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'''Carol Banks''' is a Democratic candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives]] in [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 4|District 4]].  
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'''Carol Banks''' was a Democratic candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives]] in [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 4|District 4]].  
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Banks is opposed by [[Marcelus Brice]], [[Paris Canty]], [[Mohammed Hassan]], [[Adam Hollier]], [[Ernest Little]], [[Rose Mary Robinson]], [[Beverly Tran]], [[Mervin White]], [[Jonathan White]], and [[Robert Zwolak]] in the Democratic primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012]</ref>
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Banks was by [[Marcelus Brice]], [[Paris Canty]], [[Mohammed Hassan]], [[Adam Hollier]], [[Ernest Little]], [[Rose Mary Robinson]], [[Beverly Tran]], [[Mervin White]], [[Jonathan Wright]], and [[Robert Zwolak]] in the Democratic primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 4
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 = Rose Mary Robinson
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 = Adam Hollier
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|candidate3 = Carol Banks
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|candidate4 = Mohammed Hassan
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|candidate5 = Marcelus Brice
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|candidate6 = Ernest Little
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|candidate7 = Robert Zwolak
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|candidate8 = Mervin White
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|candidate9 = Jonathan Wright
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|candidate10 = Beverly Tran
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|candidate11 = Paris Canty
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|votes1 = 1993
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|votes2 = 1663
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|votes3 = 1272
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|votes4 = 1100
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|votes5 = 632
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|votes6 = 567
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|votes7 = 422
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|votes8 = 135
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|votes9 = 119
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|votes10 = 106
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|votes11 = 95
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===Campaign themes===
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In a July 29 interview with ''The Michigan Citizen,'' Banks cited public safety, preschool and young adult education and lack of assistance for senior citizens as the defining issues of her campaign.<ref name=banksy>[http://michigancitizen.com/the-th-district-p11453-1.htm ''The Michigan Citizen,'' "The 4th District," July 29, 2012]</ref>
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*'''Public Safety'''
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Banks wants to help establish a public safety task force. “You can’t get certain people to come to certain parts of the city,” she said in the interview.<ref name=banksy/>
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*'''Education'''
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"I am for increasing the amount of money we spend on education. I’m for increasing the school year. At a state level, we put more dollars into prisons than in education. We used to focus on the creative side of the child. Now we’re just talking about reading writing, arithmetic and engineering."<ref name=banksy/>
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*'''Senior citizens'''
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"Seniors live on fixed incomes and they don’t know a lot of the resources that are out there that they need. We need to create legislation on the state level to help them."<ref name=banksy/>
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
Banks was a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 3|District 3 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Banks was defeated by [[Alberta Tinsley Talabi]] in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', 2010 Primary Election Results – State Representative, retrieved July 17, 2012.]</ref>
 
Banks was a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 3|District 3 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Banks was defeated by [[Alberta Tinsley Talabi]] in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', 2010 Primary Election Results – State Representative, retrieved July 17, 2012.]</ref>
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==Personal==
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Banks is married with three children and three grandchildren.<ref>[http://www.facebook.com/votecarolbanksstaterep/info ''Carol Banks for State Rep on Facebook,'' "About," June 9, 2012]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term "'''Carol + Banks + Michigan + House'''"
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this candidate due to the nature of the search engine.''
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==External links==
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*[http://www.facebook.com/carolbanksyournextstaterep Banks on Facebook]
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*[http://www.vote4carolbanks.com/ Official Campaign Website]
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*[http://mivote.org/mi-election-2012/ MiVote.org]
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*[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM Michigan Board of Elections-2012 Candidate List]
  
 
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Revision as of 13:42, 5 June 2013

Carol Banks
Carol Banks.jpg
Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 4
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sTexas Southern University
Personal
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
ProfessionAnalyst for Detroit City Council
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification

Carol Banks was a Democratic candidate for Michigan House of Representatives in District 4.

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Banks was by Marcelus Brice, Paris Canty, Mohammed Hassan, Adam Hollier, Ernest Little, Rose Mary Robinson, Beverly Tran, Mervin White, Jonathan Wright, and Robert Zwolak in the Democratic primary on August 7.[1][2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 4 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRose Mary Robinson 24.6% 1,993
Adam Hollier 20.5% 1,663
Carol Banks 15.7% 1,272
Mohammed Hassan 13.6% 1,100
Marcelus Brice 7.8% 632
Ernest Little 7% 567
Robert Zwolak 5.2% 422
Mervin White 1.7% 135
Jonathan Wright 1.5% 119
Beverly Tran 1.3% 106
Paris Canty 1.2% 95
Total Votes 8,104

Campaign themes

In a July 29 interview with The Michigan Citizen, Banks cited public safety, preschool and young adult education and lack of assistance for senior citizens as the defining issues of her campaign.[3]

  • Public Safety

Banks wants to help establish a public safety task force. “You can’t get certain people to come to certain parts of the city,” she said in the interview.[3]

  • Education

"I am for increasing the amount of money we spend on education. I’m for increasing the school year. At a state level, we put more dollars into prisons than in education. We used to focus on the creative side of the child. Now we’re just talking about reading writing, arithmetic and engineering."[3]

  • Senior citizens

"Seniors live on fixed incomes and they don’t know a lot of the resources that are out there that they need. We need to create legislation on the state level to help them."[3]

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Banks was a Democratic candidate for District 3 in the Michigan House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative elections. Banks was defeated by Alberta Tinsley Talabi in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010.[4]

Personal

Banks is married with three children and three grandchildren.[5]

Recent news

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