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George F. Allen* (R)

George F. Allen

Office Sought: U.S. Senate, Virginia
Age: 54
Residence: Mount Vernon.
Education: BA, history, University of Virginia; JD, University of Virginia.
Occupation: Senator.
Web site: http://www.georgeallen.com
E-mail address: contactus@georgeallen.com

Elected offices/civic activities:

Member, U.S. Senate, 2001-present; governor, Commonwealth of Virginia, 1994-98; member, U.S. House of Representatives, 1991-93; member, Virginia House of Delegates, 1983-91; honorary member, Virginia Fraternal Order of Police; co-chairman, Communities in

Why should voters elect you?

"I want to continue working in the Senate to protect our freedoms, make America a land of opportunity for all, and preserve our values."

What do you think is the most urgent problem facing your jurisdiction?

"There are many urgent issues facing our country — economic competitiveness, educational opportunity, energy independence and more. Most important, however, we must remember that we are in the midst of a war against radical terrorists. The resolve of the American people and our allies to preserve our free and just societies in this fight against terrorism is infinitely stronger than the resolve of murderous, hate-filled terrorists. This war is a fight against vile extremists who want to destroy our way of life. It will be a difficult struggle, but I believe we are winning and we will prevail."

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