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March 15, 2016 — Illinois Primary Election
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District 5 — U.S. House of Representatives

— Green Party
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About this office

Representatives are elected to two-year terms to represent the people of a specific congressional district in the federal government. They introduce and vote on new laws, hold hearings, and are responsible for approving federal taxes.
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Warren "Grizz" Grimsley

Green
Remodeling Contractor
Top 3 Priorities
  1. Federal investment to create a Green Infrastructure...
  2. Progressive Income Taxes to reduce inequality
  3. Converting military spending from building bombs to...
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My Top 3 Priorities

  • Federal investment to create a Green Infrastructure and stop climate change
  • Progressive Income Taxes to reduce inequality
  • Converting military spending from building bombs to building bridges

Experience

Experience

Profession:Remodeling Contractor

Education

University of Chicago MLA, Thucydides (2013)
Northwestern University Associate, Accounting (1986)
Southern Illinois Univertiy B.A., Philosophy (1976)

Biography

Education: Evanston Township H.S., Southern Illinois University (BA Philosophy), Northwestern University (Associate in Accounting), University of Chicago (Masters of Liberal Arts)

I am a successful small remodeling business owner who has built deep roots and strong ties in the 5th district of Illinois. I have spent over thirty years building and in Chicagoland by contributing a steady improvement to neighborhoods with a strong reputation for honesty, hard work and top quality.

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Who gave money to this candidate?

Contributions

Total money raised: $1,352

Top contributors that gave money to support the candidate, by organization:

1
Employees of Iimagine Corp
$1,000
2
Employees of Macneal Hospital
$500
3
Grimsley, Warren A
$-,460

More information about contributions

By State:

California 96.15%
Illinois 3.85%
96.15%

By Size:

Large contributions (87.54%)
Small contributions (12.46%)
87.54%12.46%

By Type:

From organizations (0.00%)
From individuals (100.00%)
100.00%
Source: MapLight analysis of data from the Federal Election Commission.

Political Beliefs

I want to go to Congress to fight for the average Joe and Jill by protecting their paycheck, guaranteeing their medical care and seeing that Social Security is expanded not cut.

 

I do not take corporate contributions or pac money, only individual contributions. I will represent the 99%, not the 1%.

 

I propose using an increase in government investment to build a green "carbon free" renewable energy infrastructure in my district and region.This includes a modernized electric grid doubling as the backbone for a public wi-fi system. A continued investment in solar and wind power.The renewing of the water and sewer systems, repairing and updating roads and bridges.

The long term investment returns in the form of higher employment and wages, knock-on effects of increased region wide economic growth and greater productivity increases through efficiency will pay back the US Treasury handsomely.

 

 

 

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Email grizzizgreen@gmail.com
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Richard B. "Riverview" Mayers

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