Ben Keilman

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Ben Keilman
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Candidate for
North Carolina House of Representatives District 118
Campaign website
Ben Keilman was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 118 of the North Carolina House of Representatives.


Campaign themes

Keilman's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt:"The life of unborn citizens is precious, and I will make sure that no taxpayer funds are used to pay for abortions."

Second Amendment

  • Excerpt:"I will never pass any laws that restrict or hinder purchase of firearms or hunting in lawful areas."

Camp Lejeune Toxic Water

  • Excerpt:"Victims of this tragedy must be accommodated by the Federal Government, must be given just compensation, and must not be ignored."


  • Excerpt:"Education is our most important investment in our economy. I will increase local control over education, increase availability of alternative education options, encourage efficiency, and promote Math and Science curriculum to improve college and career success."

Eminent Domain

  • Excerpt:"The government should not have the power to forcibly take land from private citizens for the purpose of redistributing to other private citizens.

Energy: Put our natural resources to work for us. Oil doesn't help anyone when it's sitting in the ground."



See also: North Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2012

Keilman ran in the 2012 election for North Carolina House of Representatives District 118. He lost to Michele D. Presnell in the Republican primary on May 8, 2012.[2][3][4]

North Carolina House of Representatives District 118 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMichele D. Presnell 56.1% 4,214
Ben Keilman 22% 1,652
Jesse Sigmon 21.9% 1,647
Total Votes 7,513

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