BEAUMONT, Texas — State Representative Dade Phelan is asking for prayers for former lawmaker Mike 'Tuffy' Hamilton. 

Phelan says Hamilton suffered a heart attack and is at Beaumont Baptist Hospital in ICU. 

According to our news partners at the Beaumont Enterprise, the businessman had a triple bypass surgery in 2010. 

According to our news partners at the Beaumont Enterprise, the businessman had a triple bypass surgery in 2010. 

He ran and lost in the 2014 race for Orange County judge. 

Phelan tweeted Monday, "His family would appreciate your support." 

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