Allen B. West (Republican Party) is running for election for Governor of Texas. He is on the ballot in the Republican primary on March 1, 2022.
West (Republican Party) was a member of the U.S. House, representing Florida’s 22nd Congressional District. He assumed office on January 3, 2011. He left office on January 3, 2013.
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West was the first Black Republican elected from Florida since Reconstruction.
On June 4, 2021, West announced that he would be resigning his position as the chair of the Texas Republican Party, a position he had held since 2020.