Abigail Whelan

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Abigail Whelan
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Candidate for
Minnesota House of Representatives, District 35A
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Abigail Whelan is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 35A of the Minnesota House of Representatives.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Whelan's campaign website highlights the following issues:[2]

Education

  • Excerpt: "I strongly believe that we need to keep education in our local control. That is why I oppose any effort to nationalize Minnesota's education system. Our parents, teachers, and school board members know what is best for our students."

Jobs

  • Excerpt: "I believe Minnesota can be a leader in job creation, retention and middle-class expansion in the coming decades. The way to that is not by more government, but by providing the environment for job creation."

Budget & Taxes

  • Excerpt: "I will fight for increased property tax relief, lowering income taxes, and reduction in the complexity of the tax code."

Family & Life

  • Excerpt: "Family is also a place where life begins – at conception. I believe we need to honor the sanctity of life, for without the right to life, all other rights are meaningless."

Transportation & Public Safety

  • Excerpt: "Specifically, I will fight to make sure Highway 10 is a top priority. We need to bring it up to date with our traffic needs, and help reduce accidents and fatalities. We must prioritize state spending so the current projects being planned may begin as soon as possible."

Elections

2014

See also: Minnesota House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Minnesota House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 12, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Peter Perovich is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Justin Boals faces Abigail Whelan in the Republican primary.[3]

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