John Amdur

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John Amdur
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 36
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Texas at Austin, 1998
J.D.SMU
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Campaign website
John Amdur campaign logo
John Amdur is a 2014 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 36th Congressional District of Texas.[1]

Biography

Amdur graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in 1998 with a Bachelor of Business Administration. He went on to receive a BA in Government from UT and a Law Degree from SMU. Following law school, Amdur got a job as a prosecutor in Dallas. He now runs The Amdur Law Firm, PLLC. Politically, Amdur has volunteered on a number of campaigns for Republican candidates and has been a delegate to Republican conventions.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Amdur's campaign website lists the following issues:[3]

  • Reducing Out of Control Debt
Excerpt: "Career politicians in both parties have taken part in out-of-control spending and driving up our debt. The $17.3 trillion debt that the DC politicians have amassed saddles every U.S. citizen with a debt burden of over $54,000 (and growing!) per person. This is an unacceptable legacy to leave our children and it is time our representatives in Washington get serious about reducing debt and waste."
  • Committed to Our Conservative Values
Excerpt: "Our country was founded on the conservative values that we in District 36 share. It is those values that make our country strong, and it is those values that can get America back on the right track. As your representative, I will always fight hard to protect the sanctity of life, defend our 2nd Amendment rights, and work to slash bureaucratic waste."
  • Obamacare
Excerpt: "Obamacare is bad for the country. Like most of Washington’s top-heavy entitlement programs, it was structured to lose money and force insurance premiums to rise. Additionally, through Obamacare, taxpayers are being forced to help subsidize the cost of abortions, since we have to buy into insurance programs that cover them."
  • Biggert-Waters
Excerpt: "For over a year, I have worked on my city’s Biggert-Waters task force to try to find ways to fight Biggert-Waters and to educate Congress on the harms of this terrible law. I will fight zealously to get this law off the books."
  • Committed to Our Military
Excerpt: "America has the greatest armed forces the world has ever seen. We are blessed to have these dedicated warriors to keep us safe, and we must support our military and make sure the troops fighting for our freedoms overseas are well equipped and well prepared to face our enemies. This includes keeping our promises to our soldiers and veterans."

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 36th Congressional District elections, 2014

Amdur is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 36th District. Amdur is seeking the Republican nomination in the primary on March 4, 2014. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Campaign donors

2014

Candidates for Congress are required to file reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2014 elections season. Below are Amdur's reports.

John Amdur (2014) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
Year-End[4]January 22, 2014$0$106,100$(0)$106,100
Running totals
$106,100$(0)

Personal

Amdur and his wife, Stacey, have two daughters.[2]

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