Miguel Olivas

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Miguel Olivas
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Arizona, District 1
Campaign website
Miguel Olivas was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 1st Congressional District of Arizona.


Campaign themes


Olivas' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Economy
Excerpt: "Miguel is dedicated to his vision of strengthening our national economy by reclaiming America’s historical prominence in manufacturing and innovation."
  • Quality Education
Excerpt: "The Constitution is clear that Education is the sole responsibility of the individual states. This is why Miguel agrees with the states that have made formal requests to the federal government to relieve their local school districts from some parts of the No Child Left Behind Act."
  • Securing our Border
Excerpt: "The issue of securing our nation’s borders is not only an issue to stop the flow of illegal immigration, stop the influence of the drug cartels, and to halt the negative impact on the environment."
  • Small Businesses
Excerpt: "Miguel is a consultant that has assisted many small businesses to overcome burdensome government regulations that strangle small business. He believes the government can do more by subtraction."
  • Second Amendment
Excerpt: "Miguel is committed to defending “THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS.” "
  • Veterans
Excerpt: "Miguel believes the United States government has a moral obligation to provide the necessary resources to ensure the right decisions regarding compensation benefits to veterans are guaranteed."
  • Seniors
Excerpt: "America’s seniors worked hard to leave a strong and vibrant national legacy. It is now our obligation to say, thank you."



See also: Arizona's 1st Congressional District elections, 2012

Olivas was running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Arizona's 1st District. He withdrew before the primary.

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