Martin J. Lindeke

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Martin Lindeke
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Candidate for
Alaska State Senate District 6 (F)
PartyDemocratic
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Martin J. Lindeke was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 6 (F) of the Alaska State Senate.

Lindeke earned his B.A. from the University of Colorado. He has served in the United States Navy and has also worked as a certified building inspector.

Issues

Campaign themes

2010

Lindeke's website highlighted the following campaign themes:

  • Fiscal Responsibility
Excerpt: "I am committed to fiscal responsibility. That means living within our means just like any Alaskan family manages their budget."
  • Energy
Excerpt: "Alaska residents pay the highest energy prices in the nation. As the largest producer of oil in the United States, I believe we can do better. "
  • Education
Excerpt: "Hiring, training and retaining excellent teachers is vital to the health of our schools. This is why I support a return to defined benefits for teachers to give our teachers the respect they deserve and to support schools attract and retain exceptional educators."
  • Hunting and Fishing
Excerpt: ."..I believe fishing and hunting rights should be protected."
  • Protecting the Dividend
Excerpt: "When elected, I will fight to keep our Permanent Dividend Fund in the hands of Alaskans by constitutionally protecting it from politicians who are already spending too much."
  • Supporting Our Troops
Excerpt: "I know how important it is that military families are supported by the State Legislature, and I will do my best to make sure the needs of those serving and their families are met at a State level."
  • Jobs
Excerpt: "We need better work force training to help young people transition and become leaders in our communities."[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Alaska State Senate elections, 2012

Lindeke ran in the 2012 election for Alaska State Senate District 6 (F). He ran unopposed in the August 28, 2012 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Fred Dyson (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3][4]

Alaska State Senate, District 6 (F), General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngFred Dyson Incumbent 75.5% 9,954
     Democratic Martin Lindeke 24.5% 3,238
Total Votes 13,192

2010

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lindeke was unopposed in the August 24 primary. He was defeated by Republican Dan Saddler in the November 2 general election.

Alaska House of Representatives District 18 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dan Saddler (R) 1,944
Martin J. Lindeke (D) 707

Personal

Lindeke and his wife, Mary, have one child.[5]

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