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{{tnr}}'''Matt Silverman''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Wisconsin]].
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{{tnr}}'''Matt Silverman''' was a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|the 2nd Congressional District]] of [[Wisconsin]].
 
==Biography==
 
==Biography==
 
Silverman earned his bachelor's in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He served in the United States Army for four years and then joined the Army reserves.  He earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and practices law in Madison, Wisconsin.<ref>[http://silvermanforcongress.com/about.html Campaign website "Bio"]</ref>
 
Silverman earned his bachelor's in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.  He served in the United States Army for four years and then joined the Army reserves.  He earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and practices law in Madison, Wisconsin.<ref>[http://silvermanforcongress.com/about.html Campaign website "Bio"]</ref>
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==Issues==
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Silverman lists his plans on his campaign website:
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*Fund a $50 billion federal infrastructure bank to seed infrastructure and school construction.
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* Eliminate the corporate income tax and re-write business regulations to get capital flowing again.
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*Include vocational education as part of federal spending on welfare, unemployment and veteran's programs.<ref>[http://silvermanforcongress.com/jobs.html Campaign website "Jobs"]</ref>
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*Support the mandate for universal coverage.
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*Eliminate tax breaks for businesses that provide health insurance to employees.
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*Incentivize healthy diet and exercise as part of everyday life.<ref>[http://silvermanforcongress.com/health_care.html Campaign website "Healthcare"]</ref>
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
Silverman is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin, 2012|Wisconsin's]] [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|2nd District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket and will face [[Mark Pocan]], [[Kelda Helen Roys]], and [[Dennis Hall]] in the August 14 Democratic primary.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_registered_for_8_14_2012_primary_update_18061.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Candidates registered by office," Accessed June 10, 2012]</ref>
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Silverman ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Wisconsin, 2012|Wisconsin's]] [[Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012|2nd District]]. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and faced [[Mark Pocan]], [[Kelda Helen Roys]], and [[Dennis Hall]] in the August 14 Democratic primary.  Pocan won the primary and moves on to the general election.<ref>[http://gab.wi.gov/sites/default/files/page/candidates_registered_for_8_14_2012_primary_update_18061.PDF ''Wisconsin Government Accountability Board'' "Candidates registered by office," Accessed June 10, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/WI_US_House_0814.html?SITE=WISNTVELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''WISN'' "Primary Results"]</ref>
  
 
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==Recent news==
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Matt Silverman
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Wisconsin, District 2
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Wisconsin-Madison
J.D.University of Wisconsin Law School
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Websites
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Matt Silverman was a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 2nd Congressional District of Wisconsin.

Biography

Silverman earned his bachelor's in political science from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He served in the United States Army for four years and then joined the Army reserves. He earned his law degree from the University of Wisconsin Law School and practices law in Madison, Wisconsin.[1]

Issues

Silverman lists his plans on his campaign website:

  • Fund a $50 billion federal infrastructure bank to seed infrastructure and school construction.
  • Eliminate the corporate income tax and re-write business regulations to get capital flowing again.
  • Include vocational education as part of federal spending on welfare, unemployment and veteran's programs.[2]
  • Support the mandate for universal coverage.
  • Eliminate tax breaks for businesses that provide health insurance to employees.
  • Incentivize healthy diet and exercise as part of everyday life.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: Wisconsin's 2nd congressional district elections, 2012

Silverman ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Wisconsin's 2nd District. He sought the nomination on the Democratic ticket and faced Mark Pocan, Kelda Helen Roys, and Dennis Hall in the August 14 Democratic primary. Pocan won the primary and moves on to the general election.[4][5]

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