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Michael Benn
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Candidate for
Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourteenth Middlesex District
Bachelor'sNortheastern University
Master'sBoston University
ProfessionHealthcare Finance
Campaign website
Michael Benn was a 2012 Republican candidate for Fourteenth Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Benn has worked in the field of healthcare finance for 24 years.[1]


Campaign themes

Benn's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs and the economy

  • Excerpt:"I will work to ensure that Massachusetts is looked upon as a desirable place to do business. The first order of business will be to bring the tax rates back down to 5%."


  • Excerpt:"I will work to restore the more rigorous standards to ensure that our educational system is properly focused on student learning outcomes, rather than bureaucratic internal processes. Its a matter of fairness!"

Government Integrity

  • Excerpt:"Government works best when elected officials are accountable for their actions. This requires transparency. The people need to know what is happening on Beacon Hill."



See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Benn ran in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Fourteenth Middlesex District. He was unopposed in the September 6 Republican primary and was defeated by incumbent Cory Atkins (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fourteenth Middlesex District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCory Atkins Incumbent 65.4% 14,869
     Republican Michael Benn 34.6% 7,866
Total Votes 22,735


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