Gary Schmidt
former Assembly candidate

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November 13, 2012
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Election's over


A guarded congratulations to Jim Wheeler in his victory and election as the new assemblyman from District 39. Mr. Wheeler defeated me, Gary Schmidt, and the incumbent, Kelly Kite, in a hard fought three-way Republican primary contest in June. I know Jim well and congratulated him on his victory at that time and wished him well. I was disappointed to now see that Jim, while winning the primary without taking any donations from special interests, has since taken over $30,000 in campaign donations from lobbyist and special interests. These included donations from mining and gaming almost one half of …

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The Record Courier Updated Nov 13, 2012 06:56PM Published Nov 13, 2012 06:55PM Copyright 2012 The Record Courier. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.