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Phil Moffett

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Phil Moffett
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Candidate for
Kentucky House of Representatives, District 32
PartyRepublican
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ProfessionBusinessman
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Phil Moffett is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 32 of the Kentucky House of Representatives.[1]

He ran for Governor in the 2011.

Biography

Phil Moffet was raised by a single mother and grew up with little money. He was able to attend a private high school by performing janitorial work in exchange for tuition and would go on to study finance at University of Kentucky. In 2002, he found a telecommunication firms, CCS Partners, where he still serves as the managing partner.

Moffet also founded a private school voucher program in 1998, School Choice Scholarships, dedicated to working with children in the Louisville area. He and his wife, Christi, have four adopted children, whom they homeschool.

Prior to announcing his candidacy in July of 2010, Moffet had been a long time board member of the Bluegrass Center for Public Policy Solutions, a center-right think tank in Louisville, Kentucky.

Education

  • University of Kentucky

Issues

Moffet lists Kentucky's state sovereignty as his top issue and lists as other areas of focus if he is elected:

  • balancing the state budget
  • encouraging business through tax reform
  • implementing a new management structure for public schools

In op-eds made available on his campaign site, Moffet has called for overturning prevailing wage laws[2], repealing the Obama Healthcare Law[3], and supported the theory that state's have a right to nullify federal laws.[4][5]

Elections

2014

See also: Kentucky House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Kentucky House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on May 20, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was January 28, 2014. Ashley Miller is unopposed in the Democratic primary, while Shellie May will face Phil Moffett in the Republican primary.[1]

2011

See also: Kentucky state executive official elections, 2011 and State executive official elections, 2011

Moffett sought the Republican gubernatorial nomination in 2011 but finished second in the May 17th primary.

2011 Race for Governor - Republican Primary
Candidates Percentage
Barbara Holsclaw 13.80%
Phil Moffett 37.98%
Green check mark.jpg David Williams 48.22%
Total votes 142,056

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