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Douglass Jones

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Douglass Jones
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives District 56
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Kentucky
Military service
Service/branchAir Force
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Douglass Jones was a 2012 Republican candidate for District 56 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Jones served in the United States Air Force, reaching the rank of Captain. He attended the University of Kentucky.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Fiscal/Debt Issues

  • Excerpt:"The most basic of solutions is that the state government spends no more than the revenue it receives from the people."

Agricultural/Equine Issues

  • Excerpt:"It is time for the many smart people of the state to come together and generate new ideas to save an industry that employs and affects more than 100,000 people."

Education

  • Excerpt:"Each Kentucky school district, normally a county, must make the determination as to which school format will provide the best teaching opportunity and results."

Job Creation

  • Excerpt:"Tax incentives or government building contracts for new businesses should be offered to Kentucky firms first before ever inviting out of state companies to come in and bid."

Seniors & Veterans

  • Excerpt:"Part of my responsibility will be to see that these funds are utilized properly and effectively, as they relate to state run programs."

Elections

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jones ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 56. He ran unopposed in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012, and was defeated by incumbent Carl P. Rollins II (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCarl Rollins, II Incumbent 61.1% 12,931
     Republican Douglass Jones 38.9% 8,223
Total Votes 21,154

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