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}}{{tnr}}'''Shanda Willis'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 42|District 42]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Shanda Willis'''  was a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 42|District 42]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
  
 
Willis is a registered nurse with around two decades of experience. She has a B.S. in nursing from the University of Michigan. She is currently the assistant director of nursing for OMNI Home Care, Inc., a home health care agency.<ref name="shanda">[http://www.shandaforstaterep.com/ ''Shanda Willis for 42nd House'', retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref><ref name="patch">[http://brighton.patch.com/announcements/shanda-willis-running-for-42nd-house-seat ''Brighton Patch'', "Shanda Willis Running for 42nd House Seat", April 16, 2012. Retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref>
 
Willis is a registered nurse with around two decades of experience. She has a B.S. in nursing from the University of Michigan. She is currently the assistant director of nursing for OMNI Home Care, Inc., a home health care agency.<ref name="shanda">[http://www.shandaforstaterep.com/ ''Shanda Willis for 42nd House'', retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref><ref name="patch">[http://brighton.patch.com/announcements/shanda-willis-running-for-42nd-house-seat ''Brighton Patch'', "Shanda Willis Running for 42nd House Seat", April 16, 2012. Retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref>
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Willis is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 42. She is running unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7. The general election takes 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>
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Willis ran in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 42. She ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by District 66 incumbent [[William Rogers]] (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>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 20:29, 22 November 2012

Shanda Willis
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 42
PartyDemocratic
Education
High schoolBrighton High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
Personal
ProfessionRegistered nurse
Websites
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Shanda Willis was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 42 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Willis is a registered nurse with around two decades of experience. She has a B.S. in nursing from the University of Michigan. She is currently the assistant director of nursing for OMNI Home Care, Inc., a home health care agency.[1][2]

Issues

Campaign Themes

Willis' website highlights the following campaign themes:[3]

Strong Schools for Our Children

  • Excerpt:"Strong schools are essential to our future and to our economy. Livingston County schools are some of the lowest-funded in the state and have been badly hurt by deep cuts in state funding. I will work to provide more funding to public schools."

Fairness for Senior Citizens

  • Excerpt:"Our senior citizens worked hard their entire lives and saved for their retirement. They deserve to live in security and dignity. Seniors should not be faced with unexpected tax increases. I will vote to repeal the unfair tax on pensions which paid for tax cuts for businesses."

Protect Our Jobs

  • Excerpt:"As a nurse, I was a member of the nurses union at the University of Michigan Hospital. Workers have the right to form a union and collectively bargain. It is imperative that we promote the freedom of working people to have a say about their wages, benefits, and working conditions."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Willis ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 42. She ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and was defeated by District 66 incumbent William Rogers (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [4]

Personal

Willis is the mother of twins.[1][2]

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