Betsy Coffia

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Betsy Coffia
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 104
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sNorthwestern Michigan College
Personal
ProfessionReporter
Websites
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Betsy Coffia is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 104 of the Michigan House of Representatives.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Coffia's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Let's Make Politics about People.

  • Excerpt: "It's time that our politics works for those of us who don't have a million dollars to spare and who cannot hire an army of lobbyists."

A Stronger Economy

  • Excerpt: "Breaking barriers to economic growth through investment in long-lasting roads, bridges, and technology upgrades"

A Stronger Community

  • Excerpt: "Protecting our natural resources and quality of life"

Real Representation for Your Priorities

  • Excerpt: "We know there is too much money in politics. Betsy believes politics is about people, not money. This principle is the foundation of the campaign. Betsy is doing her part by not accepting donations from anyone other than individual voters. I am not in anyone's pocket. "

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Betsy Coffia defeated Penny Larcom in the Democratic primary. Eight candidates ran in the Republican primary; Larry Inman won, with Robert Hentschel and Isaiah Wunsch finishing second and third, respectively.[3][1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 104 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBetsy Coffia 82.5% 3,139
Penny Larcom 17.5% 667
Total Votes 3,806
Michigan House of Representatives, District 104 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngLarry Inman 21.2% 2,430
Robert Hentschel 20% 2,298
Isaiah Wunsch 19.2% 2,205
Jamie Callahan 14% 1,606
Beau Vore 11% 1,265
Karen Renny 9.7% 1,112
Ken Hinton 2.5% 288
Matt Lundy 2.4% 280
Total Votes 11,484

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Coffiaran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 104. She defeated Joseph Sloan in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Wayne Schmidt (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 104, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Schmidt Incumbent 56.5% 26,042
     Democratic Betsy Coffia 43.5% 20,049
Total Votes 46,091

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