Geoff Davis

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Geoff Davis
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Birthdate: Octover 26, 1958
Office: U.S. Representative
Assumed Office: January 3, 2005
Political Party: Republican
Past Experience
Office: None
Occupation: Manufacturing Consultant, Military
Contact Information
Location: Hebron, KY
Email: none
Phone: (859) 426-7760


Geoff Davis is the Republican representative from Kentucky's 4th congressional district. He currently serves on the Committee of Ways and Means.

Career History

Davis was born in Montreal, Canada to American parents, and attended the United States Military Academy. He served in the Middle East during the 1980s with the U.S. Army Rangers. Before running for the House, he worked as a consultant in the manufacturing field.

In 2002 elections, Davis had challenged Ken Lucas, the Democratic incumbent but was narrowly defeated. Two years later, however, Lucas declined to run, honoring a promise to serve only three terms. In the 2004 race for the open seat, Davis defeated his Democratic opponent Nick Clooney, father of actor George Clooney, in a race that had been rated as highly competitive by outside observers.

Issues

The Federal Reserve

Davis is a cosponsor of The Federal Reserve Transparency Act of 2009, which proposes an audit of the Federal Reserve. [1]

Foreign Policy

Davis voted AGAINST directing President Obama to remove United States Armed Forces from Afghanistan, pursuant to section 5(c) of the War Powers Resolution. [2]

Minimum Wage

Davis voted FOR an increase in the minimum wage under the Fair Minimum Wage Act of 2007. [3]

The PATRIOT Act

Davis voted FOR the reauthorization of the PATRIOT Act in 2005. [4]

Real ID Act

Davis voted FOR the Real ID Act in 2005. [5]

The Second Amendment

Davis received an A rating from the National Rifle Association (NRA) for the 2008 election cycle.

Davis currently has an A rating from Gun Owners of America. [6]

Links

References

  1. HR 1207 Co-Sponsors
  2. H Con Res 248 Roll Call
  3. Final Vote Results for Roll Call 18
  4. PATRIOT Act Reauthorization House Roll Call
  5. Real ID Roll Call
  6. Gun Owners of America House Ratings for the 111th Congress