Daniel Whitton

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Daniel Whitton
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 36
Date of birthNovember 14, 1987
Place of birthPort Arthur, TX
Campaign website
Daniel Whitton was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 36th Congressional District of Texas.


Campaign themes


Whitton's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Economic Responsibility
Excerpt: "In favor of a balanced budget"
  • Religious Liberty
Excerpt: "Will vote to remove restrictions on free speech placed on religious institutions (Johnson Amendment of 1954 to IRS Code)"
  • Education Reform
Excerpt: "In favor of dismantling the Department of Education"
  • Pro-Life
Excerpt: "Firmly and proudly pro-life"
  • Anti-Obamacare
Excerpt: "Strongly opposed to the government taking over the private insurance industry"



See also: Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2012

Whitton ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 36th District. He was defeated by Steve Stockman and Stephen Takach in the Republican primary on May 29, 2012.[2][3]

U.S. House, Texas District 36 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngStephen Takach Incumbent 22.4% 12,208
Green check mark transparent.pngSteve Stockman 21.8% 11,858
Mike Jackson 19.8% 10,786
Jim Engstrand 9.4% 5,114
Ky D. Griffin 7.4% 4,025
Charles Meyer 4% 2,156
Kim Morrell 3.5% 1,930
Lois Dickson Myers 2.9% 1,558
Jerry Doyle 2.7% 1,479
Keith Casey 2.3% 1,225
Daniel Whitton 2% 1,110
Tim Wintill 1.8% 984
Total Votes 54,433

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