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}}{{tnr}}'''David Knezek''' (b. August 13, 1986 in Dearborn Heights, Michigan) is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 11|District 11]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].  
 
}}{{tnr}}'''David Knezek''' (b. August 13, 1986 in Dearborn Heights, Michigan) is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 11|District 11]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].  
  
==Elections==
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==Issues==
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===Campaign Themes===
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Knezek's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.voteknezek.com/ "voteknezek," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
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'''Public Education'''
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*Excerpt:"We can’t succeed as a state unless every Michigan student has access to a world-class education. That means providing our teachers and support staff with the necessary resources to instruct and teach our students the necessary skills to succeed in the 21st century economy."
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'''Senior Citizens'''
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*Excerpt:"As State Representative, I’ll work to repeal the pension tax and ensure that their service and dedication to this state is rewarded, not punished."
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'''Jobs & Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"As State Representative, I’ll fight to bring an immediate end to the corporate cronyism that drastically undercuts the potential for serious job creation."
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'''Public Safety'''
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*Excerpt:"As State Representative, I’ll work with local and state police and fire officials to create a temporary Michigan Public Safety Task Force to investigate the funding challenges that our police and fire heroes face every day and offer comprehensive solutions to this challenge."
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'''Environment'''
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*Excerpt:"Being able to enjoy these natural treasures is the birthright of every person born in Michigan. I will fight to make sure that future generations of Michiganders will be able to enjoy these opportunities, just as I have."
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==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Knezek is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 11. Knezek defeated [[Dorothy Webb Grady]], [[Bill Kaledas]] and [[Cody Bailey]] in the Democratic primary on August 7, 2012. Incumbent [[David Nathan]] (D) ran for re-election to District 8. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Candidate List," Accessed May 24, 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>
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Knezek ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 11. Knezek defeated [[Dorothy Webb Grady]], [[Bill Kaledas]] and [[Cody Bailey]] in the Democratic primary on August 7, 2012. Incumbent [[David Nathan]] (D) ran for re-election to District 8. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'' "Unofficial Primary Candidate List," Accessed May 24, 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>
  
 
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.voteknezek.com/ Official Campaign Website]
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*[http://www.voteknezek.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=139894 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=139894 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/VoteKnezek Knezek on Facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/VoteKnezek Knezek on Facebook]
 
*[https://twitter.com/voteknezek ''Follow Knezek on Twitter]
 
*[https://twitter.com/voteknezek ''Follow Knezek on Twitter]

Revision as of 11:50, 11 October 2012

David Knezek
David Knezek.jpg
Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 11
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolCrestwood High School (2004)
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn (2012)
Personal
BirthdayAugust 13, 1986
Place of birthDearborn Heights, Michigan
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
David Knezek (b. August 13, 1986 in Dearborn Heights, Michigan) is a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 11 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign Themes

Knezek's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Public Education

  • Excerpt:"We can’t succeed as a state unless every Michigan student has access to a world-class education. That means providing our teachers and support staff with the necessary resources to instruct and teach our students the necessary skills to succeed in the 21st century economy."

Senior Citizens

  • Excerpt:"As State Representative, I’ll work to repeal the pension tax and ensure that their service and dedication to this state is rewarded, not punished."

Jobs & Economy

  • Excerpt:"As State Representative, I’ll fight to bring an immediate end to the corporate cronyism that drastically undercuts the potential for serious job creation."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"As State Representative, I’ll work with local and state police and fire officials to create a temporary Michigan Public Safety Task Force to investigate the funding challenges that our police and fire heroes face every day and offer comprehensive solutions to this challenge."

Environment

  • Excerpt:"Being able to enjoy these natural treasures is the birthright of every person born in Michigan. I will fight to make sure that future generations of Michiganders will be able to enjoy these opportunities, just as I have."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Knezek ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 11. Knezek defeated Dorothy Webb Grady, Bill Kaledas and Cody Bailey in the Democratic primary on August 7, 2012. Incumbent David Nathan (D) ran for re-election to District 8. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 11 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDavid Knezek 50.2% 3,804
Cody Bailey 20.7% 1,567
Dorothy Webb Grady 20.4% 1,549
Bill Kaledas 8.8% 664
Total Votes 7,584

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