Don Bates, Jr.

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Don Bates, Jr.
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Indiana, District 6
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolBethel Holiness Christian School
Bachelor'sThe Bible Missionary Institute
Personal
ProfessionFinancial Advisor
Websites
Campaign website
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Don Bates, Jr. was a 2012 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 6th Congressional District of Indiana. He lost in the Republican primary.[1]

Biography

Education:[2]

  • Bethel Holiness Christian School, Columbus, Indiana
  • The Bible Missionary Institute, Rock Island, Illinois

Career

Bates has run his own business as a financial advisor in Richmond, Indiana over the past 15 years.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: Indiana's 6th congressional district elections, 2012

Bates ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Indiana's 6th District. Bates and four other candidates lost to Luke Messer in the May 8 Republican primary.[1]

United States House of Representatives, Indiana District 6 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLuke Messer 41.7% 32,859
Don Bates, Jr. 13.8% 10,913
Bill Frazier 10.7% 8,446
Travis Hankins 29.5% 23,276
Joseph Van Wye 1.3% 989
Joe Sizemore 3% 2,346
Total Votes 78,829

Endorsements

Bates was endorsed by Hancock County Council members, Dr. Brian Kirkwood and John Jessup.[3] Bates also received endorsement from the Indiana Right to Life PAC on March 29, 2012.[4]

Bates was also endorsed by State Senator Greg Walker on February 22, 2012,[5] Connersville, Indiana Mayor Leonard Urban,[6] Greg Fettig with America ReFocused and [7] Randolph County Sheriff Ken Hendrickson on April 12, 2012. [8]

Personal

Bates and his wife, Amy, live with their 2 sons in Randolph County.[2]

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