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|Position             = Michigan House of Representatives District 39
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 39
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Klint Kesto''' is a [[Republican]] representative-elect of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Klint Kesto''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 39 since January 1, 2013.
  
 
Kesto is a small business owner and attorney, working as an assistant prosecutor for Wayne County.  He has worked for the United States Department of Energy and the United States Department of Justice. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, receiving a B.A. in Political Science, and a 2006 graduate of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.<ref name="bio">[http://klintkesto4michigan.com/about-klint/ ''Committee to Elect Klint Kesto'', "About Klint," retrieved August 3, 2012.</ref><ref name="vote">[http://onyourballot.vote411.org/race-detail.do?id=10445791 ''Vote411'', Michigan House District 039, retrieved August 3, 2012.]</ref>
 
Kesto is a small business owner and attorney, working as an assistant prosecutor for Wayne County.  He has worked for the United States Department of Energy and the United States Department of Justice. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, receiving a B.A. in Political Science, and a 2006 graduate of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.<ref name="bio">[http://klintkesto4michigan.com/about-klint/ ''Committee to Elect Klint Kesto'', "About Klint," retrieved August 3, 2012.</ref><ref name="vote">[http://onyourballot.vote411.org/race-detail.do?id=10445791 ''Vote411'', Michigan House District 039, retrieved August 3, 2012.]</ref>
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Kesto supports lowering taxes, increasing the police force, and reforming the penal justice system. He seeks to reduce regulations the amount of red tape businesses must contend with, and supports anti-bullying laws.<ref>[http://klintkesto4michigan.com/the-issues/ ''Klintkesto4michigan.com'' "The Issues," Accessed July 31, 2012]</ref>
 
Kesto supports lowering taxes, increasing the police force, and reforming the penal justice system. He seeks to reduce regulations the amount of red tape businesses must contend with, and supports anti-bullying laws.<ref>[http://klintkesto4michigan.com/the-issues/ ''Klintkesto4michigan.com'' "The Issues," Accessed July 31, 2012]</ref>
  
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Revision as of 18:11, 5 January 2013

Klint Kesto
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Michigan House of Representatives District 39
Representative
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Ann Arbor, 2002
J.D.Wayne State University, 2006
Personal
ProfessionAssistant Prosecuting Attorney
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Klint Kesto is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 39 since January 1, 2013.

Kesto is a small business owner and attorney, working as an assistant prosecutor for Wayne County. He has worked for the United States Department of Energy and the United States Department of Justice. He is a 2002 graduate of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor, receiving a B.A. in Political Science, and a 2006 graduate of the Wayne State University Law School in Detroit.[1][2]

Issues

Campaign Themes

Kesto's website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"If elected your State Representative, I will work to reduce regulatory barriers on small business owners, create incentives for companies to invest in the state of Michigan, and ensure strong economic growth."

Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"I will work to safeguard the jobs and budgets of the police force, fire departments, prosecutor’s offices, and other first responders in order to ensure a safe and prosperous community."

Education Funding

  • Excerpt:"If elected State Representative of the 39th District, I will provide a strong voice for education and will fight for every dollar to help our local schools, but more importantly, our local students."

Accountability

  • Excerpt:"I pledge to post updates of my voting record and what is going on in Lansing on my social media network. This will provide you with a real time update of how I’m representing you and allow you to give immediate feedback on the issues."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kesto won eleciton in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 39. He defeated Albert Clawson, Nicholas Kennedy, Brad Hantler, Bubba Urdan, and Kristine Zrinyi in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Pam Jackson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 39, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngKlint Kesto Incumbent 53.3% 24,382
     Democratic Pam Jackson 46.7% 21,403
Total Votes 45,785


Michigan House of Representatives, District 39 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngKlint Kesto 28.2% 2,626
Brad Hantler 21.6% 2,012
Kristine Zrinyi 17.1% 1,590
Nicholas Kennedy 17% 1,578
Bubba Urdan 14.3% 1,327
Albert Clawson 1.8% 172
Total Votes 9,305

Campaign themes

Kesto supports lowering taxes, increasing the police force, and reforming the penal justice system. He seeks to reduce regulations the amount of red tape businesses must contend with, and supports anti-bullying laws.[6]

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Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 39
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