Phil Campbell

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Phil Campbell
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Former candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives, District 47
PartyRepublican
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Phil Campbell was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 47 of the Michigan House of Representatives.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

Agriculture

  • Excerpt: "Attempts to isolate agricultural activity from residential land should be rejected; small agriculture in particular must be encouraged. Michigan ought to abolish the web of regulations surrounding production, processing, transportation and sale of homegrown meat, poultry and dairy so that a truly local food market can emerge. "

Economy

  • Excerpt: "Part of getting where we need to be is branding, but a large part will be attained by creating conditions conducive to business investment. In some cases this will mean capital investment in infrastructure, in others it may mean incentive programs or equitable tax abatements and tax reform, still in others negotiations and agreements with Canada or other states. "

Education

  • Excerpt: "Education in Michigan is in drastic need of attention by competent lawmakers. Our priorities should be to maintain local control of our districts and our curriculum, thus rejecting federal interventions (i.e., defunding Common Core) in what is rightfully a local issue"

Energy

  • Excerpt: "The State should continue to incentivize utility companies to find innovative ways to reduce utility costs while cautiously exploring renewable sources of energy that show promise and are not overly ambitious."

Health Care

  • Excerpt: "While it is undeniable that every American should have access to health care, the great debate of our age is how to best move towards this goal. It seems to me that in addressing these problems, market solutions have not been adequately explored."

Elections

2014

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. Jordan Genso was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Henry Vaupel defeated Phil Campbell, Wendy Day, Harold Melton and Theodore Ring in the Republican primary. Vaupel defeated Genso and Rodger Young (L) in the general election.[3][4][1][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 47 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Vaupel 69.1% 20,998
     Democratic Jordan Genso 26.6% 8,086
     Libertarian Rodger Young 4.3% 1,300
Total Votes 30,384
Michigan House of Representatives, District 47 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Vaupel 41.9% 3,917
Wendy Day 36.7% 3,436
Phil Campbell 17.7% 1,656
Harold Melton 2.9% 274
Theodore Ring 0.8% 73
Total Votes 9,356

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Campbell's endorsements included:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[6]

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