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}}{{tnr}}'''Scott Benson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] candidate for State Representative in [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 1| District 1]].
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Scott Benson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] candidate for State Representative in [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 1| District 1]].
  
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He currently works as the Small Business Development Manager for Midtown Detroit, Inc., a nonprofit 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.
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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==Biography==
'''Scott Benson''' is an economic development specialist and works with 200+ small businesses in his role with Midtown Detroit, Inc.  
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He is an economic development specialist and works with small businesses in his role with Midtown Detroit, Inc. Benson claims to have brought in 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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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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===2010===
 
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Benson was a [[:Category:Democratic candidate, Michigan House of Representatives, 2010|Democratic candidate]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 2|District 2 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Benson was defeated in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010.  
 
Benson was a [[:Category:Democratic candidate, Michigan House of Representatives, 2010|Democratic candidate]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 2|District 2 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Benson was defeated in the Democratic primary on August 3, 2010.  
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==Personal==
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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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Revision as of 08:42, 15 June 2012

Scott Benson
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 1
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sHampton University
Master'sWayne State University
OtherThe National Naval War College
Military service
Service/branchU.S. Coast Guard, Commander
Years of service22 years including two tours of duty to Kuwait
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Manager, Midtown Detroit, Inc.
Websites
[www.scottbenson4rep.com Campaign website]
CandidateVerification
Scott Benson is a Democratic candidate for State Representative in District 1.

He currently works as the Small Business Development Manager for Midtown Detroit, Inc., a nonprofit 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.

Biography

He is an economic development specialist and works with small businesses in his role with Midtown Detroit, Inc. Benson claims to have brought in 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.

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.

Personal

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.

References