David E. Boswell – Biographical Profile and Positions on the Issues

Previous Candidate for US Representative 2nd District, Kentucky

Kentucky Democratic Party
335 Frederica St.Owensboro, KY 42303
(270) 684-5800
General (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)

David Boswell is an exciting choice for Kentucky Second Congressional District Congressman. A man of integrity, with deep experience of accomplishments in government and deep roots in the Second Congressional District, the area he has already spoken for in both the legislative and executive branches of Kentucky State Government. And he can put his record proudly on the table to compare with his opposition.

It is time to send David Boswell to Washington to represent this important District. Energy projects that open new opportunities for our native industries are peering over the horizon. Change that affects our resources and empowers our dreams. Change that calls for more education and education that is within reach of all. Our Second District

Personal (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)

Boswell was born in Henderson Kentucky in 1949. He and his siblings were raised by a Harley Davidson motorcycle dealer and union millwright father and a stay-at-home mother.

He and his wife, Sandi, have two sons, David Jr. and Todd Christopher, and five grandchildren. The family lives in Daviess County.

Civic (past and present organizations, charities involvement)

Boswell is currently serving on the University of Kentucky's Center for Applied Energy Research, where he has been a member for 15 years, and also serves on the Southern States Energy Board's Clean Coal Technology Committee.

Political (dates and titles of previously held political offices)

In 1978, Boswell was elected to the Kentucky State House and went on to serve three terms and Chair the Subcommittee on Energy. In 1984 Boswell successfully ran for a four-year term as Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture, where he focused on building a strong agricultural industry and promoted ethanol production. Boswell was first elected to the Kentucky State Senate in 1990, where he was recognized as a leader when his peers elected him as chair of the Senate Democratic Caucus.

Throughout his three decades of public service, Boswell has emerged as a strong champion of the issues that matter most to Kentucky families. He was an early supporter of the Kentucky Education Reform Act and played a vital role in improving education in the Commonwealth,

Religion (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)

David and Sandi attend Saint Mary Magdalene Church.

Education (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)

Boswell attended classes at Western Kentucky University and Brescia College.

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