Tom Michalski

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Tom Michalski
Candidate for Wisconsin State Assembly District 21
Political party Democratic
Website Campaign website
Tom Michalski (b. July 27, 1953) was a Democratic candidate for District 21 of the Wisconsin State Assembly. The primary election was on September 14, 2010, and the general election was on November 2, 2010.[1]

Michalski is President of the Oak Creek Common Council and is on the Board of Directors of the Milwaukee Area Technical College.

He has been a Journeyman Machine Repair Mechanic for 38 years, before retiring. He is a member of UELocal 111 Retirees Association, and was endorsed by the AFT Local 212, SEIU Local 150 and AFSCME District Council 48.[2][3]



See also: Wisconsin State Assembly elections, 2010

Michalski ran in the 2010 election for Wisconsin State Assembly District 21. Michalski was defeated by Republican incumbent Mark Honadel in the general election on November 2, 2010. Michalski was unopposed in the Democratic primary election on September 14, 2010.[4][5]

Wisconsin State Assembly, District 21 General Election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Honadel (R) 13,693
Tom Michalski (D) 8,155
Wisconsin State Assembly, District 21 Democratic primary (2010)
Candidates Votes Percent
Green check mark transparent.png Tom Michalski (D) 2,663 99.74%

Campaign themes

Michalski's campaign website lists positions on five issues:

  • Jobs and the economy - Supports use of Tax Incremental Financing Districts.
  • Health care - Supports a referendum "guaranteeing every Wisconsin resident affordable health care coverage as good as the health care coverage provided to state legislatures."
  • Environment - Supports the "Photovoltaic Educational Farm- the state's largest solar power project."
  • Education - Supported referendum to remodel 3 area schools which "brought the buildings up to 21st Century standards along with improved internet access and increased space for the students and teachers in the district."
  • Fiscal responsibility - Has "worked to lower the mil rate by 19% keeping Oak Creek property taxes from going up and even lowering what some home owners pay in property taxes."[6]

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