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Kristian Poncho for District 32 State Representative

A candidate for House District 32, Kristian Poncho brings unbridled enthusiasm and a genuine passion for our way of life into the race for this open seat. As a lifelong resident of Louisiana and a native of Allen Parish, Kristian is committed to making the continued improvement of Southwest Louisiana the primary objective of his life’s work. The oldest of six, raised by a single mother, Kristian witnessed first-hand the value of hard work and sacrifice as the family frequently dealt with and overcame financial hardships determined attitude and work ethic. Through these trials, he observed how the fundamental values of family, faith, hard work, and service to others are the key elements to living a happy, successful, and fulfilling life.

Having turned down more lucrative career opportunities out of state, Kristian has devoted his efforts to the growth and expansion of a local small business in Basile, LA, Tee Bays Sausage. As a partner in the business, Kristian is involved of all facets of the day to day operation from production to accounting and ultimately marketing. While his efforts at Tee Bays consume much of his time, Kristian has stayed committed to his upbringing through his commitment to finish his education. He graduated from LSU-Eunice with honors with an associate’s degree in Humanities and currently commutes back and forth several days a week to New Orleans where he is pursuing his bachelor’s degree in political science at Loyola University.

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Civically, Kristian is a representative on the SWLA Economic Alliance where his presence on the infrastructure and government committee has provided him with first-hand knowledge of the challenges’ we face in District 32 with our crumbling infrastructure. In addition, Kristian represents Elton as an active member on the Jefferson Davis Parish Chamber of Commerce, putting him in direct contact with local business leaders while utilizing his experience working in small business to provide valuable insight as to the needs of the local business community. As a proud member of the Turkey Clan in the Coushatta tribe, Kristian has grown up immersed in the inner workings of the Coushatta Casino Resort and has a thorough understanding of the major economic benefits the resort has not only on Allen Parish, but Southwest Louisiana as a whole.

Kristian is a member of the First Methodist Church of Oakdale and will defend the sanctity of life and the rights of the unborn. As a gun owner and staunch supporter of the 2nd Amendment, he will always fight to protect our right to bear arms. He strives to live out his daily life following the Golden Rule, “To treat others how you would want to be treated.”

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PO Box 626 Elton, LA 70532 | poncho@ponchofor32.com | 337.275.1350

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