Effectiveness, balance, and common sense. That's what businessman and non-incumbent Chuck Fellows wants to bring to state government. Fellows is the Democratic nominee for the 22nd State Senate seat, which includes all of Livingston as well as Shiawassee counties and part of Ingham County.
Fellows has been on the sidelines while Republican extremist Joe Hune battles conservative Paul Rogers for the Republican nomination. Local media and debates have generally excluded Fellows from participation. But MIVote, a project of University of Michigan-Dearborn, and Detroit Public Television, believes voters should be informed about all the candidates and has offered each of them a chance to answer questions about key issues in the 2010 campaign in a 5-minute video.
Fellows lays out his views on the state's economy, education, and the state budget in his video, stressing that he would bring common sense and effectiveness to state government. Watch the video to see what he means by that: