Gerald Kucia

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Gerald Kucia
Candidate for
Mississippi Senate District 29

Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website Campaign website
Gerald Kucia was a 2011 Republican candidate for District 29 of the Mississippi State Senate. He lost in the primary election to Steve Stanford.

Kucia is an attorney and has worked for the U.S. Department of Agriculture for the past eight years. Previously, he clerked for the Mississippi Supreme Court. He currently serves on the Hinds County Republican Executive Committee. Kucia earned his JD from the University of Mississippi School of Law.

Elections

2011

See also: Mississippi State Senate elections, 2011

Kucia ran in the 2011 election for Mississippi Senate District 29. He lost to Steve Stanford in the primary on August 2, 2011. Incumbent David Blount ran unopposed in the Democratic primary. The general election took place on November 8, 2011. [1]

Issues

According to his website, Kucia highlights the following issues:
1. Effective law enforcement

  • abolishing probation for violent offenders
  • creation of specialized criminal courts
  • increased penalties for gang-related crimes
  • mandatory minimum bails for repeat violent offenders

2. A strong economy

  • replacing the state income tax with a flat tax
  • aggressively marketing Mississippi businesses out of state
  • a tax amnesty day during the month of December
  • elimination of unnecessary regulations that strangle business opportunities

3. Education reform

  • strict accountability in spending for education spending
  • elimination of wasteful bureaucracy in the public school systems
  • expansion of school choice, charter schools, home schooling standards[2]

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