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Kevin George was a Republican candidate for the 4th Congressional District of Texas

Kevin George was a Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 4th Congressional District (map) of Texas. He was seeking the Republican nomination to challenge incumbent Rep. Ralph Hall (R-Texas), but lost a primary election to Hall in March 4, 2008.[1]

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Positions, record and controversies

  • In God We Trust
  • Pro Life, from conception
  • Pro Guns – member of NRA and TSRA
  • No Trans-Texas Corridor super highway
  • End excessive and oppressive regulations
  • Protect American Sovereignty – no North American Union
  • Promote States Rights & small, constitutional government
  • No benefits or amnesty for illegals – English should be our official language
  • Pro Traditional Families: one man + one woman = marriage
  • Reduce foreign dependencies on energy and manufacturing
  • Stand strong against terrorists, promote national security [2]

Bio

Kevin George, age 43, was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, and spent most of his early childhood in Iowa. At age 9 he lived for a year in Edinburg, Texas while his parents learned Spanish. When he was 10 he went to Argentina along with his parents who moved there to be Baptist missionaries. At age 19 Kevin returned to the USA to work and study. [3]

At age 23 Kevin married and eventually had two children with his first wife. But she had Hodgkin's disease and passed away in 1996. After spending almost 4 years as a single father of two young boys, Kevin remarried a young lady, Daiana (pronounced Diana) from Argentina. They have had three more children, two boys and a girl.

Kevin has a bachelor's degree in secondary education, and is self-taught in various sciences and electronics. He also went to an aircraft mechanic school, and has an aircraft mechanic's license. Kevin also studied for a paralegal degree, which he finished, with a specialization in business.

Kevin has the heart and soul of an entrepreneur. He has started several businesses, with various degrees of success, including a pressure-washing business, West Texas Scales (sales and service of weighing equipment), Aerotronics, Inc. - an avionics business (aviation electronics) formerly located at the Grayson County Airport, and his latest - a sophisticated digital calibration system he designed and built for testing aircraft air data systems (prestonpressure.com). Kevin is a creative person that is always looking for solutions to problems. He has developed interests in many fields, including energy, aviation, space, health, economics, politics, law, and spiritual and cultural matters.

As a born-again Bible believer, Kevin is very concerned with what is happening to the families and churches in America. The legal and cultural climate has become a menace to our freedoms and God-given rights. These institutions (families and churches) are distinct jurisdictions from the sphere of government. Proactive leadership is needed to support these key institutions that form the foundations of our society.

Kevin has been a member of several Baptist churches. He has also participated in missions work, including a 6-month trip to Argentina in 1999.

Education is also an important issue for Kevin. As he was raised, he attended a combination of public, private, Christian, and home schools. His children have also attended Christian schools, public schools, and are presently being home schooled. Kevin also taught in a Christian school, teaching physics, Spanish, biology, Bible, and physical science subjects.

Kevin has had an interest in political events and issues for many years. He believes that the time has come for him to become actively involved in the political process, in an effort to influence people from the grassroots as well as influence elected leadership. His greatest concerns are in how families, churches, and culture are being impacted by the exaltation of the State at the expense of our personal and corporate natural rights. A parallel concern involves how our diminishing national sovereignty is also threatening these institutions.

OTHER BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Education:

Rice Aviation - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Airframe; Graduated August, 1992

Rice Aviation - Aviation Maintenance Technology - Powerplant; Graduated February, 1993

International Society of Certified Electronics Technicians; April, 1994

The School of Paralegal Studies - Professional Paralegal Program diploma; August, 1996

PanAmerican School & Institute of Bioenergetic Medicine, Ltd. - Naturopathy; July, 1999

Licenses:

FAA - Airframe and Powerplant

FCC - General Radio Telephone

2008 elections

George was seeking the Republican nomination to challenge Rep. Ralph Hall (R-Texas) in the 2008 congressional elections.[4] He lost a primary election to Hall on March 4, 2008. [1]

Money in politics

Information on this candidate's 2008 fundraising is not yet available. Stay tuned for live feeds of data from the Center for Responsive Politics' OpenSecrets.org site.

Committees and affiliations

Committees

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

Affiliations

Contact

Articles and resources

See also

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 2008 Republican Party Primary Election Returns, Texas Secretary of State's Office, retrieved March 6, 2008
  2. "Kevin George," Official Kevin George for Congress Website.
  3. "Kevin George," Official Kevin George for Congress Website.
  4. 2008 Race Tracker page on Texas’s 4th Congressional District

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