Sunday, November 24, 2013

Better know a politician: Stacy Lee George

Name: Stacy Lee George

Political party: Republican (R)

Current position: State correctional officer, 2009-present

State: Alabama

Previous position: Morgan County Commissioner, 2001-2009

Future position: George is running for the Republican nomination in 2014 in the primary against incumbent Governor Robert Bentley.

Previous election: The last election George was involved in was 2008, where he lost in an election to the Morgan County Commission.


  • Worked on Governor Guy Hunt's failed third term in 1998
  • First Republican elected to the Morgan County Commission
  • Opposes the tax credits to parents sending their children to private schools over public schools
  • Wants to propose a state lottery to fund public education
  • Wants to support legislation to make it a felony to violate Alabama's open meetings law
  • Strong advocate for gun rights; wants to be known as the "gun-toting governor"

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