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}}{{tnr}}'''Michael Chan''' is a [[:Category:Republican candidate, New York State Assembly, 2010|Republican candidate ]] for [[New York State Assembly elections, 2010#District 75|District 75]] of the [[New York State Assembly]].  The [[Primary election dates in 2010|primary election]] was on September 14, 2010 and the general election was on November 2.
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{{tnr}}'''Michael Chan''' was a 2012 [[Republican]] and [[Conservative Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 10th Congressional District]] of [[New York]].  He was defeated by [[Jerrold Nadler]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/New York ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Chan holds a bachelor's in finance from State University of New York and a masters in public administration from the Graduate School of Binghamton University.<ref>[http://mwchan.us/ Campaign website Bio]</ref>
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Chan listed several of his campaign themes on his website:<ref>[http://mwchan.us/platform.html campaign website "Platform"]</ref>
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'''Bureaucracy'''
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*Foster good governance with increase of transparency, integrity and accountability
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*Promote a performance-based government truly for the people and by the people, by demanding higher standards of public administration with managerial effectiveness, efficiency, and responsiveness
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'''Fiscal and Economic Policies'''
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*Lower taxes, as fundamentals, to save all Americans, the hardworking people and their families from being pressed by
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the tax burdens, thereby generate more revenues for the government from the increase of disposable income and
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purchasing power, stimulate our economy and decrease deficits
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*Favor 'small government' by reducing unproductive workforce/staffing, however, support expansion of federal spending on infrastructural projects known as capital investment as means of promoting economic growth, as viewed by economists
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*Support appropriate tax cuts/tax relief, as the Bush Administration did in 2001 and 2003, thereby creating jobs, bringing economic and social stability, and boosting economic growth and prosperity
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*Provide tax incentives for businesses to enable more investments and hiring, thereby getting more people back to work. Michael Chan has been a believer in supply-side economics known as Reagonomics in the 1980's
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*Restore fiscal discipline, lower government expenditures, consolidate and/or slash redundant agencies/programs, thereby cutting wasteful spending
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*For radical erase of budget deficit, balancing the budget is a legislative priority. Michael will support a Balancing Budget Amendment to the Constitution mandating a balanced budget with a debt ceiling, thereby lowering national debt and freeing future generations from debts
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'''Foreign Policy and National Security'''
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*Prioritize the best interest of the American people at home and abroad
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*Stop undue international aids, thereby lowering national debts/federal deficits, leading to job creation, and thus reducing the increased poverty
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*Foster global harmonies by implementing and developing foreign policy with more effective diplomacy and tactics, thereby leading to national security and world peace
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*Maintain and develop positive international relations and stronger ties with American allies, thereby realizing world peace thus lowering the costs and effects of homeland security
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'''International Trade, Banking/Financial Services, and Commerce'''
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*Take our geo-politic advantages to create more free-trade zones with more nations, like NAFTA established in 1993, thereby competing the expanding European Union (EU) and lowering our trade deficits (this statement formerly presented in the Platform page since October 14, 2011 or earlier)
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*Increase exports of goods and services, in terms of the GDP, thereby erasing trade deficits
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*Provide a competitive edge with less stringent regulations for American bankers and entrepreneurs over foreign competitors, thereby creating more tax revenue and lowering the federal deficit
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*Favor laissez-faire market and preserve a climate of increased productivity and reasonable profitability for both large and  small businesses, in fair practices without compromising consumer rights protections."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[New York's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
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Chan ran in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[United States House of Representatives elections in New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012|10th District]]. He sought the nomination on the [[Republican]] and [[Conservative Party]] tickets. He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic 8th District incumbent [[Jerrold Nadler]] in the November general election.<ref>[http://www.elections.ny.gov:8080/reports/rwservlet?cmdkey=whofiled_primary ''New York Board of Elections'' "Filings for June 26, 2012 Federal Primary," Accessed June 11, 2012]</ref>  He was defeated by [[Jerrold Nadler]] on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/Elections/New York ''ABC News'' "2012 General Election Results"]</ref>
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Chan was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Chan faced incumbent [[Richard Gottfried]] (D) in the general election on November 2.
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Chan was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Chan was defeated by incumbent [[Richard Gottfried]] (D) in the general election on November 2.<ref>[http://elections.nytimes.com/2010/results/new-york/state-legislature New York Times NY state legislative election results]</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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No campaign donor information available.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY10&spec=N ''Open Secrets'' "Michael Chan" Accessed May 20, 2012]</ref>
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Michael Chan
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U.S. House, New York, District 10
PartyRepublican
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York
Master'sGraduate School of Binghamton University
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Michael Chan was a 2012 Republican and Conservative Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 10th Congressional District of New York. He was defeated by Jerrold Nadler on November 6, 2012.[1]

