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Bill Gelineau

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Bill Gelineau
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 3
PartyLibertarian
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Bill Gelineau was a 2012 Libertarian candidate who sought election to the U.S. House representing the 3rd Congressional District of Michigan. He was a Libertarian candidate for District 29 District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010.

Biography

Gelinaeu was born and grew up in Michigan. He attended University of Michigan and Wayne State University.[1]

Career

The following is information submitted to Ballotpedia by Gelineau.[2]

  • Restaurant owner
  • Real Estate Land Title Professional
  • A candidate in 5 previous election cycles for various offices

Issues

  • Restore freedom and civility to politics[3]
  • Excerpt from Bill Gelineau's campaign website: "as a Congressman, I would focus on doing the work of the Constitution – protecting the individual rights of citizens to live their lives in peace and freedom."[4]
  • On his campaign website, Gelineau's outlines detailed proposals to issues regarding Economics and Tax Policy, International Relations and Individual Freedom.[5]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan's 3rd congressional district elections, 2012

Gelineau was defeated by incumbent Justin Amash.[6] Gelineau ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 3rd District as a Libertarian. He faced Republican incumbent Justin Amash and Steve Pestka (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[7]

U.S. House, Michigan District 3 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Steve Pestka 44.2% 144,108
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJustin Amash Incumbent 52.6% 171,675
     Libertarian Bill Gelineau 3.2% 10,498
     Write-in Steven Butler 0% 2
Total Votes 326,283
Source: Michigan Secretary of State "Official Election Results, 2012 General Election"

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Gelineau was defeated in the November 2, 2010 general election by David Hildenbrand (R).[8]

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