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Michael Saari

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Michael Saari
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Former candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives, District 39
(dead link) Campaign website
Michael Saari was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 39 of the Michigan House of Representatives.[1]


Campaign themes


Saari's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Second Amendment Rights

  • Excerpt: "As a life time member of the NRA (National Rifle Association) I continue to support the second amendment right of the people that are peaceable citizens and non-violent felons, to own and possess firearms."

Unconscionable State Law Requires Reform.

  • Excerpt: "Michigan law eternally removes rights void of reinstatement time frame provision to regain rights for victimless non-violent offenses."

Fair Taxes

  • Excerpt: "We must restore fairness to the tax system and ensure that it is adequate to meet society’s requirements. The state needs sufficient revenue to meet the needs of its citizens."

Minimum Wage

  • Excerpt: "By increasing the minimum wage to $10.10 per hour would provide low wage Michigan workers the same buying power president Lyndon B. Johnson provided the American people in 1968."



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Sandy Colvin defeated Michael Saari in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Klint Kesto defeated Deb O'Hagan and Alan Stephens in the Republican primary. Kesto defeated Colvin in the general election.[3][1][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 39 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKlint Kesto Incumbent 52.2% 16,740
     Democratic Sandy Colvin 47.8% 15,300
Total Votes 32,040
Michigan House of Representatives, District 39 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSandy Colvin 85.7% 3,758
Michael Saari 14.3% 626
Total Votes 4,384
Michigan House of Representatives, District 39 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKlint Kesto Incumbent 55% 4,500
Deb O'Hagan 39.4% 3,222
Alan Stephens 5.7% 466
Total Votes 8,188

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