Know Who Your Choices Are – XIV – Rick Perry

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***UPDATE*** – Rick Perry has officially dropped out of the race . ***UPDATE***

On June 4, 2015, Governor Rick Perry announced that he will running for United States President in the 2016 elections. Below I have provided his political history for your review.

Age:       65

Place of Birth:    Paint Creek, TX

Current Political Office: Governor of Texas

Political Party:    Republican

Political History:

1984       –              Elected to the Texas House of Representatives (as a Democrat for District 64)

1989       –              Switch political party. From Democrat to Republican

1990       –              Elected to Agriculture Commissioner

1994       –              Re-elected to Agriculture Commissioner

1998       –              Elected Lieutenant Governor for the State of Texas

2000 – 2015         –              Governor of the State of Texas

2014       –              Indicted by Travis county grand jury for abuse of official capacity and coercion of a public servant

Political Standings:

  • Supports the death penalty
  • Oppose same-sex marriage
  • Opposes the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act.

References:

Official Website:

https://rickperry.org/

More links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rick_Perry

Voting record:

http://www.ontheissues.org/Rick_Perry.htm

https://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/15373/rick-perry#.VbE3HvlViko

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