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Singh ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 69. He defeated [[Susan Schmidt]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Susan McGillicuddy]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <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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Singh won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 69. He defeated [[Susan Schmidt]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Susan McGillicuddy]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <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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Revision as of 14:21, 10 December 2012

Sam Singh
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Michigan House of Representatives District 69
Representative-elect
PartyDemocratic
Prior offices
Mayor of East Lansing
East Lansing City Council
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1994
Websites
Campaign website
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Sam Singh is a Democratic representative-elect of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Singh's professional experience includes working as a senior consultant at the New Economy Initiative, president and CEO at Michigan Nonprofit Association, and consultant at Public Policy Associates. He earned his B.A. from Michigan State University in 1994.[1]

Issues

Campaign Themes

Singh's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Education

  • Excerpt:"Michigan must reverse its current trend of cutting funding to our schools. We cannot compete in the global economy if our students are falling behind. Sam knows that a quality education should be accessible to everyone, regardless of financial background, so that all children will have an opportunity to achieve success."

Economic Development

  • Excerpt:"Michigan is uniquely positioned in a number of industries including advanced manufacturing, alternative energy, information technology and global trade. The only thing holding us back from being world leaders is our lack of investment and commitment to these industries. Sam knows that we can and must do better in order to grow the industries in our own back yard."

Environment

  • Excerpt:"Sam believes that we need to set a long term plan for clean energy and energy consumption. Creating a plan that looks to the near and distant future creates stability and helps us structure our decisions. We need to commit to investing in alternative and green energy jobs as a way to diversify our economy and secure our long-term conservation efforts."

Progressive Issues

  • Excerpt:"Sam strongly condemns the attacks on organizations that provide health and counseling services to women. Regulating women’s bodies through legislation to score cheap political points is wrong. Partner benefits, second parent adoption and marriage equality are important issues to the LGBT community and the cause of social justices."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Singh won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 69. He defeated Susan Schmidt in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Susan McGillicuddy (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 69, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSam Singh 64.9% 26,200
     Republican Susan McGillicuddy 35.1% 14,172
Total Votes 40,372


Michigan House of Representatives, District 69 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSam Singh 52.8% 4,716
Susan Schmidt 47.2% 4,209
Total Votes 8,925

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