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Clark Durant

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Clark Durant
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Candidate for
U.S. Senate, Michigan
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sDetroit, MI
J.D.Notre Dame Law School
Personal
Birthday1949
Place of birthDetroit, MI
ProfessionIndependent School Founder
Websites
Campaign website
Clark Durant was a 2012 Republican candidate who sought election to the U.S. Senate from Michigan.
Clark Durant for Congress campaign logo.

Biography

Durant was born in Detroit, Michigan. He attended Tulane University and then obtained his law degree from the University of Notre Dame in 1976. He served as an assistant to the President of Hillsdale College. He is the co-founder and former CEO of the Cornerstone Schools, a group of charter and independent schools in the inner city of Detroit.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: United States Senate elections in Michigan, 2012

Durant ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. Senate, representing Michigan.[2] He was defeated by Pete Hoekstra in the Republican primary on August 7, 2012.[3]

On July 26, the Detroit News reported that Senator Rand Paul had endorsed Durant for the Senate race. According to the Detroit News, Paul in his statement said, "Clark Durant is running as a ‘Rebel With a Cause’ to challenge the tax and spend, establishment culture in Washington D.C. We need leaders like Clark who will not just go with the flow. We need creative problem solvers who will get our government back to its constitutional roots. It is important to send someone who will defend liberty and promote solutions to our fiscal mess."[4]

Campaign donors

2012

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Durant's reports.[5]

Clark Durant (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]March 31, 2012$1,154,315.03$557,776.27$(260,960.84)$1,451,130.46
July Quarterly[7]June 30, 2012$1,451,130.46$272,844.30$(302,191.63)$1,411,633.13
Running totals
$830,620.57$(563,152.47)

Personal

Durant has been married to his wife, Susan, for over 30 years. They have four children and two grandchildren.[8]

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