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}}{{tnr}}'''Lisa Howza''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_2_30678_7.pdf District 2] since January 1, 2011.
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'''Scott Benson''' is a Democratic candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives]] in [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 1| District 1]].
 
'''Scott Benson''' is a Democratic candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives]] in [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 1| District 1]].
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==Personal==
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Benson, a Detroit Democrat and entrepreneur, who also ran in 2010, currently works as the Small Business Development Manager for Midtown Detroit, Inc., a non –profit concerned with revitalizing Midtown, and as a partner in Trivium Partners LLC, a Detroit real estate development firm. He is also a Commissioned Officer in the US Coast Guard Reserve.
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==Experience==
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'''Scott Benson''' is an economic development specialist and works with 200+ small businesses in his role with Midtown Detroit, Inc.
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Over the last ten years Benson has delivered $30 million in commercial investment, over 300 jobs, and $500,000 in annual tax revenues to Metro Detroit and the State of Michigan. His accomplishments include bringing approximately $750,000 in financing for a community service center which includes 100 Head Start classroom seats, a University of Michigan technology hub, and an adult literacy program.
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==Military Service==
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Scott Benson began his public service as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, serving 22 years as a commissioned officer, including two tours of duty in Kuwait.
  
 
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==Elections==

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Scott Benson is a Democratic candidate for Michigan House of Representatives in District 1.

Personal

Benson, a Detroit Democrat and entrepreneur, who also ran in 2010, currently works as the Small Business Development Manager for Midtown Detroit, Inc., a non –profit concerned with revitalizing Midtown, and as a partner in Trivium Partners LLC, a Detroit real estate development firm. He is also a Commissioned Officer in the US Coast Guard Reserve.

Experience

Scott Benson is an economic development specialist and works with 200+ small businesses in his role with Midtown Detroit, Inc.

Over the last ten years Benson has delivered $30 million in commercial investment, over 300 jobs, and $500,000 in annual tax revenues to Metro Detroit and the State of Michigan. His accomplishments include bringing approximately $750,000 in financing for a community service center which includes 100 Head Start classroom seats, a University of Michigan technology hub, and an adult literacy program.

Military Service

Scott Benson began his public service as a member of the U.S. Coast Guard, serving 22 years as a commissioned officer, including two tours of duty in Kuwait.

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Benson is opposed by Brian Banks, Christopher Cavanagh, Valerie Kindle, and Gregory Robinson in the Democratic primary on August 7.[1]

2010

Benson was a Democratic candidate for District 2 in the Michigan House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010 state legislative elections. Benson was defeated in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010.



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