Biography

Chan holds a bachelor's in finance from State University of New York and a masters in public administration from the Graduate School of Binghamton University.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Chan listed several of his campaign themes on his website:[3]

Bureaucracy

  • Foster good governance with increase of transparency, integrity and accountability
  • Promote a performance-based government truly for the people and by the people, by demanding higher standards of public administration with managerial effectiveness, efficiency, and responsiveness

Fiscal and Economic Policies

  • Lower taxes, as fundamentals, to save all Americans, the hardworking people and their families from being pressed by

the tax burdens, thereby generate more revenues for the government from the increase of disposable income and purchasing power, stimulate our economy and decrease deficits

  • Favor 'small government' by reducing unproductive workforce/staffing, however, support expansion of federal spending on infrastructural projects known as capital investment as means of promoting economic growth, as viewed by economists
  • Support appropriate tax cuts/tax relief, as the Bush Administration did in 2001 and 2003, thereby creating jobs, bringing economic and social stability, and boosting economic growth and prosperity
  • Provide tax incentives for businesses to enable more investments and hiring, thereby getting more people back to work. Michael Chan has been a believer in supply-side economics known as Reagonomics in the 1980's
  • Restore fiscal discipline, lower government expenditures, consolidate and/or slash redundant agencies/programs, thereby cutting wasteful spending
  • For radical erase of budget deficit, balancing the budget is a legislative priority. Michael will support a Balancing Budget Amendment to the Constitution mandating a balanced budget with a debt ceiling, thereby lowering national debt and freeing future generations from debts

Foreign Policy and National Security

  • Prioritize the best interest of the American people at home and abroad
  • Stop undue international aids, thereby lowering national debts/federal deficits, leading to job creation, and thus reducing the increased poverty
  • Foster global harmonies by implementing and developing foreign policy with more effective diplomacy and tactics, thereby leading to national security and world peace
  • Maintain and develop positive international relations and stronger ties with American allies, thereby realizing world peace thus lowering the costs and effects of homeland security

International Trade, Banking/Financial Services, and Commerce

  • Take our geo-politic advantages to create more free-trade zones with more nations, like NAFTA established in 1993, thereby competing the expanding European Union (EU) and lowering our trade deficits (this statement formerly presented in the Platform page since October 14, 2011 or earlier)
  • Increase exports of goods and services, in terms of the GDP, thereby erasing trade deficits
  • Provide a competitive edge with less stringent regulations for American bankers and entrepreneurs over foreign competitors, thereby creating more tax revenue and lowering the federal deficit
  • Favor laissez-faire market and preserve a climate of increased productivity and reasonable profitability for both large and small businesses, in fair practices without compromising consumer rights protections."

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

Chan ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 10th District. He sought the nomination on the Republican and Conservative Party tickets. He was unopposed in the primary and faced Democratic 8th District incumbent Jerrold Nadler in the November general election.[4] He was defeated by Jerrold Nadler on November 6, 2012.[5]

U.S. House, New York District 10 General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJerrold Nadler Incumbent 69.8% 165,000
     Republican Michael Chan 16.6% 39,311
     N/A Blank/Void/Scattering 13.5% 32,012
Total Votes 236,323
Source: New York State Board of Elections "U.S. House of Representatives Results"

2010

See also: New York State Assembly elections, 2010

Chan was uncontested in the September 14 Republican primary. Chan was defeated by incumbent Richard Gottfried (D) in the general election on November 2.[6]

Campaign donors

2012

No campaign donor information available.[7]

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