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{{tnr}}'''Michael "Mike" Madigan''' was a 2012 [[Republican]], [[Conservative Party|Conservative]], and [[Independence Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 26th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/NY/house ''CNN'' "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
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{{tnr}}'''Michael "Mike" Madigan''' was a 2012 [[Republican]], [[Conservative Party|Conservative]], and [[Independence Party]] candidate who sought election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] to represent [[New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012|the 26th Congressional District]] of [[New York]]. He lost in the general election.<ref name="cnnr">[http://www.cnn.com/election/2012/results/state/NY/house ''CNN'' "New York Districts Race - 2012 Election Center"]</ref>
  
 
==Biography==
 
==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.<ref>[http://www.buffalonews.com/city/politics/article866356.ece ''Buffalo News'' "Madigan launches campaign for seat held by Higgins," May 21, 2012]</ref>
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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.<ref>[http://www.buffalonews.com/city/politics/article866356.ece ''Buffalo News'' "Madigan launches campaign for seat held by Higgins," May 21, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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====2012====
 
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Madigan said 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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Madigan said he chose to run against [[Brian Higgins]] because the incumbent Democrat "ignores what's happening here" in Buffalo's economically disadvantaged East Side. He said education was 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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:: ''See also: [[New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012]]''
  
Madigan 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 New York, 2012|New York's]] [[New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012|26th District]]. He was unopposed in the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party primaries<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> and faced incumbent [[Brian Higgins]] (D) in the November 6, 2012, general election.<ref name="apny">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP/CSPAN'' "New York-Summary Vote Report," June 26, 2012]</ref> Higgins won.<ref name="cnnr"/>
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Madigan 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 26th Congressional District elections, 2012|26th District]]. He was unopposed in the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party primaries<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> and faced incumbent [[Brian Higgins]] (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.<ref name="apny">[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/NY_US_House_0626.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''AP/CSPAN'' "New York-Summary Vote Report," June 26, 2012]</ref> Higgins won.<ref name="cnnr"/>
  
 
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 admitted that he would be at a disadvantage heading into the general election. However, he said he was inspired to run because he wanted to improve Buffalo's dismal education conditions. Madigan considered 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>
 
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 admitted that he would be at a disadvantage heading into the general election. However, he said he was inspired to run because he wanted to improve Buffalo's dismal education conditions. Madigan considered 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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===2012===
 
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[[File:Michael Madigan 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Madigan's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
 
[[File:Michael Madigan 2012 Donor Breakdown.PNG|right|375px|thumb|Breakdown of the source of Madigan's campaign funds before the 2012 election.]]
Madigan lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Madigan's campaign committee raised a total of $66,087 and spent $68,557.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY26&spec=N ''Open Secrets'' "Michael Madigan 2012 Election Cycle," Accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
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Madigan lost election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012. During that election cycle, Madigan's campaign committee raised a total of $66,087 and spent $68,557.<ref>[http://www.opensecrets.org/races/summary.php?cycle=2012&id=NY26&spec=N ''Open Secrets'', "Michael Madigan 2012 Election Cycle," accessed May 20, 2013]</ref>
  
 
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Michael Madigan
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Michael "Mike" Madigan was a 2012 Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party candidate who sought election to the U.S. House to represent the 26th Congressional District of New York. He lost in the general election.[1]

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.[2]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Madigan said he chose to run against Brian Higgins because the incumbent Democrat "ignores what's happening here" in Buffalo's economically disadvantaged East Side. He said education was key, along with lower taxes and reduced regulations in order to help the area's competitiveness.[3]

Elections

2012

See also: New York's 26th Congressional District elections, 2012

Madigan ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent New York's 26th District. He was unopposed in the Republican, Conservative, and Independence Party primaries[4] and faced incumbent Brian Higgins (D) in the general election on November 6, 2012.[5] Higgins won.[1]

With redistricting making the district even more solidly Democratic,[6] Madigan admitted that he would be at a disadvantage heading into the general election. However, he said he was inspired to run because he wanted to improve Buffalo's dismal education conditions. Madigan considered incumbent Higgins to have ignored the city's poverty and underperforming school system.[7]

Campaign donors

2012

Breakdown of the source of Madigan's campaign funds before the 2012 election.

Madigan lost election to the U.S. House in 2012. During that election cycle, Madigan's campaign committee raised a total of $66,087 and spent $68,557.[8]


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