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Bill Gelineau

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Bill Gelineau
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 3
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Bill Gelineau was a 2012 Libertarian candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 3rd Congressional District of Michigan. He was a Libertarian candidate for District 29 District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010.


Gelinaeu was born and grew up in Michigan. He attended University of Michigan and Wayne State University.[1]


The following is information submitted to Ballotpedia by Gelineau.[2]

  • Restaurant owner
  • Real Estate Land Title Professional
  • A candidate in 5 previous election cycles for various offices


  • Restore freedom and civility to politics[3]
  • Excerpt from Bill Gelineau's campaign website: "as a Congressman, I would focus on doing the work of the Constitution – protecting the individual rights of citizens to live their lives in peace and freedom."[4]
  • On his campaign website, Gelineau's outlined detailed proposals to issues regarding Economics and Tax Policy, International Relations and Individual Freedom.[5]



See also: Michigan's 3rd Congressional District elections, 2012

Gelineau was defeated by incumbent Justin Amash.[6] Gelineau ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Michigan's 3rd District as a Libertarian. He faced Republican incumbent Justin Amash and Steve Pestka (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Steve Pestka 44.2% 144,108
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJustin Amash Incumbent 52.6% 171,675
     Libertarian Bill Gelineau 3.2% 10,498
     Write-in Steven Butler 0% 2
Total Votes 326,283
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"


See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Gelineau was defeated in the general election on November 2, 2010, by David Hildenbrand (R).[8]

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