Beth Van Duyne

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Full Name Beth Van Duyne
Age 50 Years Old
Nick Name Beth
Gender Female
Birth Date November 29th, 1970
Birth Place Ithaca, New York, U.S

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About Beth Van Duyne

An American politician from the state of Texas, Beth Van Duyne served as mayor of Irving, Texas, from 2011 through 2017. She is a former official in the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Trump administration. Before being named regional administrator, Van Duyne was a city council representative from 2004 to 2010. As former deputy mayor pro tem, she actively represented the city with the U.S. Conference of Mayors, National League of Cities, Texas Municipal League, and North Central Texas Council of Governments. She also ran a consulting business helping executives develop strategic business plans, negotiation strategies, grassroots coalition building, and federal and state legislative policy strategies. Recently, Beth Van Duyne maintained a slim lead over Democrat Candace Valenzuela in their battle for the open seat in the 24th Congressional District, which is in parts of Dallas, Tarrant and Denton counties.

Famous For

  • Being an American politician.
  • For being a former official in the Department of Housing and Urban Development in the Trump administration.

Beth Van Duyne, a famous politician

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Early Life of Beth Van Duyne

In 1970, Beth Van Duyne took birth with the real name or full name of Elizabeth Ann Van Duyne in Ithaca, New York, U.S, and lived in Amsterdam, New York (hometown) until she was seven years old and later lived in Cooperstown. She holds an American nationality and American-white ethnicity. Analogously, she is from Christianity religion whereas her race is white. As her birthdate is not fixed her star sign is unknown though she celebrated her 49th birthday. She is the daughter of Barbara Van Duyne (mother) as her father's name is unknown. She graduated from Greenhill School in Addison, Texas. She also graduated from Cornell University, magna cum laude, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in city and regional planning, government, and law.

Career of Beth Van Duyne

  • Beth Van Duyne jumps off her political career by winning against Gears in the 2004 election whereas she was elected mayor in 2005 and stepped down from the council in 2010, as well as successfully ran for mayor against Gears in the 2011 election and defeated Gears in a rematch in the 2014 election.
  • Van Duyne announced she would not seek a third term as mayor in February 2017 though President Donald Trump appointed Van Duyne as a regional administrator for the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), overseeing Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Louisiana, and Arkansas in May 2017.
  • She announced her resignation from HUD so that she could run in the 2020 elections to succeed Marchant in representing Texas's 24th congressional district.
  • After then, she defeated four other Republicans in the Republican Party primary with about 65% of the vote on 3rd March 2020 as President Donald Trump endorsed her in the primary.
  • She has raised, according to the Center for Responsive Politics, $1.4 million, about $300,000 more than her opponent as well as opposes the Affordable Care Act, saying it "has done profound damage to the healthcare of Americans."
  • She held events where she did not wear a face mask and did not socially distance, in contradiction to public health guidance. Van Duyne criticized her opponent, Valenzuela, as a "coward" for not campaigning in person amid the coronavirus pandemic though she praised the Trump administration's handling of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • On criminal justice reform, Van Duyne is opposed to ending cash bail.
  • Furthermore, as a piece of fresh news, Van Duyne maintained a slim lead over Democrat Candace Valenzuela in their battle for the open seat in the 24th Congressional District, which is in parts of Dallas, Tarrant and Denton counties. As of 11:05 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 3, Van Duyne had 49% (160,409 votes to Valenzuela's 47.3% (154,672 votes). "It's a tough race. We knew that all along," Van Duyne told supporters earlier Tuesday night as election results rolled in.

Beth Van Duyne and Donald Trump

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Personal Life of Beth Van Duyne

Reflecting on Beth Van Duyne's personal life, she is a married woman. She was married to Chris "Casey" Wallach whom she met while attending Cornell University. But their relationship was not exceptional, it didn't long last, the couple got divorced in 2012 after being married for 17 years. Meanwhile, there have been no speculations about any other leading guy in her life. She has her job to keep him engaged after all. Beth is not only a politician, but she is also a mother of two children. Furthermore, talking about her sexual orientation, she is straight.

Net Worth of Beth Van Duyne

Moving towards Beth Van Duyne's net worth, her worth is in millions of dollars though she also earns a handsome amount of salary which is also in thousands of dollars per year. She has broken the myth that an individual has to reach a certain age to start working and become a global name. In addition, her main source of income is from a political career. She is sincere in her work. But, she is doing all the hard works in order to build a secure financial status for herself and her family. Additionally, she has not done any endorsement work yet.

Body Measurement of Beth Van Duyne

The very beautiful Beth Van Duyne has a great personality. She's got a standard height and a convincing appearance. She had the perfect body combined with good looks. She could carry off any look with great simplicity. Her sensible thoughts with a good sense of humor greatly attract her spectators to their TV screen. Graceful politician Beth has got brown hair and dark brown eyes color though her body build type is average. She is also gradually transforming into an attractive and more feminine person.