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Bill Barron (Kentucky)

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Bill Barron
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives District 13
Date of birth12/11/1949
Place of birthOwensboro, Kentucky
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Campaign website
Bill Barron was a 2012 Independent candidate for District 13 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.

Barron has started a number of small businesses in Owensboro, Kentucky, including moving and storage, commercial real estate brokerage and homebuilding.[1]


Campaign themes

Barron's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]


  • Excerpt:"Those of us who work in the private enterprise system which is where tax dollars are generated must demand more efficient government. With your support, I will bring leadership and a willingness to attack difficult issues."

Government Spending/Debt

  • Excerpt:"I believe we can control spending and debt and do it responsibly. My leadership experience, over 39 years of leading small businesses that operated within a responsible margin, will bring practical fiscal leadership to the legislature to help balance the Kentucky budget."


  • Excerpt:"Imagine that our neighbors have jobs because we created a business friendly environment that attracts employers and encourages individuals to start small businesses which are the backbone of our nation."



See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2012

Barron ran in the 2012 election for Kentucky House of Representatives District 13. He ran as an Independent and was defeated by incumbent Jim Glenn (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Kentucky House of Representatives, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJames Glenn, Jr. Incumbent 50.8% 7,991
     Independent Bill Barron 49.2% 7,740
Total Votes 15,731


Barron and his wife Jo have six children.[1]

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