|U.S. House, Texas, District 6|
|High school||Dunbar High School|
|Bachelor's||Southern University, 1999|
|Date of birth||October 18, 1973|
|Place of birth||Fort Worth, TX|
|Profession||Manufacturing management and procurement|
Sanders earned his bachelor's degree from Southern University in 1999. He has worked in manufacturing management and procurement for the last ten years.
Sanders' campaign website listed the following issues:
- Jobs and the Economy
- Excerpt: "For years before the economic crisis, middle-class security had been slipping away. Wages are stagnate while the cost of living increases. Once elected, my top priority in Congress is job creation."
- Excerpt: "America has to out-educate the rest of the world to be competitive in the global economy; education will be a national priority. Higher education cannot be a luxury, it is an economic necessity."
- Affordable Healthcare
- Excerpt: "I will continue the work started by Democratic colleagues in Congress that passed the Affordable Care Act, which was signed into law by President Obama on March 23, 2010. The historic reform expands access to affordable care and establishes patient protections—because no one should ever go broke because they get sick."
Sanders ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 6th District. He defeated Brianna Hinojosa-Flores and Don Jaquess in the Democratic primary on May 29, 2012. He ran against incumbent Joe Barton (R), Hugh Chauvin (L) and Brandon Parmer (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|U.S. House, Texas District 6 General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Joe Barton Incumbent||58%||145,019|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
|U.S. House, Texas District 6, 2012 - Kenneth Sanders Campaign Contributions|
|Total Raised by Election Winner||$1,535,592|
|Total Spent by Election Winner||$2,152,616|
|Top contributors to Kenneth Sanders's campaign committee|
|Communications Workers of America||$10,000|
|Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers||$2,500|
|Greater Arlington Mansfield Democratic Women||$1,000|
|Ironworkers Political Action League||$1,000|
|Top 5 industries that contributed to campaign committee|
|Building Trade Unions||$1,000|
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