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'''James Weeks II'''  was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Libertarian]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 47|District 47]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
  
 
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Weeks ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 47. He ran as a [[Libertarian Party]] candidate and was defeated by incumbent [[Cindy Denby]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
 
Weeks ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 47. He ran as a [[Libertarian Party]] candidate and was defeated by incumbent [[Cindy Denby]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
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James Weeks II was a 2012 Libertarian candidate for District 47 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign themes

Weeks' website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Gun Rights

  • Excerpt:"James Weeks II supports the individual right recognized by the Second Amendment and well as the MI State Constitution to keep and bear arms, and oppose the prosecution of individuals for exercising their rights of self-defense."

Rights

  • Excerpt:"Government should neither deny nor abridge any individual's human right based upon sex, wealth, ethnicity, creed, age, national origin, personal habits, political preference, sexual orientation or anything else."

War on (Some) Drugs

  • Excerpt:"James Weeks II supports across the board legalization of all drugs, for drug use is a victimless crime. Without a victim it can not be a crime, only a vice."

Regulations

  • Excerpt:"James Weeks II believes we need to eliminate regulations for they impair the growth of small businesses, for small businesses are the backbone of market."

Taxes

  • Excerpt:"James Weeks II will fight to eliminate all forced taxation whether it be income tax, sales tax or pension tax, for taxation is theft, and he will not replace it with any other means of raising funds by force."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Weeks ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 47. He ran as a Libertarian Party candidate and was defeated by incumbent Cindy Denby (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Denby Incumbent 64.1% 27,621
     Democratic Shawn Desai 32.2% 13,888
     Libertarian James Weeks II 3.7% 1,607
Total Votes 43,116

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