Thomas Kincaid, Jr.

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Thomas Kincaid, Jr.
Candidate for
Texas House of Representatives, District 74

Political party Republican
Profession Rancher
Website Campaign website
Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (born September 23, 1950 in Pecos, Texas) was a Republican candidate for District 74 in the Texas House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections.

Education

  • B.S., Range Animal Science, Sul Ross State University, class of 1974[1].

Professional experience

  • Rancher.
  • Licensed real estate appraiser.
  • Former owner, construction company, 20 years.[1]

Political experience

  • Candidate, Texas State House of Representatives, District 74, 2008.
  • Former chairman, Pecos County Republican party.[1]

Issues

Campaign slogan

  • "Common Sense in Texas Government"

Spending

  • Opposes increases in government spending.
  • Supports a required super-majority vote on any proposal that would increase taxes.
  • Supports a cap on any spending increase linked to inflation and population.

Economy

  • Supports tort reform measures that encourage businesses to operate in Texas.
  • Supports strong free markets.
  • Supports strong 10th Amendment rights.[1]

Elections

2010

See also: Texas House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kincaid lost election to Texas House of Representatives District 74 in 2010. He defeated Yolanda Garza in the March 2 Republican primary. He then defeated incumbent Democratic candidate Pete Gallego in the November 2 general election.[2]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74
2010 General election results
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 15,720 54.81%
Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (R) 12,957 45.18%

Campaign donors

2010

As of April 3, 2010, Kincaid has raised $5,500 for his 2010 election campaign.[3] For updated figures, check the Texas Ethics Commission Filings.

His five largest contributors in 2010 are:

Donor Amount
Kincaid Sr, Thomas $2,000
Kincaid Jr, Thomas $1,000
Kincaid Sr, Thomas $1,000
Kincaid Jr, Thomas $800
Ivey, Jean $500

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kincaid lost election to the [[Texas House of Representatives] from Texas's 74th District, to opponent Pete Gallego (D). Kincaid received 14,633 votes in the election while Gallego received 26,235 votes.[4] Kincaid raised $8,550 for his campaign; Gallego raised $458,786 .[5]

Texas House of Representatives, District 74
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Pete Gallego (D) 26,235 64.19%
Thomas Kincaid, Jr. (R) 14,633 35.80%

Community service and involvement

  • Chairman, Rio Grande Advisory Committee, For Stockton.
  • Elder, First Presbyterian Church of West Stockton.
  • Lay pastor, Tres Rios Presbytery.
  • Former member, Tres Rios Church Development Committee.
  • Former teacher, high school church school class.
  • Former member, Fort Stockton High School Campus Improvement Committee.
  • Former den leader, Cub Scouts.[1]

Personal

Kincaid and his wife, Dru, have two sons, Kyle, aged 30, and James, 26. Kyle, a decorated Iraq war veteran, lives with his wife and daughter in Fort Stockton.[1]

Contact Information

Campaign address:
1008 North kansas Street
Suite 7
Fort Stockton, Texas 79735

Contact address:
P.O Box 1371
Fort Stockton, Texas 79735

Phone: (432) 336-2120

E-mail: kincaid@kincaidfortexas.com

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