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U.S. Senate: Michael Cavlan


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A registered nurse from Apple Valley is seeking the Green Party's endorsement in the 2006 U.S. Senate race. Michael Cavlan said he supports immediate withdrawal of U.S. troops from Iraq and an end to the construction of military bases in that country. Cavlan also said he supports a universal single-payer health care system.

Candidate Bio

Michael Cavlan
Political affiliation:
Green Party
Born:
1959
San Jose, Calif.
Resides in Apple Valley, Minn.
Personal:
Lives with partner, Nancy Coons. Two sons: Sean and Phelem James
Catholic
Occupation:
Registered nurse. Works in burn unit at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.
Education:
Major political experience:
Cavlan says he has run as a Green Party Candidate in St. Louis Park for the state Legislature as well as taking part in the effort to recount Ohio's votes after the 2004 election

On the Issues

Audio Abortion (6/28/05)
Audio Alternative energy (6/28/05)
Audio Farm subsidies (6/28/05)
Audio Free trade (6/2805)
Audio Global warming (6/28/05)
Audio Health care (6/28/05)
Audio Iraq (6/28/05)
Audio Patriot Act (6/28/05)
Audio Race issues (5/17/05)
Audio Same-sex marriage (6/28/05)
Audio Social Security (6/28/05)
Audio Taxes (6/28/05)

Campaign Contribution Report

Total receipts
$6,140
Total disbursements
$6,107
Cash on hand
$61
Source: Political Moneyline, October 2006.

Links and Resources

Web site:
Document www.michaelcavlan.org

Candidate Pages

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