Candidate Profile: Steve King
Patch has sent out a survey to candidates running to fill Thaddeus McCotter's seat in Michigan's 11th Congressional District. Here are Steve King's (R-Livonia) responses.
Steve King of Livonia is perhaps best known locally as frontman of Detroit-area rock band Steve King and the Dittilies. In addition to his music, King is a former school board member, Livonia City Council candidate and teacher. King is running to serve the remainder of former Rep. Thaddeus McCotter's (R-Livonia) term representing Michigan's 11th Congressional District in the Sept. 5 special election.
Here are King's responses to Patch's candidate questionnaire:
Father of four
How long have you been a resident of your town?:
I have lived in Livonia since 1956.
CEO, manager and musician, Steve King and the Dittilies (1983-present); Former school board member; Physical education teacher; Director of YMCA Youth Sports Program.
- Master of Science, Educational Leadership from Madonna University
- Bachelor of Science from Wayne State University
I am running to continue my many years of service to the public. I have served as a teacher, coach and elected official in my hometown.
What made you decide to run?:
From Steve King's website:
Steve King is running for the United States Congress to be an independent voice and bring many new ideas to help positively impact the business climate and quality of life in Michigan.