Geoff Rodgers

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Geoff Rodgers
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Candidate for
New Mexico House of Representatives, District 43
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Prior offices
Los Alamos County Council
2010-present
Los Alamos County Council
2001-2004
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Chicago
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Army
Years of serviceFive years
Service branchU.S. Army Reserve
Years of serviceEight years
Personal
ProfessionSmall business owner
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Geoff Rodgers is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 43 of the New Mexico House of Representatives.

Rodgers has served on the Los Alamos County Council since November 2010 and was elected as Council Chair in 2013. He previously served on the Council from 2001 to 2004.[1]

Biography

Rodgers earned his B.A. in Philosophy from the University of Chicago. His professional experience includes being a small business owner and serving as a helicopter pilot for the Florida Division of Forestry, the Collier County Emergency Medical Services and as the WGN traffic copter in Chicago. He served for five years on active duty and for eight years reserve as a U.S. Army helicopter pilot.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Rodgers's campaign website highlights the following issues:[2]

More Jobs

  • Excerpt: "Geoff Rodgers knows New Mexicans need good jobs. As State Representative, Geoff will work to create an environment where businesses can succeed and grow."

Better Schools

  • Excerpt: "As a father, Geoff Rodgers is concerned about education in New Mexico and he knows we can’t settle for being last in the country. He’ll support meaningful education reforms that benefit students, teachers and parents."

Safer Communities

  • Excerpt: "Geoff Rodgers served our Country for thirteen years in the U.S. Army and Reserves as a helicopter pilot. He’s always fought to keep us safe. In Santa Fe, Geoff will continue that fight by supporting tougher DWI laws."

Elections

2014

See also: New Mexico House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Mexico House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was February 4, 2014. Incumbent Stephanie Richard was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Geoff Rodgers defeated Vincent Chiravalle in the Republican primary. Richard and Rodgers will face off in the general election.[3][4]

Personal

Rodgers and his wife, Marla, have two sons. They reside in Los Alamos, NM.[1]

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