Joe Lukasiewicz

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Joe Lukasiewicz
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Candidate for
Michigan State Senate, District 36
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Campaign website
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Joe Lukasiewicz is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 36 of the Michigan State Senate.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Lukasiewicz's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Michigan’s unemployment rate remains unacceptably high

  • Excerpt: " It will take a district-wide strategy to combat this problem. It will require a partnership between the State and the District’s tourism, agriculture, forestry, manufacturing, and retail business owners. It’s time to work together to solve our unemployment problem and its resulting poverty."

Our educational system is broken

  • Excerpt: "Education has a significant impact on economic prosperity. A more educated populace makes more money which increases the tax base, attracting yet more employers. It’s simple math! We need to double-down on our educational support, not defund it."

We must protect our District’s natural resources

  • Excerpt: " It is said about Michigan, that one is never but a few miles from a lake, river, or stream. Water is a Michigander’s life-blood as are the forests and the farms. These precious assets not only define who we are as a State, but serve as critical drivers to our economic prosperity. We CAN move forward as a State and still protect our God-given resources. We are all in this together!"

We need a well-maintained infrastructure

  • Excerpt: "I am running to be your next State Senator for the 36th District because doing "business as usual" is clearly not working to serve the taxpayers in our District. Continuing to ignore our State’s problems, underfund programs that are essential to economic growth, while siphoning more and more of our savings through fees and taxes is counterproductive as it drives people away from our state and region."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Joe Lukasiewicz was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jim Stamas was unopposed in the Republican primary. Lukasiewicz faces Stamas in the general election.[3][4][5]

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