Bluffton Town Council candidate profile: Fred Hamilton Jr.

dburley@islandpacket.comOctober 25, 2013 

Fred Hamilton Jr.

Age: 54

Office: Bluffton Town Council

Number of years living in the area you seek to represent: 54 years

Family: None listed

Education: High school

Current occupation/employer: Auto sales

Employment, military and volunteer history: U.S. Army communications chief, three years

Public offices held: Bluffton Town Council, six years

Unsuccessful attempts at public office: Bluffton Town Council, 2011 election

Other prior political and government experience: None listed

Key endorsements you've received: None listed

Contributions: Not available as of 12:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Expenditures: Not available as of 12:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Highest contributor: Not available as of 12:30 p.m. Oct. 25.

Why should people vote for you?

I'm vested in my community. I would encourage and support maintaining our quality of life, and listening to the voice of the people.

What are the three most important issues you would address if elected?

  1. Quality of family life in Bluffton
  2. Maintain and protect our natural resources
  3. Employment opportunities for our locals
What other issues to do you see as important?

Downtown parking; completing sewer projects; and sidewalks and lighting on other roads and communities

What specific steps would you take to make government more open and accessible to the public?

Did not answer

Have you ever been convicted of a crime (felony), been disciplined by a professional licensing board or had an ethics violation filed against you?

Did not answer

Have you ever filed for bankruptcy, been delinquent on your federal, state or local taxes?

Did not answer

Are there any personal details about yourself that voters would be interested in knowing?

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