Difference between revisions of "Charles Roddis"

From Ballotpedia
Jump to: navigation, search
m (Text replace - "google news search" to "Google news search")
m (Annotated dead link.)
 
(14 intermediate revisions by 6 users not shown)
Line 2: Line 2:
 
|Project              = SLP
 
|Project              = SLP
 
|Name                = Charles Roddis
 
|Name                = Charles Roddis
|Profile picture      =
+
|Profile picture      =Charles Roddis.jpg
 
|Position            = Michigan House of Representatives District 35
 
|Position            = Michigan House of Representatives District 35
|Status              = Candidate
+
|Status              = Former candidate
 
|Political party      = Democratic
 
|Political party      = Democratic
 
|Profession          =
 
|Profession          =
Line 21: Line 21:
 
|Place of birth      =
 
|Place of birth      =
 
|Religion            =
 
|Religion            =
|Campaign website    = http://www.charlesroddis4staterep.org
+
|Campaign website    = http://www.charlesroddis.com/
 
|Personal website    =
 
|Personal website    =
}}{{tnr}}'''Charles Roddis''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 35|District 35]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
+
}}{{tnr}}'''Charles Roddis''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 35|District 35]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].<ref name=mipri/>
  
Roddis is an accountant with the River Rouge school district, with a B.A. in Accounting and Mathematics from the University of Findlay.  He previously worked as a financial employee of the State of Ohio, and as an operations manager.  He is a middle and high school swimming coach, as well as a volunteer for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.<ref name="smart>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/139925/charles-roddis ''Project Vote Smart'', Charles Roddis's Biography, retrieved August 2, 2012.]</ref><ref>[http://onyourballot.vote411.org/race-detail.do?id=10445737 ''Vote411'', Michigan House District 035, retrieved August 2, 2012.]</ref>
+
==Biography==
 +
Roddis earned his B.A. in Accounting and Mathematics from the University of Findlay.  He has worked as an accountant with the River Rouge school district.  He previously worked as a financial employee of the State of Ohio, and as an operations manager.  He has been a middle and high school swimming coach, as well as a volunteer for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.<ref name="smart>[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/139925/charles-roddis ''Project Vote Smart'', "Charles Roddis's Biography," accessed August 2, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://onyourballot.vote411.org/race-detail.do?id=10445737 ''Vote411'', "Michigan House District 035," accessed August 2, 2012] ''([[dead link]])''</ref>
 +
 
 +
==Issues==
 +
===Campaign themes===
 +
====2014====
 +
Roddis' website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref>[http://www.charlesroddis.com/ ''charlesroddis.com'', "Official campaign website," accessed July 28, 2014]</ref>
 +
 
 +
'''Fighting For Jobs'''
 +
*Excerpt: "State government’s #1 priority must be jobs. Investing in transportation, education and technology, will create better-paying jobs and get our economy moving again. We must also expand community colleges and vocational training to help prepare workers for new high-tech jobs."
 +
'''Protecting The Middle Class And Seniors'''
 +
*Excerpt: "As a father, I have worked hard to provide for my family. We must stop playing politics with workers’ pensions and repeal Governor Snyder’s retirement tax. And we must help working families get ahead instead of giving billion dollar tax breaks to big corporations."
 +
'''Strengthening Public Schools'''
 +
*Excerpt: "As the Finance Director of a struggling school district, I worked hard to turn things around so teachers could keep their jobs and children would have a chance. Let’s stop the Republican’s cuts to education and restore funding now."
 +
'''Fixing Roads'''
 +
*Excerpt: "Michigan has the 5th highest tax on gasoline but we rank near the bottom for the least spending on roads. We must prioritize funding and get serious about fixing roads. It will attract new jobs and keep us safe."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
===2012===
+
===2014===
 +
{{MI HD35 2014}}
  
 +
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Roddis ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 35. He was defeated by incumbent [[Rudy Hobbs]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 6, 2012]</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>
+
Roddis ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 35. He was defeated by incumbent [[Rudy Hobbs]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'', "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 6, 2012]</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>
  
