|Chair of the Texas Republican Party|
July 20, 2020 – July 11, 2021
|Preceded by||James Dickey|
|Succeeded by||Matt Rinaldi|
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Florida's 22nd district
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013
|Preceded by||Ron Klein|
|Succeeded by||Lois Frankel|
Allen Bernard West
February 7, 1961
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Education||University of Tennessee (BA)|
Kansas State University (MA)
United States Army Command and General Staff College (MMAS)
|Allegiance|| United States|
|Branch/service|| United States Army|
Texas State Guard
|Years of service||1982–2004 (U.S. Army)|
2019–present (Texas State Guard)
|Commands||2nd Battalion, 20th Field Artillery Regiment|
|Battles/wars||Persian Gulf War|
Meritorious Service Medal
Army Commendation Medal
Army Achievement Medal
Allen Bernard West (born February 7, 1961) is an American political commentator and politician. He was a member of the U.S. House of Representatives. A member of the Republican Party, West represented Florida's 22nd congressional district in the House from 2011 to 2013.
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- WBAP Morning News – Retired Colonel Allen West Says He Is Looking to Run for GOP Chair, WBAP 820 AM, Dallas, Texas, July 8, 2019.
- "Allen West, Candidate For Chair Of Texas GOP, Stable In Hospital After Motorcycle Crash". 23 May 2020. Retrieved 24 May 2020.
- "Allen West announces GOP primary challenge to Abbott in Texas". The Hill. July 4, 2021.
- "Allen West, running for governor of Texas, diagnosed with COVID-19". www.cbsnews.com. Archived from the original on October 10, 2021. Retrieved 2021-10-10.
- "Allen West, Texas GOP candidate, hospitalized with COVID-19". Dallas News. 2021-10-10. Retrieved 2021-10-11.
- "Texas governor candidate Allen West says he has coronavirus". UPI. Retrieved 2021-10-11.