David D. King

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David D. King
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Former candidate for
Attorney General of Wisconsin
PartyRepublican
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ProfessionPastor
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Secretary of State 2010 elections
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Candidates for Secretary of State, 2010


Polls, 2010 Secretary of State elections

2010 Election information
Primary election dates
Statewide elections, 2010
November 2nd General Election results

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State Executive Official news headlines
David D. King is a pastor in Wisconsin. On August 28, 2009, he announced his candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, challenging longtime Democratic incumbent Douglas La Follette in the general election. [1] King, however, went on to lose in the general election on Tuesday, November 2nd, 2010 after receiving slightly over forty-eight percent of the vote.

Professional experience

After a decade of serving as a neighborhood security aid in Milwaukee and managing restaurants, King moved to Meridan, Georgia where he helped a local ministry implement a Youth Center program. In 1996, he returned to Milwaukee to establish a prison ministry with the goal to rehabilitate the prison inmates. From 1997 until 1999, King managed a Transitional Living Facility named the "Mountain of the Lord House" which offered counseling, social assistance and spiritual guidance to men including former inmates, drug addicts and the homeless. Soon after he started a Transitional Home for Single Mothers called "The Lord House of Rest" with the goal of encouraging single mothers to become spiritually strong and to gain and maintain social-economic independence. He expanded his mission enterprise in 2001 with the S.W.E.E.P. (Soldiers, Walking, Evangelizing and Empowering People) Community Justice Center, which helped place individual in employment and provided secured housing.

Controversies

Civil lawsuit

On Tuesday, October 26, 2010, a week before the general election, a thirty-one year old woman named Charlette Harris filed a civil lawsuit against David King, the Republican candidate in the Wisconsin Secretary of State contest, "alleging he impregnated her while she was drunk and unconscious." [2] Harris claims that King took her out to lunch on Thursday, August 26th after hiring her for a position at Buy Seasons, Inc., a New Berlin-based costume distributor, and got her so intoxicated that she passed out on a couch at King's residence "and woke up hours later in a bedroom with her pants unbuttoned." [3] Weeks later, Harris discovered she was pregnant and contends that King is the father because she is a lesbian and has not had sex with a man since her meeting with the Republican Secretary of State candidate. She claims she did not go to the police with her allegations, believing she would be fired from her job; at the time the suit was filed, Harris had already quit her position at Buy Seasons. Her legal challenge accuses King of battery, violation of privacy, and intentional infliction of emotional distress; it also names Buy Seasons for negligent supervision.

Elections

2010

See also: Wisconsin Secretary of State election, 2010
  • 2010 Race for Secretary of State - Republican Primary
  • David King ran unopposed this contest
2010 Race for Secretary of State - General Election [4]
Party Candidate Vote Percentage
     Democratic Party Approveda Douglas La Follette 51.6%
     Republican Party David D. King 48.4%
Total Votes 2,081,104

Campaign contributions

2008

According to Follow the Money, King raised $4,311 in 2008 for his state assembly campaign. [5]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Joseph DeRosa $500
David Fettig $500
Wisconsin Center for Economic Prosperity $475
Janelle Block $400
James Homan $250

2010

According to Follow the Money, King has raised $14,853 in 2010 for his secretary of state campaign as of October 5, 2010. [6]

Listed below are the top five contributors:

Donor Amount
Wisconsin Republican Party $2,800
Herman Cain $1,000
Erik Severson $1,000
Pamela Galloway $500
Reince Richards Priebus $250

Contact information

Campaign Address:

Wisconsin

King for Secretary of State
2407A North Pierce Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212

E-mail: apostledavidking43@yahoo.com

See also

External links

The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from May 13, 2013.


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