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Madigan says he chose to run against [[Brian Higgins]] because the incumbent Democrat "ignores what's happening here" in Buffalo's economically disadvantaged East Side. He says education is key, along with lower taxes and reduced regulations in order to help the area's competitiveness.<ref>[http://www.wnypapers.com/news/article/current/2012/06/21/106598/islander-kicks-off-run-for-congress ''Island Dispatch'' "Islander kicks off run for Congress," May 25, 2012]</ref>
 
Madigan says he chose to run against [[Brian Higgins]] because the incumbent Democrat "ignores what's happening here" in Buffalo's economically disadvantaged East Side. He says education is key, along with lower taxes and reduced regulations in order to help the area's competitiveness.<ref>[http://www.wnypapers.com/news/article/current/2012/06/21/106598/islander-kicks-off-run-for-congress ''Island Dispatch'' "Islander kicks off run for Congress," May 25, 2012]</ref>
  
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==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 26th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 26th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
 
Madigan 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 New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 26th congressional district elections, 2012|26th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party tickets.<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>
 
Madigan 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 New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 26th congressional district elections, 2012|26th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party tickets.<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>
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With [[Redistricting in New York|redistricting]] making the district even more solidly Democratic,<ref>[http://www.centerforpolitics.org/crystalball/articles/category/2012-house/ ''Sabato Crystal Ball'' "2012 House Ratings," June 13, 2012]</ref> Madigan admits that he will be at a disadvantage heading into the general election. However, he says he is inspired to run because he wants to improve Buffalo's dismal education conditions. Madigan considers incumbent Higgins to have ignored the city's poverty and underperforming school system.<ref>[http://www.buffalonews.com/city/politics/article793418.ece ''Buffalo News'' "GOP’s Madigan steps up to challenge Higgins," April 3, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Michael Madigan
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U.S. House, New York, District 26
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Michael "Mike" Madigan is a 2012 Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 26th Congressional District of New York.

Elections

Biography

Madigan works as a manager for a biotechnology firm. He is a Tea Party activist and vice president of the Rochester-based Frederick Douglass Foundation, a think-tank focused on education policy issues.[1]

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2012

Madigan says he chose to run against Brian Higgins because the incumbent Democrat "ignores what's happening here" in Buffalo's economically disadvantaged East Side. He says education is key, along with lower taxes and reduced regulations in order to help the area's competitiveness.[2]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 26th congressional district elections, 2012

Madigan is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing New York's 26th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party tickets.[3]

With redistricting making the district even more solidly Democratic,[4] Madigan admits that he will be at a disadvantage heading into the general election. However, he says he is inspired to run because he wants to improve Buffalo's dismal education conditions. Madigan considers incumbent Higgins to have ignored the city's poverty and underperforming school system.[5]

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