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Dave Ballard

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Dave Ballard
South Carolina House District 10
Political party Constitution Party
Profession Architect
Website Campaign website
Dave Ballard was the Constitution Party candidate in the August 30, 2011 special election for the South Carolina House of Representatives, District 10. Ballard ran to fill the vacancy created when incumbent Daniel Cooper (R) resigned in April (effective June 29). The 20-year veteran of the house explained that he wanted to spend more time with his family.[1] Ballard was also the for the District 10 in the South Carolina House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections.

Ballard graduated from Clemson University with a Master's degree in architecture. He is married to his wife, Cindy. They have two children[2]



See also: State legislative special elections, 2011

Ballard was defeated by Joshua Putnam (R) in the August 30, 2011 special election.[3][4]


See also: South Carolina House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ballard was defeated by incumbent Daniel Cooper (R) in the November 2 general election.[5]


Campaign themes

On his 2011 campaign website, Ballard lists his policy goals:

  • De-federalize Social Programs (Soc Security, Medicare, etc)
  • Repeal US 16th & 17th Amendments
  • Propose Strict Constructionist Amendment
  • Return SC Senate to one senator per county
  • School Vouchers = competition
  • Hold schools, parents, students accountable
  • Record Actual Legislative Votes
  • Federal and State Fair Tax
  • Business (Large & Small) Friendly = Job Creation
  • Cut Spending
  • Protect Private Property Rights
  • End Illegal Immigration
  • Stop Obamacare
  • Balance Budget , w/ savings triggers when prosperous
  • Protect the Unborn, no exception



Ballard Campaign Fund

559 Cherokee Rd.

Pelzer, SC 29669

Phone: (864) 947-5904


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