Joseph Monju

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Joseph Monju
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Candidate for
Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Third Middlesex District
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 1, 1947
ReligionCatholic
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Joseph Monju (b. September 1, 1947) is a 2014 Republican candidate for the Twenty-third Middlesex District of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Local Control

  • Excerpt: "Joe believes in a limited state and federal government, and in putting control back into the hands of local citizens."

Regulation

  • Excerpt: "Joe is opposed to the current over-reach by both the state and federal government."

Size Of Government

  • Excerpt: "Joe supports a limited state government, one that leaves local decisions up to the cities and towns."

Spending

  • Excerpt: "Joe advocates spending taxpayer money more wisely. We can not and must not give the state a blank check to do with whatever it wants."

Taxation

  • Excerpt: "Joe believes in lower taxes for both individuals and businesses. Both thrive in that kind of environment"

Elections

2014

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Massachusetts House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on September 9, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 3, 2014. Incumbent Sean Garballey is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Joseph Sonju is unopposed in the Republican primary.

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Monju ran in the 2012 election for Massachusetts House of Representatives Twenty-Third Middlesex District. He ran unopposed in the September 6 Republican primary and was defeated by incumbent Sean Garballey (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Twenty-Third Middlesex District, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSean Garballey Incumbent 81.3% 19,077
     Republican Joseph Monju 18.7% 4,374
Total Votes 23,451

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