Today we had the opportunity to sit down with Daniel Kinnamon, candidate for state senate in Indiana. Visit his website at VoteKinnamon.com…
Two part question: who are you, and why the hell do you want to run for state senate?
Daniel. The reason I cam running for State Senate is to bring a common sense business approach to government. With a New District it is time for NEW leadership and NEW Ideas.
What are the top three issues you plan to focus on if elected?
The J.E.B. plan. Jobs – Education – Budget I am a business broker working with starting business on a regular basis…true business growth is matching capital sources with the companies that need it. Education: We need to concentrate on improving our math/science and also bring vocational education back to the High Schools. We currently prepare our kids for college or failure. Finally, with 16 of my 18 years in business spent in corporate finance up tot the level of Corporate Controller/CFO I know what it takes to prioritize a budget and live within your means. My companies have to do it government should also.
I know you’re involved with the YRs. How has that helped with you launching a political campaign? With my involvement with Hendricks County YR chair up through Indiana Federation of Young Republicans chair I have worked on many other candidates campaigns and learned to network and what he process is like. When you have given the 8 plus years to other people’s campaign and the party you develop many strong relationships and have a network that will work with and for you.
What can you bring to the people of your district that your opponents can’t?
I am a business man by trade and am actively involved in getting companies growing. From a hands on perspective I start companies up and finance their growth. With children in the local schools I pay attention to education..but even more than that I volunteer weekly in the classroom and see hands on what the teachers are going through in the process of educating our children.
Andrew Luck or Robert Lee Griffin III?
Andrew Luck…but will not be upset if we get RGIII