|Former candidate for|
|U.S. House, Texas, District 14|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|High school||Alvin High School, 1967|
|Associate's||College of Mainland, 1976|
|Bachelor's||University of Houston, 1980|
Wieder graduated from Keesler AFB in 1969. He went on to receive his AAS in computer science and real estate from the College of Mainland in 1976. Wieder then earned his BBA from the University of Houston.
Wieder served in the United States Air Force and is a Vietnam veteran. He has worked as a real estate broker and insurance broker.
Wieder stated the following about his political philosophy in a bio submission to Ballotpedia:
"Stop Abortion, Free the innocent in Jail, Smaller Government (but with saftey net for individuals, not corporations), Fair Tax (includes no tax option), Prayer back in School, Solve immigration(includes required seminars to teach american living, leaving the barrio behind, ect), Cut foreign aid, get out of the wars(including United Nations), Responsive to all, Liberty and Justice for all, One nation, under GOD.... "
Wieder ran in the 2014 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 14th District. Wieder won the Libertarian Party nomination at the state convention in April 2014. He was defeated by incumbent Randy Weber (R) in the general election on November 4, 2014.
|U.S. House, Texas District 14 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Randy Weber Incumbent||61.8%||89,876|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State (100% reporting) Vote totals above are unofficial and will be updated once official totals are made available.|
Wieder ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Texas' 9th District. He ran as a Libertarian candidate. He ran against Steve Mueller (R), incumbent Al Green (D), and Vanessa Foster (G) in the general election on November 6, 2012.
|U.S. House, Texas District 9 General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Al Green Incumbent||78.5%||144,075|
|Source: Texas Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"|
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- United States House of Representatives
- Texas' 14th Congressional District elections, 2014
- Texas' 14th Congressional District
- Texas Tribune, "U.S. House elections brackets," accessed January 7, 2014
- Politico, "2012 Election Map, Texas," November 6, 2012
- Bio submission to Ballotpedia, October 12, 2012
- The Libertarian Party of Texas, "2014 Federal Candidates," accessed May 8, 2014
- The Huffington Post, "Election 2014," November 4, 2014
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