John E. Stone II

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John E. Stone II is the Republican candidate for the 12th Congressional District of Georgia

John E. Stone II is the Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 12th Congressional District (map) of Georgia. He is the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.). He won in primary elections which took place on July 15, 2008. [1]

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Positions, record and controversies

Bio

John E. Stone is the former President of U.S. Freedom Foundation, a non-partisan, non-profit conservative organization founded in 2002 to protect the economic interests of middle-income American families.

He is also former Deputy Chief of Staff and Communications Director for both the late U.S. Representative Charlie Norwood (R-GA10) and Former U.S. Representative Max Burns (R-GA12).

Prior to entering political life with Rep. Norwood as part of the Republican Revolution in 1994, John was a news anchor and reporter for WBBQ News in Augusta, GA.

John was born in Augusta in 1956, attended Richmond County public schools and graduated from the Academy of Richmond County in 1974. He attended Augusta College (now Augusta State University) from 1975-1976, and the University of Georgia in Athens from 1976-1977. While serving in Washington he has studied at the Regent University's Robertson School of Government.

He married the former Deborah Anne Fitzgerald of Hampton, Virginia in 1977 while attending UGA. The Stone's have six daughters and two grandsons. They are lifelong Methodists.

John also served as a Major in the Virginia Defense Force, the reserve to the Virginia National Guard from 2001-2007 prior to returning to Georgia. [2]

2008 elections

Stone is the Republican nominee to challenge Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga.) in the 2008 congressional elections.[3][4] He won in primary elections which took place on July 15, 2008. [5]

Money in politics

This section contains links to – and feeds from – money in politics databases. For specific controversies, see this article's record and controversies section.

Campaign contributions

The following is drawn from government records of campaign contributions to John E. Stone II. Campaign contributions are one of the most direct conduits for influencing members of Congress. How to use this information.

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Committees and affiliations

Committees

Stone will be assigned committees if and when he is elected to Congress.

Affiliations

More background data

Contact

John Stone for Congress
2556 Tobacco Road, Suite D
Hephzibah, GA 30815
706-793-9800

Email: info@johnstoneforcongress.com

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. Shannon McCaffrey, " 5 incumbents beat back challengers in Ga. primary," Associated Press, accessed via The Washington Post July 16, 2008.
  2. Stone campaign website
  3. 2008 Race Tracker page on Georgia’s 12th Congressional District
  4. Official John E. Stone II for Congress Website
  5. Shannon McCaffrey, " 5 incumbents beat back challengers in Ga. primary," Associated Press, accessed via The Washington Post July 16, 2008.

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