Cooper’s Campaign Platform

Cooper Nye’s Platform for Candidacy Cooper Nye is Michigan’s youngest congressional candidate, running as an independent for the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-11). This year, Cooper dropped his career in Washington D.C.—where he saw our rigged system firsthand—to come home and disrupt the two-party system. Cooper is a pro-liberty, anti-corruption candidate fighting to unite the district on bold reforms that …

WDET: Race for Congress in Michigan’s 11th Tests Millennial Candidates

When Republican Congressman Dave Trott announced last year that he was retiring from the U.S. House it left more than just an open seat representing Michigan’s 11th Congressional District. It created a campaign many experts view as a microcosm of the 2016 presidential contest — with a millennial twist. Touting Trump and Business Both major party contenders in the district are women. Both are in their 30’s, both …

MLive: Who’s running for Congress in Michigan

In addition to choosing their next governor, U.S. Senator and state representatives and senators, Michigan voters will be determining who they want to send to Congress this fall. Two Southeast Michigan Congressional districts – the 8th and the 11th – are getting national attention as Democratic candidates work to flip seats currently held by Republicans. MLive has partnered with the …

AP: Democrats hoping to flip Michigan US House seats from GOP

DETROIT (AP) — Just as Michigan helped propel Donald Trump to the White House, the state could play a role in tipping the balance of control in the U.S. House back in favor of the Democratic Party from a Republican majority. Republican incumbents face strong challenges in two congressional races, while a third open House district appears to be up …

Voter Guide: Cooper’s Views on Top Issues

1. PRIORITIES: What are your top three national legislative priorities and how would you address them? I want Congress to serve citizens instead of special interests. It will be done by three reform-focused bills: The American Anti-Corruption Act to stop bribery by lobbyists, block politicians from fundraising during working hours, close the revolving door, outlaw secret money, and end gerrymandering. …

New Poll: Americans Profoundly Unhappy with Two-party Politics

Michigan’s youngest congressional candidate ready to step up and challenge major party candidates in the 11th District   Commerce, Michigan (September 27, 2018)—New polling released this morning reveals Americans prefer independent candidates over those who belong to either of the major parties. According to new data released by ScottRasmussen.com and the Job Creators Network, only 24 and 22 percent believe Republicans and Democrats …

WHMI: Independent Candidate For MI-11 Runs Against Two-Party System

An independent candidate for Congress is running on a platform that includes limiting money in politics and abolishing the income tax. At 26 years old, Cooper Nye is the youngest candidate running for the U.S. House in Michigan. Nye is campaigning for the 11th District, which covers parts of Wayne and Oakland Counties, including South Lyon, Milford, and New Hudson. …

The Two-Party System Doesn’t Work for You. I Will.

Cooper Nye’s Platform for Candidacy Cooper Nye is Michigan’s youngest congressional candidate, running as an independent for the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-11). This year, Cooper dropped his career in Washington D.C.—where he saw our rigged system firsthand—to come home and disrupt the two-party system. Cooper is a pro-liberty, anti-corruption candidate fighting to unite the district on bold reforms that …

New Gallup Survey Shows Strong Disapproval of Federal Government

Results reveal a need to disrupt D.C., says the Cooper Nye Campaign    Commerce, Michigan (September 6, 2018)—The federal government is very unpopular among Americans, says Cooper Nye, an independent candidate for the U.S. House of Representatives (MI-11). According to a new Gallup poll, which measures favorability ratings of 25 major U.S. industries, 53 percent of Americans view the federal government negatively—the lowest of …