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Wedeikes independent candidate

Wedeikes Wedeikes Kate Wedeikes of Rockdale has filed as an independent candidate for the District 20 state representative seat.

This is her statement of candidacy:

I filmed President Clinton’s speech for communit y access at the Frank Erwin Center in 1995.

I obtained clearance and registered with the Department of Public Safety for reporting musicians for an MS talk show.

I was a volunteer for an MS 150 bike tour and in 1991, was a Capitol Salute to Texas Troops volunteer.

In 1991 I wrote a song “Let the Flag Fly High,” dedicated to Persian Gulf veterans.

In 1994, I received the Presidential Gold Seal from President Clinton for dedicating my book “Come Walk Through the Garden With Me” to President and Mrs. Clinton.

I did talk show “Burning Justice” interviews with Erik Moebius, recently disbarred for taking a stand against judicial corruption.

I inter viewed former State Rep. Lauro Cruz, five months of reporting, documenting Moebius’ disbarment process.

I interviewed Cruz for a LULAC public service announcement for Innovations 88.

Also, I interviewed Gus Karim, documenting his exper iences and friendship with President Lyndon B. Johnson as his master designer. He was also a designer for Governor Bush.

I filmed Gov. Bush’s volunteer awards, was nominated as a “community hero” to carry the Olympic torch in 1996.

I filmed Gov. Bush’s ceremony for Olympic torch bearers.

I filmed and produced a special “Thank You” for the veterans at the Waco VA Hospital.

I am a 1995-96 graduate of Innovations 88 at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at the University of Texas at Austin.

I am a poet, song writer and humanist.

I stand strong in the prevention of violence crime, domestic crime and the building of the infrastructure, protecting the social programs that help all

of us in our time of need, especially

204526A01 child safety and host of

other issues, including taxes and property taxes.


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