Electoral Campaigns

2012 Socialist Party of Michigan Candidates:

Stewart Alexander for President – Alex Mendoza for Vice President
-89 Michigan write-in votes counted (most valid w.-i. votes unlawfully not tallied)

Dwain Reynolds, III for State Board of Education
-66,123 votes received (1%) [2 seats elected]

John Longhurst for State Representative (106th District – northeastern L.P.)
-1,178 votes received (2.5%)

Sean Haggard for State Representative (54th District – Ypsilanti), (write-in)
-(all valid Ypsilanti write-in votes unlawfully not tallied)

2011 Socialist Party of Michigan Candidates:

Peter Ponzetti for Grand Blanc Board of Education
- 424 votes received (11%)

Matt Erard for City of Detroit Downtown Citizens District Council
(campaign leaflet)
- Elected with 21% of the vote [6 seats elected]

 2010 Socialist Party of Michigan Candidates:

Diana Demers for University of Michigan Board of Regents
- 80,365 votes received (1.5%) [2 seats elected]

James Arnoldi for Wayne State University Board of Governors
- 46,757 votes received (1%) [2 seats elected]

SPMI 2010 Statewide Campaign Flyer

2008 Socialist Party of Michigan Candidates:

Brian Moore for President – Stewart Alexander for Vice President
-41 Michigan write-in votes counted
(most valid w.-i. votes unlawfully not tallied – see 2008 results statement).

Dwain Reynolds, III for State Board of Education
(campaign leaflet)
-94,663 votes received (2%) [2 seats elected]

Jean Treacy for U.S. Congress (1st district – northern MI)
(campaign leaflet)
- 2,669 votes received (1%)

Matt Erard for State Representative (53rd District – Ann Arbor)
(campaign leaflet)
- 2,200 votes received (5%)

SPMI 2008 Statewide Campaign Flyer

2006 Socialist Party of Michigan Candidates:

Jacob Woods for State Board of Education
-60,684 votes received (1%) [2 seats elected]

Matt Erard for State Representative (53rd district – Ann Arbor)
(campaign leaflet)
- 847 votes received (3%)

SPMI 2006 Statewide Campaign Flyer

2004 Socialist Party of Michigan Candidates:

Walt Brown for President – Mary Alice Herbert for Vice President
- 1,411 Michigan votes received

Ben Burgis for Michigan State University Board of Trustees
-74,794 votes received (1%) [2 seats elected]

Lisa Weltman for U.S. Congress (14th district – Detroit)
(campaign leaflet)
-2,224 votes received (1%)

Carl L. Williams for Oakland Community College Board of Trustees
-11,675 votes received (10%) [3 seats elected; June 14, 2004 election]

SPMI 2004 Statewide Campaign Flyer