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|Idaho House of Representatives District 29A|
|Birthday||July 4, 1952|
|Place of birth||Rexburg, ID|
|Profession||Small business owner|
Bowen's campaign website listed the following issues:
- Proper Role of Government
- Excerpt: "We in Idaho aren’t fooled by big government ideas. Idaho has led the nation in pushing back against big government by passing, among other things, the “Idaho Health Freedom Act” Our Legislature told Washington they could keep their out of control Health Care Reform. ...Less Government is better Government."
- Fiscal Responsibility
- Excerpt: "We complain about Washington’s runaway spending yet some would not have us balance the State’s budget because it’s too hard. We need to make good sound budget decisions with our heads rather than our emotions. Just because we want to do it, doesn’t mean that we should do it."
- Economic Development
- Excerpt: "Anyone who tells you that it will be easy to fix our economic problems is lying to you, don’t believe them. We need leaders today who know what it’s like to tighten their belts."
- Excerpt: " I admire our Educators, the work they do, and the time they spend molding our children into outstanding citizens. Our future will be safe with the next generation thanks to their heroic efforts with our kids."
Bowen ran in the 2012 election for Idaho House of Representatives District 29A. He defeated Brian Nugent in the Republican primary on May 15, 2012. Nate Murphy was unopposed in the Democratic primary, but later withdrew and was replaced by Carolyn Meline. Bowen lost to Meline in the general election on November 6, 2012. Bob Croker (I) also ran.
|Idaho House of Representatives, District 29A, General Election, 2012|
|Idaho House of Representatives District 29A Republican Primary, 2012|
Bowen's website lists the following endorsements:
- John Hofman, Owner of Big John
- David Ripley, Idaho Chooses Life
- Jim Connett
- Kelley Packer
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- ↑ Dave Bowen, "Issues," accessed October 19, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State, "2012 primary election results," May 15, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State, "Primary Candidate List," accessed April 12, 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State Election Division, "May 15, 2012 Primary Election Results," accessed 6 July 2012
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State, 2012 general election candidate list, retrieved September 5, 2012.
- ↑ Idaho Secretary of State – Elections Division, “November 6, 2012 General Election Results,” accessed December 27, 2012
- ↑ Dave Bowen, "Endorsements," accessed October 19, 2012