Kevin Kastner

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Kevin Kastner
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Former candidate for
Alaska House of Representatives, District 16
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Term limitsLast election = November 4, 2014
Education
High schoolPutnam City West
Personal
ProfessionRace director
Websites
Campaign website
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Kevin Kastner was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 16 of the Alaska House of Representatives.

Biography

Growing up in Oklahoma, Kastner graduated from Putnam City West in Oklahoma City. He went on to study mechanical engineering at the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and Southern Nazarene University.[1]

Professionally, Kastner serves as the executive director of the Iron Dog race, the world's longest snowmobile race. Since 1997, he has held professional roles at GCI, AlaskaUSA, Starbucks and co-founded two small businesses.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Kastner's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[2]

Protecting our Prosperity

  • Excerpt: "I believe in the future of Alaska, developing our resources and building a strong economy. As your state representative I will dedicate my time to improving the prosperity of all Alaskans and protecting your personal liberties."

Education

  • Excerpt: "As your representative I am committed to building legislative support to fund technology and vocational education programs for early education."

Transportation

  • Excerpt: "As your representative I am committed to improving the roads and public transportation in our neighborhoods."

Military & Veterans

  • Excerpt: "As your representative I am committed to honoring our commitment to veterans and making sure they know their benefits."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt: "As your representative I am committed to protecting your right to defend yourself."

Elections

2014

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alaska House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place August 19, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. District 14 incumbent Max F. Gruenberg, Jr. was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Don Hadley defeated Kevin Kastner in the Republican primary. Gruenberg will face Hadley in the general election.[3][4][5]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 16 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDon Hadley 54.9% 1,108
Kevin Kastner 45.1% 910
Total Votes 2,018

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