|U.S. House, Texas, District 14|
|Master's||University of North Texas|
|J.D.||Southern Methodist University|
|Place of birth||Jefferson County, TX|
Truncale earned his BBA in Economics from Lamar University. He went on to receive his M.B.A. from the University of North Texas. He later earned a J.D. from Southern Methodist University.
Truncale's campaign website listed the following things which he is in favor of or opposed to:
- Michael FAVORS:
- "A Federal Balanced Budget Amendment, Strong Pro-Life and Pro-Family Values, Less Government; Lower Taxes, Economic Reform for Private Sector Job Creation, Border Security and Immigration Reform, Defending our Constitution, Protecting Individual Freedoms, Protecting State’s Rights, Defending 2nd Amendment Rights, Strong National Defense & Military, Clean Environment Standards Based on Energy Independence, Fewer Governmental Regulations."
- Michael OPPOSES:
- "Tax Increases, Liberalism and Socialism, Obamacare, Amnesty, Runaway National Debt, Unfunded Federal Mandates, Federal Government Intrusion Into Our Daily Lives and Federal Government Expansion."
As of May 9, 2012, Truncale raised $434,934 during the 2012 election cycle and spent $276,536, leaving him with $158,397 cash on hand. Of that, 89 percent came from individual contributions, while eight percent came from candidate self-financing. Another two percent came from PAC contributions.
Truncale and his wife, Denise, have two children.
- Texas' 14th Congressional District elections, 2012
- United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2012
- U.S. House elections, 2012
- Official campaign website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Official campaign Facebook page
- Official Twitter page
- Houston Chronicle, "field grows for U.S. Rep. Ron Paul's seat," November 1, 2011
- Project Vote Smart, "Biography," accessed June 2, 2014
- Campaign website, Issues
- Texas GOP, "Republican candidate list," accessed May 10, 2012
- Texas Secretary of State, "Unofficial Republican primary results," May 29, 2012
- opensecrets.org Accessed May 24, 2012
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