Representative Bill Huizenga wins 2nd Congressional District
U.S. Rep. Bill Huizenga nationaljournal.com
Caroline MacGregor November 7, 2012 | WGVU Huizenga
credits his win to having a campaign philosophy in line with the needs of his second district constituents - with a
strong focus on jobs and the economy.
disappointed about the outcome of the presidential elections and fellow
republican, Congressman Pete Hoekstra who lost to US Senator Debbie Stabenow,
Huizenga focused on the fact that the republicans have made gains in the US House
"Obviously this is a real crucial race across the country, would have loved to have seen Michigan go differently for Mitt Romney and Pete Hoekstra. Ironically we may actually make gains in the House of Representatives while we may lose some ground in the US Senate. Ultimately its about making sure that we put some fiscal restraint in place, that we're not spending more than we are taking in and that we are creating an atmosphere for the private sector to go be successful.”
German Jr.,a Muskegon City Councilman, ran a fairly low profile campaign
against Huizenga. He made it onto the November ballot through a last minute write-in
for the open nomination in the primary election.
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