Ken V. Krawchuk was born on February 25, 1953, and has been a registered Libertarian since 1993. He was raised in Philadelphia, graduated with honors from Cardinal Dougherty High School in 1971, and received a B.S. in Physics from St. Joseph's University in 1975. He and his wife, Roberta, have lived in Abington since 1981, and have three daughters and two grandchildren (so far). Professionally, Mr. Krawchuk is an Information Technology entrepreneur serving as a business architect for the pharmaceutical, insurance, and financial markets. He was also the Libertarian candidate for Pennsylvania governor in 1998 as well as 2002 and is a past state party chair. The theme of his campaign is the Separation of Society and State.