Greer Tan Swiston

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Greer Swiston
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Candidate for
Massachusetts House of Representatives Eleventh Middlesex District
PartyRepublican
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Greer Swiston was a 2012 Republican candidate for Eleventh Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"Greer recognizes the problems that can hamper job growth; she will work with the state to partner with entrepreneurs and workers to create incentives that will help Massachusetts keep jobs and help attract and support new jobs."

Transportation

  • Excerpt:"Greer sits on the Newton Board of Alderman Public Safety and Transportation Committee and sees firsthand the challenges transit poses for Newton. She understands what proactive involvement in state level planning would mean to Newton."

Housing

  • Excerpt:"Greer will address the inequities of the Comprehensive Permit Act and look to make changes that would address the real affordable housing situation that Newton and other communities have in a way that works better for the communities and the residents in need."

Education

  • Excerpt:"Greer will make sure Newton’s voice and perspective on Education is heard on Beacon Hill."

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

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

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Eleventh Middlesex District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKay Khan Incumbent 74.4% 14,329
     Republican Greer Swiston 25.6% 4,935
Total Votes 19,264

Personal

Swiston and her husband have two children.[4]

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