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}}{{tnr}}'''Ted DeMatteo''' {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Independent]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[Texas' 8th Congressional District elections, 2014|the 8th Congressional District]] of [[Texas]].<ref>[Candidate submission to Ballotpedia, December 19, 2013]</ref>
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Ted DeMatteo''' {{2014is}} a 2014 [[Independent]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[Texas' 8th Congressional District elections, 2014|the 8th Congressional District]] of [[Texas]].<ref>[Candidate submission to Ballotpedia, December 19, 2013]</ref>
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==Biography==
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DeMatteo attended Villanova University and Clarkson College. He graduated and finished his schooling in 1979. DeMatteo went on to work for a top 100 Corporation. During this time, he worked in various assignments, including national defense projects. DeMatteo is currently owner of a security contracting and consulting company.<ref name=about/>
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==Issues==
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====2014====
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DeMatteo's campaign website lists the following issues:<ref>[http://www.teddematteoforuscongress.com/issues ''Campaign website,'' "On the Issues," accessed January 21, 2014]</ref>
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*'''Balanced Budget
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:Excerpt: "We must have a Balanced Budget.  It will be a difficult task both physically and in trying to decide what is important to us as Americans but this must be a priority. Special interests must be eliminated and an end put to Pork Barrel Legislation which is no more then buying some ones vote."
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*'''Reduce the Tax Burden
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:Excerpt: "With a balanced budget and ending deficit spending we will be able to and must reduce the tax burden on individuals and small businesses.  I am very much in favor of a National Sales Tax and a complete repeal of inheritance taxes. "
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:Excerpt: "A Strong Military is essential to our country.  We do not need to be the policemen of the world but we need to be able to defend America from any threats at a moments notice."
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:Excerpt: "The Constitution must be upheld.  Including our right to gun ownership. Guns have only two enemies, rust and politicians."
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*'''Sanctity and Dignity of all Human Life
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:Excerpt: "The Sanctity and Dignity of all Human Life must be maintained form the moment of conception to our last breaths, without any prequalifications."
  
 
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DeMatteo {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2014|Texas']] [[Texas' 8th Congressional District elections, 2014|8th District]]. DeMatteo {{2014isseeking}} election as an Independent. {{Nov2014genelection}}
 
DeMatteo {{2014isrunning}} in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2014|2014 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2014|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in Texas, 2014|Texas']] [[Texas' 8th Congressional District elections, 2014|8th District]]. DeMatteo {{2014isseeking}} election as an Independent. {{Nov2014genelection}}
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==Personal==
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DeMatteo and his wife, Nancy, have two children and one grandchild.<ref name=about>[http://www.teddematteoforuscongress.com/about ''Campaign website,'' "About TED," accessed January 21, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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*[http://www.teddematteoforuscongress.com/ Campaign website]
  
 
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Ted DeMatteo
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Texas, District 8
PartyIndependent
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Campaign website
Ted DeMatteo is a 2014 Independent candidate seeking election to the U.S. House to represent the 8th Congressional District of Texas.[1]

Biography

DeMatteo attended Villanova University and Clarkson College. He graduated and finished his schooling in 1979. DeMatteo went on to work for a top 100 Corporation. During this time, he worked in various assignments, including national defense projects. DeMatteo is currently owner of a security contracting and consulting company.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

  • Balanced Budget
Excerpt: "We must have a Balanced Budget. It will be a difficult task both physically and in trying to decide what is important to us as Americans but this must be a priority. Special interests must be eliminated and an end put to Pork Barrel Legislation which is no more then buying some ones vote."
  • Reduce the Tax Burden
Excerpt: "With a balanced budget and ending deficit spending we will be able to and must reduce the tax burden on individuals and small businesses. I am very much in favor of a National Sales Tax and a complete repeal of inheritance taxes. "
  • Strong Military
Excerpt: "A Strong Military is essential to our country. We do not need to be the policemen of the world but we need to be able to defend America from any threats at a moments notice."
  • 2nd Amendment
Excerpt: "The Constitution must be upheld. Including our right to gun ownership. Guns have only two enemies, rust and politicians."
  • Sanctity and Dignity of all Human Life
Excerpt: "The Sanctity and Dignity of all Human Life must be maintained form the moment of conception to our last breaths, without any prequalifications."

Elections

2014

See also: Texas' 8th Congressional District elections, 2014

DeMatteo is running in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 8th District. DeMatteo is seeking election as an Independent. The general election takes place November 4, 2014.

Personal

DeMatteo and his wife, Nancy, have two children and one grandchild.[2]

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