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}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Greenawalt''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 43|District 43]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]]. He unsuccessfully ran for the same seat in 2008.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Greenawalt''' was a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014#District 43|District 43]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]]. He unsuccessfully ran for the same seat in 2008 and 2012.
  
Greenawalt is a former member of the U.S. Taxpayers Party of Michigan, where he served as 2nd Vice Chairman from 2010 to 2011. Greenawalt was elected as the Republican Precinct Delegate for the City of Pontiac in 2006. Mr. Greenawalt refers to himself as a "New Breed Michigan Republican" and has stated he will run for office again in 2014.<ref name="fb">[http://www.facebook.com/WorththeVote/info ''Paul Greenawalt'', Campaign Facebook page, retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref><ref name="squidoo">[http://www.squidoo.com/paul-j-greenawalt-for-state-representative ''Paul Greenawalt'', Campaign Squidoo page, retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref>
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Greenawalt is a former member of the [[U.S. Taxpayers Party]] of Michigan, where he served as 2nd Vice Chairman from 2010 to 2011. Greenawalt was elected as the Republican Precinct Delegate for the City of Pontiac in 2006. Mr. Greenawalt refers to himself as a "New Breed Michigan Republican."<ref name="fb">[http://www.facebook.com/WorththeVote/info ''Paul Greenawalt'', Campaign Facebook page, accessed August 6, 2012]</ref><ref name="squidoo">[http://www.squidoo.com/paul-j-greenawalt-for-state-representative ''Paul Greenawalt'', Campaign Squidoo page, accessed August 6, 2012]</ref>
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==Biography==
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Greenawalt earned his B.S. in Communications from Louisiana Baptist University. His professional experience includes working as a Christian rapper and musician.<ref name="fb"/>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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===2012===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Greenawalt ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 43. He was defeated by incumbent [[Gail Haines]] in the Republican primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 6, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Greenawalt ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 43. He was defeated by incumbent [[Gail Haines]] in the Republican primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'', "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 6, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
In the 2012 Republican Primary race for State Representative, Greenawalt acquired 29% of the vote, or 2757 votes. Without endorsements, Greenawalt used door to door campaigns and social media outlets to spread his message.
 
In the 2012 Republican Primary race for State Representative, Greenawalt acquired 29% of the vote, or 2757 votes. Without endorsements, Greenawalt used door to door campaigns and social media outlets to spread his message.
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==Endorsements==
 
===2014===
 
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Greenawalt is running for a seat on the Michigan House of Representatives, District 43. He is on the ballot for August 5th, 2014 and is currently seeking endorsements.
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In 2014, Greenawalt's endorsements included:
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*Right to Life of Michigan<ref>[https://secure.rtl.org/apps/elections/listing ''Right to Life of Michigan'', "Elections," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Greenawalt and his wife Bonita have two children. He is a former Christian rapper and musician who was once in a band. Greenawalt is currently building a church called The Third Story which will be located in Waterford.<ref name="fb"/>
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Greenawalt and his wife, Bonita, have two children.<ref name="fb"/>
 
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Greenawalt is a college graduate and is currently attending Louisiana Baptist University in order to complete his Bachelor's of Communications.
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==Recent news==
 
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.squidoo.com/paul-j-greenawalt-for-state-representative Official campaign website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=109739 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=109739 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=66103 Follow the Money]
 
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=66103 Follow the Money]
*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/109739/paul-greenawalt Votesmart]
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*[http://www.twitter.com/worththevote Paul Greenawalt on Twitter]
*[http://www.squidoo.com/paul-j-greenawalt-for-state-representative Worththevote]
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*[https://www.facebook.com/Pauljgreenawalt Paul Greenawalt on Facebook]
*[http://www.twitter/worththevote Twitter]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paul-greenawalt/52/123/910 Paul Greenawalt on LinkedIn]
*[https://www.facebook.com/Pauljgreenawalt Facebook]
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*[http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paul-greenawalt/52/123/910 LinkedIn]
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*[https://plus.google.com/u/0/115325162929841087662 Google+]
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*[http://www.WorthTheVote.com Official Campaign Website]
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Paul Greenawalt
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 43
PartyRepublican
Education
High schoolOakland Christian, 1995
Personal
Place of birthPontiac, Michigan
ReligionChristian
Websites
Campaign website
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Paul Greenawalt was a 2014 Republican candidate for District 43 of the Michigan House of Representatives. He unsuccessfully ran for the same seat in 2008 and 2012.

Greenawalt is a former member of the U.S. Taxpayers Party of Michigan, where he served as 2nd Vice Chairman from 2010 to 2011. Greenawalt was elected as the Republican Precinct Delegate for the City of Pontiac in 2006. Mr. Greenawalt refers to himself as a "New Breed Michigan Republican."[1][2]

Biography

Greenawalt earned his B.S. in Communications from Louisiana Baptist University. His professional experience includes working as a Christian rapper and musician.[1]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Dennis Ritter defeated Neil Billington and Robin McGregor in the Democratic primary. Jim Tedder defeated Jose Aliaga, Paul Greenawalt, Nate Knapper and Andrea Schroeder in the Republican primary. Tedder defeated Ritter in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 43 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Tedder 58.2% 18,662
     Democratic Dennis Ritter 41.8% 13,379
Total Votes 32,041
Michigan House of Representatives, District 43 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDennis Ritter 49.6% 2,504
Robin McGregor 42.9% 2,164
Neil Billington 7.5% 377
Total Votes 5,045
Michigan House of Representatives, District 43 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Tedder 30.5% 3,007
Andrea Schroeder 28.9% 2,846
Jose Aliaga 21.8% 2,146
Nate Knapper 15.4% 1,515
Paul Greenawalt 3.4% 332
Total Votes 9,846

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Greenawalt ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 43. He was defeated by incumbent Gail Haines in the Republican primary on August 7.[7][8]

In the 2012 Republican Primary race for State Representative, Greenawalt acquired 29% of the vote, or 2757 votes. Without endorsements, Greenawalt used door to door campaigns and social media outlets to spread his message.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 43 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngGail Haines Incumbent 71.2% 6,807
Paul Greenawalt 28.8% 2,757
Total Votes 9,564

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Greenawalt's endorsements included:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[9]

Personal

Greenawalt and his wife, Bonita, have two children.[1]

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