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}}{{tnr}}'''Steve Kenda''' {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2014#District 24|District 24]] of the [[New Hampshire State Senate]].
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Steve Kenda''' {{2014is}} a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2014#District 24|District 24]] of the [[New Hampshire State Senate]].
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==Issues==
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Kenda's campaign website highlights the following issues:<ref>[http://kenda4senate.com/steve-kenda-issues/ ''Kenda for Senate'', "On the Issues," accessed August 6, 2014]</ref>
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'''Budget'''
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:*Excerpt: "I start with the premise that the State does not have a revenue problem, but instead, a spending problem. Too many promises and expanding programs made by politicians that can never be fully supported without negatively affecting the New Hampshire advantage. All State contracts should come up for review and re-negotiated to reflect the economic reality of the state of the economy. All State budgets should be subject to more than a spending freeze, but much like our household budgets, we can all cut back five percent. A five percent reduction in the state budget would save almost $270 million annually, paving the way for tax cuts."
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'''Tax Cuts'''
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:*Excerpt: "We have some of the highest business taxes in the country. We are impeding job growth by not creating an environment where companies seek to relocate to New Hampshire. Coupled with high energy costs, we are losing young people from our campuses that could be starting their careers and families here at home. We need to be more competitive when it comes to job creation. A complete overhaul of business taxes is necessary to entice employers to our state, stimulate job growth and provide funds to invest in education."
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'''Education'''
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:*Excerpt: "We need an education system that removes the influence of centralized, bureaucratic control from Washington, D.C. and the Department of Education and brings the responsibility, accountability and authority back to the citizens and parents of New Hampshire. Given the technological advances that have taken place in the past ten years, there is an opportunity for a thorough overhaul of the way our kids are taught and learn. School choice and enhanced home schooling options need to play a growing role in creating the foundation for our future."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==

Revision as of 16:03, 6 August 2014

Steve Kenda
SteveKenda.jpg
Candidate for
New Hampshire State Senate, District 24
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limitsN/A
Websites
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Steve Kenda is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 24 of the New Hampshire State Senate.

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Kenda's campaign website highlights the following issues:[1]

Budget

  • Excerpt: "I start with the premise that the State does not have a revenue problem, but instead, a spending problem. Too many promises and expanding programs made by politicians that can never be fully supported without negatively affecting the New Hampshire advantage. All State contracts should come up for review and re-negotiated to reflect the economic reality of the state of the economy. All State budgets should be subject to more than a spending freeze, but much like our household budgets, we can all cut back five percent. A five percent reduction in the state budget would save almost $270 million annually, paving the way for tax cuts."

Tax Cuts

  • Excerpt: "We have some of the highest business taxes in the country. We are impeding job growth by not creating an environment where companies seek to relocate to New Hampshire. Coupled with high energy costs, we are losing young people from our campuses that could be starting their careers and families here at home. We need to be more competitive when it comes to job creation. A complete overhaul of business taxes is necessary to entice employers to our state, stimulate job growth and provide funds to invest in education."

Education

  • Excerpt: "We need an education system that removes the influence of centralized, bureaucratic control from Washington, D.C. and the Department of Education and brings the responsibility, accountability and authority back to the citizens and parents of New Hampshire. Given the technological advances that have taken place in the past ten years, there is an opportunity for a thorough overhaul of the way our kids are taught and learn. School choice and enhanced home schooling options need to play a growing role in creating the foundation for our future."

Elections

2014

See also: New Hampshire State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of New Hampshire State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election took place September 9, 2014. The general election will be held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was June 13, 2014. Chris Muns was unopposed in the Democratic primary, while incumbent Nancy Stiles defeated Steve Kenda in the Republican primary. Muns and Stiles will face off in the general election.[2]

New Hampshire State Senate, District 24 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngNancy Stiles Incumbent 63.5% 4,072
Steve Kenda 36.5% 2,337
Total Votes 6,409

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