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Biographical Profile for Scotty Boman
Previous Candidate for Lieutenant Governor, Michigan
Age: 52
Party: Libertarian Party of Michigan
Phone: 888-FREENOW
Address: 4877 Balfour
Detroit, MI 48224
 
Scotty Boman's positions and views on the issues:
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General: (political statement of goals, objectives, views, philosophies)
I became a Libertarian in 1985. Since then, I have tirelessly promoted liberty by writing, teaching, and running for public office.

I have been a Libertarian candidate in every statewide partisan election since 1994. In 1997, my candidacy for Detroit City Council was endorsed by the Detroit News.

Most famously, I ran for United States Senate in 2008, and served as Libertarian gubernatorial candidate Greg Creswell's running mate in 2006. The Creswell-Boman ticket campaigned on behalf of Proposal-2, which sought to eliminate the legalized racial and gender preference practiced by the state of Michigan. Both Jennifer Granholm and Dick DeVos opposed Proposal-2, which ended up passing by a large margin.

I was a grassroots leader of Michigan's Ron Paul for President campaign. I organized one of the largest Meetup groups in the state, and he was very active in the Detroit area promoting Ron Paul's libertarian message of peace, liberty, and prosperity. Since then has has been an active member of Campaign for Liberty.

Professionally, I have been an educator for 21 years. Currently, he works as a Physics instructor at Wayne County Community College and as an Astronomy instructor at Macomb Community College. I also substitute teach in the Grosse Point Public School System.

I received his B.S. from Western Michigan University in 1985, with a double major in Physics and Philosophy and a minor in Mathematics. He earned an M.A. in Physics from Western two years later, and an additional graduate degree from Wayne State University in 1999.

I was born in Detroit where I continue to live today.
Personal: (gender, age, marital status, spouse's name and age, children's name and ages, home town, current residence)
Masculine; Age 48; Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan; Home Town Detroit, MI
Education: (times and places of schools, colleges, major, degrees, activities, sports)
Detroit Waldorf School
Grosse Pointe South High School Bachelor of Science (1985), Western Michigan University, Majors: Physics and Philosophy. Minor: Mathematics. Secondary Education Teaching Certificate (1998), and MAT (1999) Wayne State University. Detroit, MI, Physics (DE), Mathematics (EX).
Master of Arts in Physics (1987), Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, MI.
Profession: (profession and work experience outside politics)
I have been an educator, in one form or another, for over 20 years. This includes being a Teaching Assistant at the University level; Mathematics, Science and substitute teaching at the secondary level; and teaching astronomy, mathematics, physics at community colleges. Elected to the Wayne State University Student Council 1999-2000. Chair of the Libertarian Party ballot access drive 1993. Former candidate for State Legislature, US Congress, Detroit City Council, Wayne State University Board of Governors, and State Board of Education.
Military: (branch, years of service, active duty experience, highest rank, medals, honors, discharge date and type)
Not Applicable ; Years of Service:0 ; Active Duty:Not Applicable ; Highest Rank:Not Applicable ; Metals:Not Applicable ; Discharge:Not Applicable ; When registration for the draft was instituted I registered under protest as a conscientious objector.
Civic: (past and present organizations, charities involvement)
Cair of the Libertarian Party of Michigan ; Elected to the Wayne State University Student Council 1999-2000. Chair of the Libertarian Party ballot access drive 1993. Former candidate for State Legislature, US Congress, Detroit City Council, and Wayne State University Board of Governors.
Political: (dates and titles of previously held political offices)
Chair, Libertarian Party of Michigan (2006)
Past Offices:Elected to the Wayne State University Student Council 1999-2000.
Religion: (current and past religious affiliations, beliefs)
Personal Relationship with God. Affiliations:Baptized United Methodist. Beliefs:Everyone is an individualized expression of God.
Accomplishments: (significant accomplishments, awards, achievements)
I got the Libertarian Party back on the ballot for the 1994 elections.
I brought parking back to my community by pettitioning the Detroit City Council.
I worked on a successful petition drive to allow medical marijuana in Detroit for patients in need.
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