John Mackenzie

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John Mackenzie
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Former candidate for
Delaware House of Representatives, District 22
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Campaign website
John Mackenzie was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 22 of the Delaware House of Representatives.


Campaign themes


Mackenzie's campaign website highlighted the following issues:[1]


  • Excerpt: "The General Assembly needs to rationalize our entire public education system--regular public schools, charters and vo-techs--and return the primary governance of our schools to the local communities they serve. Our schools struggle in a swamp of state regulation and micromanagement."


  • Excerpt: "Our economy will continue to suffer until the GA invests in the smart-growth infrastructure and services necessary attract high-tech employers and private investment. We need legislators who will rebuild voter trust. If we're going to increase the gasoline tax, the revenues must be dedicated to rebuilding the Transportation Trust Fund. If we're going to increase the state minimum wage, we need to show how it will benefit rather than harm our economy."


  • Excerpt: "The Governor has proposed a series of water quality initiatives that will benefit all Delawareans, but the GA isn't willing to make the polluters pay for these. We need to reaffirm our commitment to a clean, livable Delaware."

Health Care

  • Excerpt: "As an economist, I understand why US health care costs so much and delivers such mediocre health outcomes. I will fight to reform our state Medicare and Medicaid programs, and push for creation of "patient-centered medical homes" to improve coordination of care."



See also: Delaware House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Delaware House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on September 9, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was July 8, 2014. John Mackenzie was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Joseph E. Miro defeated Michael Smith in the Republican primary. Miro defeated Mackenzie and Steven H. Newton (L) in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Delaware House of Representatives, District 22, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph E. Miro Incumbent 63.3% 5,118
     Democratic John Mackenzie 34.4% 2,784
     Libertarian Steven H. Newton 2.3% 186
Total Votes 8,088
Delaware House of Representatives, District 22 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJoseph E. Miro Incumbent 56.9% 797
Michael Smith 43.1% 604
Total Votes 1,401

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