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Marin, Sonoma County, CA June 6, 2006 Election
 Smart Voter Mike Halliwell

Candidate for
United States Representative; District 6; Republican Party

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Biographical Highlights
  • Occupation: College Professor
  • President Books for Peace (a charity helping Peace Corp)
  • UCLA PhD (1974), thesis on California Politics
  • Former Republican nominee for State Senate
  • Member Sonoma County Republican Central Committee
  • Specialist in breast cancer therapy (Marin County), health care policy
  • 1969-present acitivist and litigant for redistrictng reform
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Top Priorities if Elected
  • Maintain freedom of choice in health care, improve access to better therapy
  • Political reform to reduce insider favoritism and improve public accountablility
  • Eliminate incentives for illegal immigration and preserve good jobs for Americans
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Key Endorsements
  • Lawrence Wiesner, unopposed Republican candidate for 2 SD
  • Ray Tyrone, unopposed Republican candidate for 1 AD
  • Mike Hartnett, unopposed Republican candidate for 6 AD
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Position Papers
Mobilization to Survive Breast Cancer
Since Betty Halliwell's diagnosis with a very aggressive form of bilateral breast cancer (detected in time to be treated effectively by mammograms at age 47 and 48), Mike Halliwell has been a pioneer in improving breast cancer therapy. (See This is discussed in excerpts from Halliwell's October 28, 2004 speech at the Petaluma campus of Santa Rosa Junior College.
Preserving the Value of American Citizenship for Future Generations
We must preserve the concept of "a decent day's pay for a good day's work" by keeping employers who adhere to this principle from being run out of business by unscrupulous competitors who hire illegal immigrants and pay so little that they are causing a "race to the bottom" for America's working class.
Autonomy in Childbearing Is a Fundamental Tenth Amendent Right
As a strict constructionist who can find no reference to abortion in the Constitution, I will not try to read my own views on this subject into that revered document, because of the license to do likewise this would provide, to the activist judges who bring an agenda to the bench, to write their personal opinions into law on a broad range of topics.
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