Eric Story

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Eric Story is a Republican candidate for the 29th Congressional District of Texas

Eric Story is the Republican candidate in the 2008 congressional elections for the 29th Congressional District (map) of Texas. He is the Republican nominee to challenge incumbent Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas) in the general election in November 2008.


Positions, record and controversies


Eric is a Native Texan, age 51, married for thirty-two years to wife Cheri, with two daughters and four grandchildren. For over twenty years as a credential minister, he dedicated his efforts to Inner City and Prison Ministry.

Eric's career path, involved heavily in the oilfield service industry, has presented him with opportunities to travel extensively throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, and Australia, enriching his knowledge of America's value at home and abroad.

He lives in Texas Congressional District 29 and has worked serving his community as a Deputy Voter Registrar, Precinct Chair and Precinct Convention Chair, three time delegate to the Republican District Convention, two time delegate to the State Republican Convention and as an Alternate Delegate to the Republican National Convention in 2004.

In addition, Eric is a member of the Patriot Guard Riders, The Christian Motorcyclist Association, U.S. Border Watch, and the Republican National Hispanic Assembly.

A devoted family man with traditional family values. Although Eric realizes we live in a global community, he believes in America First.

Eric Story is a member of:

Patriot Guard Riders

Christian Motorcyclists Association

Gun Owners of America

Texas State Rifle Association

US Border Watch

Eric Story is a strong Republican Candidate for Congress.

2008 elections

In March 2008, Story won the Republican nomination to challenge Rep. Gene Green (D-Texas) in the 2008 congressional elections.[1][2]

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' site.

Committees and affiliations


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


U.S. Border Watch

Patriot Guard Riders

Assemblies of God

Gun Owners of America

Texas State Rifle Association

More background data

Married to Wife, Cheri, for 32 years

Employed in the Oilfield Service Sector for 33 years

Dad of 2 Daughters

Grandpa to 5

CHL Holder in Texas

Held Credentials as a Minister for 22 years


Phone 713-429-1429

Articles and resources


See also


  1. 2008 Race Tracker page on Texas’s 29th Congressional District
  2. Official Eric Story for Congress Website

External resources

External articles