Anthony R. Martin

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Anthony R. Martin
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Candidate for
Illinois House of Representatives District 35
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sSaint Xavier (1992)
Personal
ProfessionFirefighter
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Anthony R. Martin was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 35 of the Illinois House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Martin's campaign website listed the following issues:[1]

  • Budget
Excerpt: "Failed leadership during the worst economic downturn since the Great Depression has left our state budget out of control."
  • Jobs & Infrastructure
Excerpt: "In these difficult times, our state has an obligation to support working families and put people back to work."
  • Education
Excerpt: "While the state does not have unlimited resources, adequately funding education is crucial to our children’s futures and the economic viability of our state."
  • Civil Rights
Excerpt: "We have an ethical and constitutional obligation to offer the same benefits and protections to every citizen."
  • Environment
Excerpt: "We have an obligation to leave a world our children can enjoy. Improving our environmental management and protection policies will lead to cleaner air and water, which will help promote health and wellness for residents, and help grow our tourism and outdoor recreation economy."
  • Illinois Pension Crisis In A Nutshell
Excerpt: "The magnitude of the deficit related to public pensions of the State of Illinois, the City of Chicago and municipalities across the state is substantial."

Elections

2012

See also: Illinois House of Representatives elections, 2012

Martin ran in the 2012 election for Illinois House of Representatives District 35. Martin was defeated by Frances Ann Hurley in the Democratic primary on March 20, 2012.[2][3]

Illinois House of Representatives, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngFrances Ann Hurley 53.5% 6,782
Anthony R. Martin 31.7% 4,024
Andrew Byrne Hodorowicz 14.8% 1,872
Total Votes 12,678

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