Richard Dean Davis

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Richard Dean Davis
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Current Court Information:
Title:   Former judicial candidate
Personal History
Party:   Republican
Law School:   Baylor Law School, 1982
Candidate 2014:
Candidate for:  Texas Court of Criminal Appeals
Position:  Place 4
State:  Texas
Election information 2014:
Incumbent:  No
Primary date:  3/4/2014
Primary vote:  28.0%DefeatedD


Richard Dean Davis was a 2014 candidate for the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals (Place 4).[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Texas judicial elections, 2014
Davis ran for election to the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals.
Primary: He was defeated in the Republican primary on March 4, 2014, receiving 28.0% of the vote. He competed against Kevin Patrick Yeary and Jani Jo Wood.[1][2][3]
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Judicial poll

Below are the results of the 2014 judicial poll, conducted by the State Bar of Texas, which asked attorneys to cast a vote in favor of their preferred candidate in each appellate race.[4]

Place 4 Judge
Candidate: Votes:
Judith Sanders-Castro 1155
Richard Dean Davis 867
Quanah Parker 1682
Jani Jo Wood 1565
Kevin Patrick Yeary 1921

Education

Davis graduated from Baylor Law School in 1982.[5]

Career

Davis is a former prosecutor and has practiced law in the Texas Hill Country and the Austin/Georgetown metropolitan area since 1987. He has also been a guest lecturer at Baylor Law School.[5]

Judicial philosophy

According to Richard Davis's campaign website:

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[He] is dedicated to following and protecting the Constitution, and not eroding or changing it. He believes strongly that a jury of citizens is essential to the freedom as well as the security of all Texans.

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He is a strong supporter of the 2nd Amendment and every citizen’s right to self-protection.

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He has been and is dedicated to individual responsibility, and to the fair application of the law. The law should hold the criminal accountable and protect a free society.

Additionally, he refers to himself as a "strong Republican voter."[5]

See also

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References

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