Doug Ballard

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Doug Ballard
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Candidate for
Arizona House of Representatives District 6
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sOhio Wesleyan University
Master'sThe Ohio State University (1978)
Websites
Campaign website
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Doug Ballard was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 6 of the Arizona House of Representatives.

Education:[1]

  • 1978: The Ohio State University, Master of City and Regional Planning, City and Regional Planning, Land Use Law
  • Ohio Wesleyan University, BA, Politics-Government and Geography, Urban Studies

Issues

Campaign themes

Ballard's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Jobs And The Economy

  • Excerpt:"I will work tirelessly to bring quality jobs to District 6, and help existing businesses expand."

Education

  • Excerpt:"We must change the priorities of the Legislature, and work to create a world-class school system for our children and for our economic future."

Restore Balance To The Legislature

  • Excerpt:"I am committed to focusing on jobs and education and will work against divisive legislation."

Protecting Our National Treasures

  • Excerpt:"I am strongly opposed to the attempt to seize federal land. It’s not just an environmental issue, it’s an economic issue."

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ballard ran in the 2012 election for Arizona House of Representatives District 6. He and Angela Lefevre ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. He was defeated in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Arizona House of Representatives, District 6, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBob Thorpe 27.6% 42,675
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBrenda Barton Incumbent 26.6% 41,122
     Democratic Angela Lefevre 23.5% 36,302
     Democratic Doug Ballard 22.2% 34,274
Total Votes 154,373

Endorsements

Ballard recived endorsements from:[5]

  • Tom O’Halleran, Former Arizona State Senator
  • Tom Chabin, Arizona state representative
  • Matt Ryan, Coconino County Supervisor
  • Elizabeth Archuleta, Coconino County Supervisor
  • Lena Fowler, Coconino County Supervisor
  • Rob Adams, Mayor, City of Sedona
  • Coral Evans, Vice Mayor, City of Flagstaff
  • Miguel Vasquez, Flagstaff Unified School District Board Member
  • Al White, Former Vice Mayor and Council Member, City of Flagstaff
  • Art Babbot, Former Council Member, City of Flagstaff
  • Stephanie McKinney, Flagstaff Civic Leader
  • Jack Dogget, Flagstaff Civic Leader
  • Arizona Fraternal Order of Police
  • Professional Fire Fighters of Arizona
  • Arizona Education Association
  • Arizona Hospital and Healthcare Association
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Arizona State Building and Construction Trades Council
  • International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
  • Arizona Pipe Trades
  • Communications Workers of America
  • League of Conservation Voters

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