Thomas Norton

Norton campaigns for 73rd District seat

July 1, 2010 // 0 Comments

Thomas Norton was the first Republican to register as a candidate for Michigan’s 73rd District North Kent County, starting his campaign last October with the same views and determination as now. Norton does promise to bring sound constitutional judgment, experience in business and a promise to hold meeting in every township at least once a year to make sure he is representing the district as a whole. Norton promises not to personally attack his opponents, but their stand on the issues and past practices as to the issues. He also promises not to campaign on Sundays. Norton has a degree in business administration. He attended Baker College for his associate’s degree and AIU for his B.A. Norton has turned every store and department that he has managed back into the black by thinking outside the box and utilizing the materials at hand. He has managed several different grocery departments for Meijer, at their request in order to turn them around, and was a Holiday store manager. A business experience that our state needs makes Norton capable of understanding the challenges of meeting department budgets and increased sales in order to create jobs. He can help lead Michigan by thinking outside of the box with limited materials to create jobs. He also has experience in tactical operations and command with the Army National Guard with an Infantry MOS. This makes Bob Becker and Tom Norton the only two candidates running in the 73rd District to have worn the uniform of this country. Contrary to what some believe, Norton, not his campaign people, has been going door to door, introducing himself and his beliefs since the day after filing. Norton is a viable candidate, a member of the Tea Party of West Michigan, Campaign for Liberty Caucus, NRA, Michigan Fair Tax, St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, and Michigan Army National Guard (DOD exempt). Norton’s philosophy is Constitutional Conservatism. Quotes that sum up his philosophy are: “Just because you do not take interest in politics doesn’t mean politics won’t take interest in you,” Pericles (430 B.C.), and “The constitution is not neutral. It is designed to take the government off the backs of the people,” William O. Douglas. Norton is running because Michigan is broken and he sees very […]