PAUL, Rand, (son of Ronald Ernest Paul), a Senator from Kentucky; born in Pittsburgh, Pa., January 7, 1963; attended Baylor University, 1981-1984; graduated Duke University, M.D., 1988; ophthalmologist; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate for the term ending January 3, 2017. On April 7, 2015 Paul announced his for the Republican nomination in the 2016 Presidential election.
During the campaign as rivals made appearances and gave interviews Rand chose to “work the campaign trail quietly. In June 2015 Paul’s poll numbers began declining. Paul announced he was ending his campaign February 3, 2016.