Patti Higgins

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Patti Higgins
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Former candidate for
Alaska House of Representatives, District 25
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
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Patti Higgins was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 25 of the Alaska House of Representatives. He She ran unsuccessfully for District 24 of the Alaska House of Representatives in 2012.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

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

Community

  • Excerpt: " I love this community and want to make sure we have the best representation possible. It isn't enough to listen to people, you also have to hear what they have to say."

Education

  • Excerpt: "As your representative, I will prioritize education funding."

Jobs

  • Excerpt: "I am concerned about the current and future economy in Anchorage and the rest of Alaska."

Small Business

  • Excerpt: "I understand the challenges of meeting a payroll, working long hours, giving back to the community, and feeling the impact of regulations."

Elections

2014

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Alaska House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election took place on August 19, 2014. The general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 2, 2014. Patti Higgins was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while District 24 incumbent Charisse E. Millett was unopposed in the Republican primary. Millett defeated Higgins in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharisse E. Millett Incumbent 54.6% 3,655
     Democratic Patti Higgins 45.4% 3,045
Total Votes 6,700

2012

See also: Alaska House of Representatives elections, 2012

Higgins ran in the 2012 election for Alaska House of Representatives District 24. She ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 28, 2012. The general election took place on November 6, 2012.[6][7] Higgins was defeated in the general election.[8]

Alaska House of Representatives, District 24, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCharisse E. Millett Incumbent 55.4% 3,667
     Democratic Patti Higgins 44.4% 2,944
     Write-in Write-in 0.2% 13
Total Votes 6,624

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Higgins' endorsements included the following:[9]

  • Nina Bonito-Romine
  • Pam Tesche
  • Judy Owens-Manley
  • Greg Protasel
  • Kay Brown
  • Alaska Women for Political Action
  • International Union of Operating Engineers
  • Carpenters Local 1281
  • Charmaine Ramos: Chair for District 25
  • Janice Park: Small business owner, Abbott Loop Community Council Treasurer
  • Geran Tarr
  • Celia Rozen
  • IBEW Local 1547
  • ASEA/AFSCME
  • National Education Association - Alaska
  • AFL-CIO
  • Great Alaska Schools
  • Juneau Pro-Choice Coalition Political Action Committee
  • Gina Hollomon: Owner of the Blue Hollomon Art Gallery & Artist
  • Jane Angvik: Former Assemblywomen & member Charter Commission; Facilitator & Planner; Girl Scout & Woman's Rights Advocate

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