Richard Treitz

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Richard Treitz
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Kentucky House of Representatives, District 24
Former candidate
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolBallard High School, 1973
Personal
ProfessionHealth and wellness consultant
ReligionBaptist
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Richard Treitz was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 24 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

He ran unsuccessfully for District 53 of the Kentucky House of Representatives in 2012.

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Campaign themes

2014

Treitz's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

When elected, my top three priorities will be 1) Leadership, 2) Liberty, and 3) Labor. As a legislator, I will not participate in any State pension program. Those monies should be used to balance the budget and make the pension system solvent for other state employees. Legislators should serve, not live off, the people. When finished, I would return home to the private sector. I am not beholden to nor will I represent any special interest. I will represent the interests of ‘We the People’.[2][3]

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place May 20, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Incumbent Terry Mills was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while J. Alex LaRue defeated Richard Treitz in the Republican primary. Amber Rogers Dones (R) withdrew before the primary.[1][4]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 24 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJ. Alex LaRue 54.6% 1,400
Richard Treitz 45.4% 1,166
Total Votes 2,566

2012

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Treitz ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 53. He lost against incumbent Bart Rowland and Freddy Harbison in the Republican primary on May 22, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 53 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBart Rowland Incumbent 60.9% 2,965
Freddy Harbison 24.7% 1,204
Richard Treitz 14.4% 699
Total Votes 4,868

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