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Bowman ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 16. Bowman was defeated by [[Les R. Adams]] in the June 11 Republican primary.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' "Unofficial Primary Results," Accessed June 13, 2013]</ref>
 
Bowman ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2013|2013 election]] for [[Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013|Virginia House of Delegates]] District 16. Bowman was defeated by [[Les R. Adams]] in the June 11 Republican primary.<ref>[http://electionresults.virginia.gov/resultsSW.aspx?type=HOD&map=CTY ''Virginia Board of Elections,'' "Unofficial Primary Results," Accessed June 13, 2013]</ref>
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 15:40, 8 November 2013

Kenneth Bowman
Ken Bowman.jpg
Candidate for
Virginia House of Delegates, District 16
PartyRepublican
Prior offices
York County Board of Supervisors
2003-2008
Military service
Service/branchVirginia National Guard
Service branchU.S. Army
Personal
ReligionSouthern Baptist
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kenneth Bowman was a 2013 Republican candidate for District 16 of the Virginia House of Delegates.[1]

Biography

Bowman holds a BA in Human Resources Administration and a Masters of Public Administration from Troy State University. He served as a member of the York County Board of Supervisors from 2003 to 2008.[2] His public service includes four years (2009-2013) as the Economic Development Coordinator for Pittsylvania County. Bowman is a retired Lieutenant Colonel who served for 32 years in the Virginia National Guard and U.S. Army.[3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2013

Bowman's campaign website listed the following issues:[4]

  • Protecting Second Amendment Rights

"I will not support any legislation that infringes on the Second Amendment, nor will I support legislation that prohibits the use of commonly owned semi-automatic firearms used daily by hunters, sportsmen, and law-abiding gun owners in Virginia’s 16th District."

  • Supporting Higher Education and Continued Education

"I will work to ensure that the New College Institute and the Institute for Advanced Learning and Research get the support they need to educate our students in relevant skills that will bring high-paying jobs to the district."

  • Creating Jobs in Southside Virginia

"I will work with organizations such as the Dan River Region Collaborative to determine which skills are necessary and work to ensure these skills and trades are being taught through the superior educational opportunities we have at Averett University, New College Institute, Institute for Advanced Learning and Research, Danville Community College, and Patrick Henry Community College."

  • Promoting Agriculture and Agribusiness

"I will collaborate with local, state, and federal officials to ensure that we continue to promote an environment that promotes agriculture. I will support Right-to-Farm legislation that will protect agriculture enterprises and family-owned farms."

Elections

2013

See also: Virginia House of Delegates elections, 2013

Bowman ran in the 2013 election for Virginia House of Delegates District 16. Bowman was defeated by Les R. Adams in the June 11 Republican primary.[5]

Personal

Bowman and his wife, Brenda, reside in Pittsylvania County. He is a member of American Legion Post 47 in Chatham, Virginia and serves as an usher at Mt. Herman Baptist Church.[3]

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