Kerry Douglas McKennon is a sixth generation Texan. His family farmed for over 100 years and his grandfather’s last crop of cotton was in 1985. Kerry was born in Petersburg, Texas, graduated high school from Shallowater ISD, and attended Texas Tech University before serving in the Naval Reserves.

Kerry and Walter will be married 10 years in August 2018. They currently live in Petersburg, Texas.

Kerry joined the Libertarian Party in 2013. He ran for Texas House District 88 and Texas Senate District 28 special election in 2014. In 2016, Kerry made a bid for the vice presidential nomination without success. He is the elected county chair of Hale County and the Senate District 28 representative for the Libertarian Party of Texas’ executive committee and served as Platform Committee chair at the state level for two terms.

Kerry is the County Coordinator for the Libertarian Party of Texas (LPTexas) working to affiliate all 254 counties in Texas. The main goal of the Libertarian Party is to maximize freedom for all individuals, and Kerry often pairs up with organizations that have similar goals. He has spoken at several conferences with Young Americans for Liberty (YAL) and Students for Liberty (SFL). Currently he is working in sales.

Remember that Texans do not ask permission to be free. We are free! Together we can fight back against the bullies in Austin. McKennon: Texian for Texas!