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
Line 49: Line 66:
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
+
Roddis is the son of school teachers; his father taught science while his mother taught second grade.  He and his wife, Erin, have two children.<ref name="smart" />
Roddis is the son of school teachers; his father taught science while his mother taught second grade.  He and his wife Erin have two children.<ref name="smart" />
+
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
Line 57: Line 73:
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Charles+Roddis+Michigan+House&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Charles Roddis News Feed}}
 
{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Charles+Roddis+Michigan+House&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Charles Roddis News Feed}}
 +
 +
==See also==
 +
*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
 +
*[[Michigan House of Representatives District 35]]
 +
*[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014]]
 +
*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/139925/charles-roddis Project Vote Smart biography]
+
{{submit a leg link}}
 +
*[http://www.charlesroddis.com/ Official campaign website]
 +
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=139925 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 +
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=139925 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 +
*[https://www.facebook.com/WeChooseCharles Charles Roddis on Facebook]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
Line 69: Line 95:
 
[[Category:Michigan]]
 
[[Category:Michigan]]
 
{{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=challenger|Chamber=House of Representatives|Primary=L|}}
 
{{Slpcandidate|Year=2012|Status=challenger|Chamber=House of Representatives|Primary=L|}}
 +
<!-- 2014 categories -->
 +
{{Slpcandidate|Year=2014|Status=challenger|Chamber=State House|Primary=L|Open=Y}}

Latest revision as of 01:40, 19 October 2014

Charles Roddis
Charles Roddis.jpg
Former candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 35
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Findlay
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Charles Roddis was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 35 of the Michigan House of Representatives.[1]

Biography

Roddis earned his B.A. in Accounting and Mathematics from the University of Findlay. He has worked as an accountant with the River Rouge school district. He previously worked as a financial employee of the State of Ohio, and as an operations manager. He has been a middle and high school swimming coach, as well as a volunteer for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.[2][3]

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Roddis' website highlighted the following campaign themes:[4]

Fighting For Jobs

  • Excerpt: "State government’s #1 priority must be jobs. Investing in transportation, education and technology, will create better-paying jobs and get our economy moving again. We must also expand community colleges and vocational training to help prepare workers for new high-tech jobs."

Protecting The Middle Class And Seniors

  • Excerpt: "As a father, I have worked hard to provide for my family. We must stop playing politics with workers’ pensions and repeal Governor Snyder’s retirement tax. And we must help working families get ahead instead of giving billion dollar tax breaks to big corporations."

Strengthening Public Schools

  • Excerpt: "As the Finance Director of a struggling school district, I worked hard to turn things around so teachers could keep their jobs and children would have a chance. Let’s stop the Republican’s cuts to education and restore funding now."

Fixing Roads

  • Excerpt: "Michigan has the 5th highest tax on gasoline but we rank near the bottom for the least spending on roads. We must prioritize funding and get serious about fixing roads. It will attract new jobs and keep us safe."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Jeremy Moss defeated Nicole Brown, Darryle Buchanan and Charles Roddis in the Democratic primary. Robert Brim was unopposed in the Republican primary. Moss defeated Brim in the general election.[5][6][1][7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 35 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeremy Moss 83% 31,655
     Republican Robert Brim 17% 6,473
Total Votes 38,128
Michigan House of Representatives, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeremy Moss 51.1% 6,541
Nicole Brown 27.4% 3,507
Darryle Buchanan 14.9% 1,909
Charles Roddis 6.6% 844
Total Votes 12,801

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Roddis ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 35. He was defeated by incumbent Rudy Hobbs.[8][9]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 35 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRudy Hobbs Incumbent 57.3% 7,405
Jenifer Marlene Franklin 28.6% 3,693
Howard Worthy 9.2% 1,193
Charles Roddis 4.9% 630
Total Votes 12,921

Personal

Roddis is the son of school teachers; his father taught science while his mother taught second grade. He and his wife, Erin, have two children.[10]

Recent news

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Know more information about this profile?
Submit a bio

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term "Charles + Roddis + Michigan + House"

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Charles Roddis News Feed

  • Loading...

See also

External links

BP-Initials-UPDATED.png
Suggest a link

References