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}}{{tnr}} '''Anthony Tellez''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Libertarian]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|District 53]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Cast%20Your%20Ballot/Candidate%20List/Official%20List%20of%2011_5_13%20House%20of%20Delegates%20Candidates%20by%20District.pdf ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "2013 Official Candidates List for House of Delegates by District", Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}} '''Anthony Gabriel Tellez''' {{2013is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013]] [[Libertarian]] candidate for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|District 53]] of the [[Virginia House of Delegates]].<ref>[http://www.sbe.virginia.gov/Files/Cast%20Your%20Ballot/Candidate%20List/Official%20List%20of%2011_5_13%20House%20of%20Delegates%20Candidates%20by%20District.pdf ''Virginia State Board of Elections'', "2013 Official Candidates List for House of Delegates by District", Accessed July 11, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Tellez grew up in Tuscon, Arizona. He attended Flowing Wells High School, where he studied Military Studies and Math. He subsequently earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wabash College in 2010.<ref>[http://www.tellez4va.com/ ''Anthony G. Tellez for Virginia State Delegate, District 53'', "About Anthony" accessed July 24, 2013]</ref> He works as a software developer and in information technology.<ref name=bio>Biographical submission to ''Ballotpedia'' via email</ref>
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Tellez's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.tellez4va.com/ ''Anthony G. Tellez for Virginia State Delegate, District 53'', "Will you vote for more of the same or make a change this election?" accessed July 24, 2013]</ref>
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*"Support the 2nd Amendment by proposing a constitutional right to concealed carry in Virginia."
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*"Ensuring Virginian's Right to Privacy is not abridged by limiting the use of drones by the state and local police."
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*"Reduce State spending via prison sentencing reform by decriminalizing marijuana and renew the focus on rehabilitation for non-violent criminals."
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*"Liquor Law Reform"
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*"Repeal of the Virginia Marriage Amendment"
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In a biographical submission to ''Ballotpedia'' via email, Tellez outlined his political philosophy.
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<blockquote>"Responsible government and accountability. Across the United States, states are running in the red and cities are going bankrupt. I want to strengthen our civic institutions by cutting government waste and fraud. I believe getting government out of roles it has no business being in will do much more for civil liberties than a government that is overbearing and leaves your life choices in the hands of bureaucrats. I have several platform issues listed on my website that elaborate further on 5 key action items I would like to accomplish. Above all I would like to empower individuals to make their own choices.
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I decided to run because I believe contested elections are the cornerstone of democracy. For the last 20 years, Republicans in the 53rd district challenged the incumbent only a handful of times. In March and April the hand picked successor of the incumbent (Marcus Simon) was not challenged during the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election. I made the decision to run because I believe voters should always be given a choice. This isn't a monarchy, where the king chooses his successor without consent from the people."<blockquote/>
  
 
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*[http://www.tellez4va.com/ Campaign Website]
  
 
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Revision as of 15:54, 24 July 2013

Anthony Tellez
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Candidate for
Virginia House of Delegates, District 53
PartyLibertarian
Education
High schoolFlowing Wells High School
Bachelor'sWabash College, 2010
Personal
Place of birthMesa, Arizona
ProfessionSoftware Developer, IT Professional
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Anthony Gabriel Tellez was a 2013 Libertarian candidate for District 53 of the Virginia House of Delegates.[1]

Biography

Tellez grew up in Tuscon, Arizona. He attended Flowing Wells High School, where he studied Military Studies and Math. He subsequently earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Wabash College in 2010.[2] He works as a software developer and in information technology.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Tellez's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[4]

  • "Support the 2nd Amendment by proposing a constitutional right to concealed carry in Virginia."
  • "Ensuring Virginian's Right to Privacy is not abridged by limiting the use of drones by the state and local police."
  • "Reduce State spending via prison sentencing reform by decriminalizing marijuana and renew the focus on rehabilitation for non-violent criminals."
  • "Liquor Law Reform"
  • "Repeal of the Virginia Marriage Amendment"

In a biographical submission to Ballotpedia via email, Tellez outlined his political philosophy.

"Responsible government and accountability. Across the United States, states are running in the red and cities are going bankrupt. I want to strengthen our civic institutions by cutting government waste and fraud. I believe getting government out of roles it has no business being in will do much more for civil liberties than a government that is overbearing and leaves your life choices in the hands of bureaucrats. I have several platform issues listed on my website that elaborate further on 5 key action items I would like to accomplish. Above all I would like to empower individuals to make their own choices.

I decided to run because I believe contested elections are the cornerstone of democracy. For the last 20 years, Republicans in the 53rd district challenged the incumbent only a handful of times. In March and April the hand picked successor of the incumbent (Marcus Simon) was not challenged during the Democratic primary and was unopposed in the general election. I made the decision to run because I believe voters should always be given a choice. This isn't a monarchy, where the king chooses his successor without consent from the people."<blockquote/>

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Tellez is running in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 53. The general election takes place on November 5, 2013.

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