Your Voice, Your Vote: Matt Longjohn, 6th District candidate (1 minute)
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Dr. Longjohn is a Democrat from Portage who is running for office for the first time. He's the former National Health Officer for the YMCA.
He's challenging Republican incumbent Fred Upton in Michigan's 6th Congressional District.
Dr. Longjohn was given one minute to answer the following question: In your opinion, what's the single biggest issue facing people in your district right now and what can you do about it specifically?
His response has not been edited.