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Valerie Kindle
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Candidate for
Michigan House of Representatives District 1
PartyDemocratic
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State University, Michigan State University
Personal
ProfessionAFL-CIO training specialist/AFSCME/State of Michigan
Websites
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Valerie Kindle was a 2012 Democratic candidate for District 1 of the Michigan House of Representatives. Kindle was defeated by Brian Banks in the Democratic primary.[1]

She is a lifelong resident of Harper Woods, and has spent her career working primarily for various charities and volunteer organizations.

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kindle ran in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 1. She ran against Christopher Cavanagh, Brian Banks, Scott Benson and Gregory Robinson in the Democratic primary on August 7. Kindle was defeated by Brian Banks in the Democratic primary.[2] Incumbent Timothy Bledsoe (D) is running in the District 2. The general election takes place on November 6, 2012. [3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 1 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBrian Banks 30.8% 2,304
Scott Benson 29.6% 2,208
Christopher Cavanagh 17.1% 1,275
Valerie Kindle 16.5% 1,235
Gregory Robinson 6% 450
Total Votes 7,472

Campaign themes

Kindle has made affordable education, healthcare, and insurance a focus of her campaign. Additionally, she seeks to return more state revenue to cities. She opposes Right to Work legislation.

Endorsements

As listed on her campaign website, Kindle was endorsed by the following individuals and organizations:

  • John Conyers, Jr., Congressman, District 14
  • Tim Killeen, Wayne County Commissioner, District 1
  • Ken Poynter, Mayor, Harper Woods
  • John Conyers, Jr., Congressman
  • Pastor D.L. Harville, New Life Ministries Worldwide
  • Rev. Dr. James Younger, Wayside MBC
  • Elder Zack Hicks, Faith Clinic COGIC
  • Pastor James Minnick, President of Calvary Council of Baptists Pastors
  • 13th Congressional District
  • 14th Congressional District
  • Michigan AFSCME Council 25
  • Michigan AFT (American Federation of Teachers)
  • Michigan Spanish Speaking Dems
  • Grosse Pointe Democratic Club
  • NOW (National Organization for Women)
  • Eastside Slate

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