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  Olson, Pete
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AffiliationRepublican  
  2011-01-01  
 
NamePete Olson
Address8416 Highway 90 A, STE 160
Sugar Land, Texas 77478, United States
EmailNone
Websitehttp://olson.house.gov/
Born December 09, 1962 (57 years)
ContributorTX DEM
Last ModifedRBH
Nov 05, 2018 01:00pm
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InfoI took the oath of office for the 111th Congress on January 6, 2009.

Coming from a military family, Pete Olson knows the meaning of service. Indeed, one could say that he was born to serve, on December 9, 1962 in Madigan Army Medical Center in Fort Lewis, Washington. The Olson family eventually settled in Seabrook, TX in 1972. Pete attended public school and graduated from Clear Lake High School in 1981, went to Rice University graduating in 1985, and then on to the University of Texas School of Law in Austin. On the day he completed the Texas Bar Examination in July 1988, Pete took the Oath of Office for service in the United States Navy.

Pete started his naval career in Pensacola, FL, where he attended Aviation Officer Candidate School and began a decorated, nine-year career as a Naval Aviator. Pete’s flight training brought him back to Texas in May 1989. He earned his Wings of Gold in March 1991 and began his training to fly the P-3C Orion. Among other missions, the P-3C Orion is designed to track and destroy ballistic missile submarines.

During his deployments, Pete flew missions over the Persian Gulf to enforce the international sanctions levied upon Iraq after Operation Desert Storm. He also flew across much of the Pacific Ocean, the Indian Ocean, the South China Sea, and the Sea of Okhotsk between Japan and Russia. In 1994, Pete’s combat aircrew was named Pacific Fleet’s best in anti-submarine warfare. Pete was transferred to serve on the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1994 and a year later was assigned to be a Naval Liaison Officer to the U.S. Senate.

Pete and his wife Nancy live in Sugar Land, TX with their children, Kate and Grant and their dog Riley. They are active members of the United Methodist Church.


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  11/06/2018 TX District 22 Won 51.36% (+4.91%)
  03/06/2018 TX District 22 - R Primary Won 78.41% (+64.92%)
  11/08/2016 TX District 22 Won 59.52% (+19.04%)
  03/01/2016 TX District 22 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2014 TX District 22 Won 66.55% (+34.98%)
  03/04/2014 TX - District 22 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/2012 TX District 22 Won 64.03% (+32.07%)
  05/29/2012 TX District 22 - R Primary Won 76.48% (+52.97%)
  11/02/2010 TX - District 22 Won 67.49% (+37.68%)
  03/02/2010 TX District 22 - R Primary Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/2008 TX - District 22 Won 51.29% (+6.91%)
  04/08/2008 TX - District 22 - R Runoff Won 68.52% (+37.04%)
  03/04/2008 TX - District 22 - R Primary Won 20.72% (+0.00%)
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  03/03/2020 TX District 22 - R Primary ???
ENDORSEMENTS
TX District 14 - R Runoff - Jul 31, 2012 R Felicia Harris
TX US President - R Primary - May 29, 2012 R Mitt Romney
US President - R Primaries - Jun 26, 2012 R Mitt Romney
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C00437913 Olson for Congress Committee $ 68848.97