Michigan Senate, District 25
Nugent's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"I will work tirelessly to bring people together. "
- Excerpt:"I will call upon Republicans and Democrats."
- Excerpt:"I will enlist help from both the public and private sectors."
- Excerpt:"And I will urge both labor and management to join the battle to restore this wonderful state we all love."
Nugent ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 82. He was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by incumbent Kevin Daley (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.