Lansing, MI – The Great Lakes Education Project (GLEP) today announced endorsements for candidates in 19 races for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2016.
“We’re confident these candidates will be forceful advocates for children in the legislature, and we’re pleased to endorse and support their campaigns,” said Gary Naeyaert, GLEP Executive Director. Candidates endorsed today by GLEP include the following:
“We urge voters to examine past records and positions on key issues to make the important decisions about which candidates to support,” said Beth DeShone, GLEP Advocacy Director.
GLEP’s endorsement process includes past voting records, personal interviews and results from an extensive candidate questionnaire. Priority issues for GLEP include school choice and early literacy, while endorsed candidates may hold a variety of positions on policy issues such as K-12 funding, curriculum standards, student assessments, etc.
Download this release in pdf format: GLEP Endorses 19 Candidates for State House