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  Barnes, Ben
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NameBen Barnes
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De Leon, Texas , United States
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Born April 17, 1938 (83 years)
ContributorTexas Democrat 06
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Feb 21, 2019 09:17am
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InfoHe became Speaker of the Texas House of Representatives at 26, and a few years later became Lt. Governor of Texas. He retired from public office, though kept up an active role in politics. He is a big player in Texas Democrat fundraising. He is very wealthy, and is mentioned as a possible U.S. Senate candidate.


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Sep 08, 2004 12:00am Commentary The Dirt on Ben Barnes' Claims about Bush and the Air National Guard  Article Tony82 

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  05/06/1972 TX Governor - D Primary Lost 17.89% (-26.04%)
  11/03/1970 TX Lt. Governor Won 66.62% (+33.23%)
  11/05/1968 TX Lt. Governor Won 72.01% (+44.01%)
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TX Governor - Nov 07, 2006 R Carole Keeton Strayhorn