Madison Project Michigan Endorsements (Round 2)

The Madison Project Michigan has issued its second and final list of endorsements for the August 2014 primary election.  The first list is here.  We encourage conservatives across Michigan to vote for these candidates and to donate to the Madison Project Michigan.

House District 38 Dan Lauffer, Republican – Walled Lake      

Dan Lauffer is a retired pastor and college professor.  He is running on opposition to Medicaid expansion and tax increases.  He faces a competitive primary against Kathy Crawford in a safely Republican district.

House District 56 Jason Sheppard, Republican – Lambertville      

Jason Sheppard is a Monroe County commissioner and business owner.  He is running on a solidly conservative platform.  He is solely endorsed by Michigan Right to Life.  He faces a contested primary in this highly competitive district.

House District 58 Jeff Jacques, Republican – Jonesville      

Jeff Jacques is a small businessman with an economics degree from Hillsdale College.  He is running on a solidly conservative platform.  He faces a competitive primary in a safely Republican district.

House District 59 John Bippus, Republican – Three Rivers         

John Bippus is a former St. Joseph County commissioner and current road commission chairman.  He has advocated for fiscally conservative policies.  He is solely endorsed by Michigan Right to Life.  He faces a competitive primary in a safely Republican district.

House District 65 Robert Sutherby, Republican – Jackson      

Robert Sutherby is a Leoni Township Trustee and local businessman.  He is running on opposition to tax increases.  He is solely endorsed by Michigan Right to Life.  He faces a competitive primary in a safely Republican district.

House District 72 Gabe Hudson, Republican – Byron Center      

Gabe Hudson was a career US Army soldier and Vietnam veteran.  He is running on opposition to Medicaid expansion and Common Core.  He is challenging moderate incumbent Republican Ken Yonker in the primary in this safely Republican district.

House District 73 Frank Pfaff, Republican – Comstock Park      

Frank Pfaff is a US Army veteran and salesman in the jewelry industry.  He is a solid fiscal and social conservative.  He faces a competitive primary in a safely Republican district.

House District 79 Cindy Duran, Republican – St. Joseph            

Cindy Duran is a registered nurse and conservative activist in Berrien County.  She is passionately opposed to Medicaid expansion and Common Core.  She is challenging moderate incumbent Republican Al Pscholka, who supported Medicaid expansion and Common Core, in the primary.  The district leans Republican in the general election.

House District 90 Geoff Haveman, Republican – Hudsonville    

Geoff Haveman is a lawyer and Republican activist.  He is running on a strong limited government platform.  He faces a competitive primary in a safely Republican district.  (Note that David Kroll is also an acceptable candidate in this race.)

House District 105 Triston Cole, Republican – Mancelona          

Triston Cole is a small business owner and family farmer.  He has successfully advocated for legislation that reduced regulations on farming and trucking. He faces a competitive primary in a safely Republican district.

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  1 comment for “Madison Project Michigan Endorsements (Round 2)

  1. Mark
    July 17, 2014 at 7:52 pm

    HD38 is so safe Republican that whomever gets elected doesn't feel the need to respond to constituents. I suspect that Kathy Crawford will act in that manner as did her husband Huge who she is running to replace. Three votes in our house for Lauffer.

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