Michael Coachman on Principles & Values
People should be responsible for their own behavior
Individuals and families are responsible for their behavior.
Public policy should encourage and empower their efforts to provide for their own health, safety, education, moral fortitude and personal wealth.
Source: 2020 North Dakota gubernatorial campaign website
, Mar 25, 2020
Volunteers at prison ministry and Christian school
Michael Coachman, who in 2018 received 13% of the vote as an independent candidate for secretary of state, said Monday he will run for governor in 2020 as a Republican. Coachman was previously an unsuccessful lieutenant governor candidate in 2012 and
2016. He is a retired U.S. Air Force veteran who lives in Larimore. He's a teacher helper at a Christian school and volunteers at a prison ministry.
"I believe what I'm standing on is what people of
North Dakota is looking for, someone who is going to stand on the Constitution from beginning to end," said Coachman, who expressed confidence in winning the Republican endorsement.
[Primary opponent Doug] Burgum is a wealthy
former software executive who lost the Republican endorsement but won the nomination in his 2016 primary challenge against Attorney General Wayne Stenehjem, the endorsed candidate.
Source: Bismarck Tribune on 2020 North Dakota Gubernatorial race
, Sep 16, 2019
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