Michigan senate - district 4 Candidates

State Senators are elected by district from all over Michigan to pass laws and adopt the budget for the whole state.

This video is not an endorsement of any candidate. VOTE August 7th 2018, in the Primary election and November 6, 2018 in the General Election.

Q1. Majority Party & Compromise

Should your party not be in the Majority, would you be willing to compromise with the opposing party and an opposing Governor to get legislation signed into law and on what issues do you foresee possible compromise?

ANSWER: No Response

Q2. Car Insurance

Over the past several years, many attempts have been made to reform the State’s Auto Insurance system. According to a 2017 Bridge Magazine study, Detroiters pay the highest car insurance premiums in the nation. If it had made it to the Senate Floor, would you have voted in favor or against the Mayor’s proposal House Bill 5013?

ANSWER: No Response

Q3. Education Reform

Bridge Magazine’s overview of twelve recent education reports yielded four common themes for improving public education outcomes in Michigan: 1) Differential spending for students with different needs (ie. it costs more to educate low-income students who come into kindergarten already behind in reading skills), 2) More investment in teacher training, 3) More and better early childhood education for ages 0-4, and 4) Better college/career preparation. How will you, as a state legislator, support evidence-backed reforms for public education in Michigan?

ANSWER: No Response

Q4. Motivation for Candidacy

What issues motivated you to run for State office? How have you worked on these issues prior to running for office?

ANSWER: No Response


This video is not an endorsement of any candidate. VOTE August 7th 2018, in the Primary election and November 6, 2018 in the General Election.

Q1. Majority Party & Compromise

Should your party not be in the Majority, would you be willing to compromise with the opposing party and an opposing Governor to get legislation signed into law and on what issues do you foresee possible compromise?

ANSWER: No Response

Q2. Car Insurance

Over the past several years, many attempts have been made to reform the State’s Auto Insurance system. According to a 2017 Bridge Magazine study, Detroiters pay the highest car insurance premiums in the nation. If it had made it to the Senate Floor, would you have voted in favor or against the Mayor’s proposal House Bill 5013?

ANSWER: No Response

Q3. Education Reform

Bridge Magazine’s overview of twelve recent education reports yielded four common themes for improving public education outcomes in Michigan: 1) Differential spending for students with different needs (ie. it costs more to educate low-income students who come into kindergarten already behind in reading skills), 2) More investment in teacher training, 3) More and better early childhood education for ages 0-4, and 4) Better college/career preparation. How will you, as a state legislator, support evidence-backed reforms for public education in Michigan?

ANSWER: No Response

Q4. Motivation for Candidacy

What issues motivated you to run for State office? How have you worked on these issues prior to running for office?

ANSWER: No Response