Willis Curdy

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Willis Curdy
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Candidate for
Montana House of Representatives, District 98
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Education
High schoolCorvallis High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Montana
Master'sUniversity of Montana
Personal
BirthdayOctober 30, 1947
Place of birthMissoula, Montana
ProfessionBusiness owner/Retired teacher
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Willis Curdy (b. October 30, 1947) is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 98 of the Montana House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Curdy's website highlights the following campaign themes:

Small Business/Economic Opportunities

  • Equal pay for women
  • Promote mentorship/entrepreneurial programs for Montana small business owners
  • Continue funding for local community development programs
  • Work to expand high speed/increased bandwidth internet access across Montana
  • Promote workforce training programs
  • Work for affordable child care

Education

  • Improve educational opportunities for all students in all subjects
  • Freeze college and university tuition at current levels for Montana residents
  • Expand early childhood education opportunities
  • Work to increase high school graduation rates

Health Care

  • Support Medicaid expansion
  • Broaden mental health care programs
  • Support access to reproductive health care

Montana Seniors

  • Oppose legislation denying Montana Seniors the right to vote
  • Support current Medicare programs

Montana Veterans

  • Enhance programs to encourage businesses to hire veterans
  • Continue funding job training programs for veterans
  • Help veterans deal with PTSD related law enforcement issues

Montana Recreationists

  • Expanding Montana’s block management program
  • Work to expand access to Montana’s public lands
  • Oppose any efforts to overturn Montana’s stream access laws and access-related court decisions
  • Support clean air & clean water[1][2]

Elections

2014

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Montana House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election took place June 3, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was March 10, 2014; minor party and independent candidates had until June 2, 2014, to file. Willis Curdy defeated Heather Cahoon and Greg Strandberg in the Democratic primary. Roger Seewald was unopposed in the Republican primary. Incumbent Andrew Person (D) is running in District 96. David August (R) filed to run, but was removed from the ballot before the primary.[3]

Montana House of Representatives, District 98 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWillis Curdy 49.7% 644
Heather Cahoon 41.2% 535
Greg Strandberg 9.1% 118
Total Votes 1,297

2010

See also: Montana House of Representatives elections, 2010

Curdy was a Democratic candidate for District 100 in the Montana House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections. Curdy had no opposition in the primary and was defeated by Champ Edmunds (R) in the November 2 general election.[4][5]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Curdy's endorsements include:[1]

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