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Tony Walker
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Candidate for
Indiana House of Representatives District 3
PartyDemocratic
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Tony Walker was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 3 of the Indiana House of Representatives. Walker was defeated by Charlie Brown in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[1]

Campaign themes

2012

Walker has three main campaign themes. He discussed them in an article with NWI Times:[2]

  • "I will fight for industrial properties to pay a fair share of the costs of providing schools, libraries and municipal services."
  • "I will work to have Indiana require and pay to provide full-day kindergarten for every 5-year-old."
  • "I will draft legislation to further government's ethical and efficient use of taxpayer money."

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana House of Representatives elections, 2012

Walker ran in the 2012 election for Indiana House of Representatives District 3. He ran against incumbent Charlie Brown in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012. No Republican candidates filed for election for the general election on November 6, 2012.[3]

Walker was defeated by Charlie Brown in the Democratic primary on May 8, 2012.[1]

Indiana House of Representatives, District 3 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCharlie Brown Incumbent 57.3% 4,377
Tony Walker 42.7% 3,260
Total Votes 7,637

According to a May 4th article in the NWI Times, Walker faces incumbent Charlie Brown in the Democratic primary. Brown has been held office in District 3 since 1982.[4] According to Walker, "Younger representatives also bring more spirit to the job. Effectiveness does not just come from longevity. You can be effective through bringing a passion and an energy and a commitment to what you're doing, beyond just collecting a paycheck."[4]

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Personal

Walker is 45 and lives in Gary, Indiana.[2]

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