Quin Hillyer

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Quin Hillyer
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Alabama, District 1
PartyRepublican
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ProfessionConservative columnist
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Quin Hillyer is a 2013 Republican candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Alabama.[1][2][3][4]

Hillyer announced his plan to run for the 1st district seat on May 23, 2013, just hours after Jo Bonner announced he would be leaving Congress.[1] Bonner's resignation, effective August 15, comes as the result of a decision to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.[5]

Hillyer is a conservative columnist from Mobile, Alabama.[3]

Career

Hillyer most recently worked for The American Spectator, The Washington Times and The Washington Examiner.[3] He previously worked as an aide to former Louisiana Rep. Bob Livingston and for the editorial page of the Mobile Press-Register.[1]

Elections

2013

See also: Alabama's 1st congressional district special election, 2013

Hillyer is running for the U.S. House representing the 1st Congressional District of Alabama. The election is being held to replace Jo Bonner, who announced his resignation on May 23, 2013, in order to take a position as vice chancellor of government and economic development at the University of Alabama.[5]

Endorsements

Hillyer received an endorsement from former Sen. Rick Santorum on May 28, 2013.[6]

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