Kentucky's 4th Congressional District - Republican
Thomas Massie earned two engineering degrees from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He founded SensAble Technologies, Inc., based on his invention that made computers easier to use, and raised over $32 million of venture capital, created 70 jobs, and obtained 24 patents.
Ten years ago, he moved back home to Kentucky with his wife and high school sweetheart, Rhonda, to raise their four children on a farm. He began battling big government as a concerned citizen in 2007, and stopped or lowered four separate tax initiatives in his county.
In 2010, Massie won the race for Lewis County Judge Executive. In the first nine months of his administration, he eliminated enough wasteful government spending to pay his first three years salary as Judge Executive.Read More