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Eduardo “Eddie” Arredondo

(incumbent, unopposed)

Age: 47

Education: Bachelor’s degree in 1991 from University of Texas at Austin; Juris Doctor in 1994 from Saint Mary’s University Law School

Family: Married to Dianne Arredondo, elementary school teacher

Experience: 1994-1997, assistant district attorney in El Paso County; 1997-2004, private practice in Burnet County; 2002-2004, Texas Indigent Task Force; 1998-2004, contract public defender with Burnet County; 2005-present, Burnet County Attorney

Party affiliation: Republican

What do you wish to accomplish?

I would like to continue working with the citizens of the county as their county attorney. My aim is to serve the needs of the people in an efficient, respectable and productive manner. As a prosecutor, I desire to continue addressing domestic violence issues, drug abuse and children’s welfare. I also plan to continue working with the various county departments involved in modernizing our judicial system.

Why are you the most qualified candidate?

I am dedicated to the idea of serving my community. Throughout my career, I have developed skills, knowledge and experience that place me in the best position to perform the duties of this office. I have worked with victims of crime.  I have worked with children in need. I have served as an advisor to the various other county leaders. I believe that I possess the necessary fortitude required to continue leading the Office of Burnet County Attorney in a manner that best serves society.