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Mikel Weisser

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Mikel Weisser
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Arizona, District 4
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sSangamon State University (1992)
Master'sUniversity of Illinois at Springfield (1999), Northern Arizona University (2005)
Personal
Place of birthBeaumont, TX
ProfessionWriter/teacher
ReligionPantheist
Websites
Campaign website
Mikel Weisser was a 2012 Democratic candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 4th Congressional District of Arizona.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

In information submitted to Ballotpedia, Weisser stated:

"I will work for the standard assortment of left side issues: overturn Citizens United, move to amend away corporate personhood; refunding schools and eliminating NCLB, full citizenship rights for LGBT citizens, affordable immigration policies and citizenship drives for immigrants, end marijuana prohibition, restore funding for arts programs, universal health care, universal education to qualified students, progressive taxing, criminal liablities for mortgage abuses or financial sector fraud, end no-bid contracts, protect reproductive rights, reduce government waste & defense contractor spending."[1]

Elections

2012

See also: Arizona's 4th Congressional District elections, 2012

Weisser ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Arizona's 4th District. He was defeated by Johnnie Robinson in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012, after the race went to a recount.[2][3]

Endorsements

Weisser was endorsed by the following:[4]

  • Building Trades
  • Sierra Club
  • Planned Parenthood
  • Postal Carriers

Personal

Weisser and his wife, Beth, have three children.[5]

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