Know Who Your Choices Are – XIX – Chris Christie

Chris Christie

On June 30, 2015, Chris Christie announced that he will be running for the office of President of the United States in the 2016 Presidential Elections. Below I have provided for you a brief overview of his political and professional history.

Age:       52

Place of Birth:    Newark, NJ

Political Office:  Governor of New Jersey

Political Party:    Republican

Political History:

1987 –    Joined the law firm of Dughi, Hewitt and Palatucci

1993 –    Named partner at his firm

1995 –    Ran for New Jersey General Assembly

2001 –    Appointed U.S Attorney for the District of New Jersey

2002-2008 –         Served as Chief Federal Law Enforcement Officer in New Jersey

2010 – Present –               Served as Governor of New Jersey

Political Positions:

  • Supports Hydraulic fracturing
  • Is now Pro-Life supporter
  • Believes in treating drug addiction as a disease.

References:

Official Website:

https://www.chrischristie.com/

Referenced links:

http://www.nj.gov/governor/

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

https://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/111064/chris-christie#.Vclv3PlViko

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