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}}{{tnr}}'''Suzanne Shumway'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 107|District 107]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Suzanne Shumway'''  is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 107|District 107]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
  
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==Issues==
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Shumway's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.suzanneshumway.com/ "suzanneshumway," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
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'''Our Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"It will take a fair taxation system to support the investment we need to make in our economy to make it productive and sustainable."
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'''Our Environment'''
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*Excerpt:"Our environment is too precious to risk; it’s our way of life here in N. Michigan. We have an obligation to protect it, providing the kind of stewardship that will ensure that our children and grandchildren can enjoy the same natural beauty that we do."
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'''Our Schools'''
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*Excerpt:"The assaults on public education must end. We need legislators who understand that education is not a corporation, and that it should never be run, or funded, as if it were one. Our legislators must see that winner-take-all rewards have no place in education, nor do punishments for those schools that don’t perform according to an artificially imposed standard."
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'''Our Veterans'''
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*Excerpt:"These men and women need our help. It’s our responsibility to make sure that support services are there for them and for their dependents."
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==Elections==
 
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Revision as of 08:22, 13 October 2012

Suzanne Shumway
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Michigan House of Representatives District 107
PartyDemocratic
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Suzanne Shumway is a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 107 of the Michigan House of Representatives.

Issues

Campaign Themes

Shumway's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Our Economy

  • Excerpt:"It will take a fair taxation system to support the investment we need to make in our economy to make it productive and sustainable."

Our Environment

  • Excerpt:"Our environment is too precious to risk; it’s our way of life here in N. Michigan. We have an obligation to protect it, providing the kind of stewardship that will ensure that our children and grandchildren can enjoy the same natural beauty that we do."

Our Schools

  • Excerpt:"The assaults on public education must end. We need legislators who understand that education is not a corporation, and that it should never be run, or funded, as if it were one. Our legislators must see that winner-take-all rewards have no place in education, nor do punishments for those schools that don’t perform according to an artificially imposed standard."

Our Veterans

  • Excerpt:"These men and women need our help. It’s our responsibility to make sure that support services are there for them and for their dependents."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Shumway is running in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 107. She defeated Jim Martin in the Democratic primary on August 7. Incumbent Frank Foster ran unopposed in the Republican primary. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 107 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngSuzanne Shumway 50.4% 1,731
Jim Martin 49.6% 1,705
Total Votes 3,436

Personal

Shumway and her husband Michael have three children.[3]

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