I’m Patty Malowney. I want to tell you a little about myself and why I am running for public office. I am an editor and social media consultant for a popular website for moms. I started my website, JustMommies.com, in 2004 with a small investment and a whole lot of drive. Some things I have learned from running my business is how to be resourceful, innovative, and think outside the box. I turned my small home business into a thriving community and a leading authority site in the mom space. My website caught the attention of the dating website eHarmony.com. In 2008, they acquired my website and later sold it to another media company. I have continued to work as an internet consultant for the last ten years.
I am an active mother to five children. I enjoy fitness and blogging. I’ve been candid about my struggles with anxiety and depression, both on my blog and on social media. I love inspiring others to make healthier lifestyle choices and believe that a healthy body leads to a healthy mind. I hope that you will see my positive attitude reflected in my campaign.
I have been an active member of the Libertarian Party of Michigan and ran for State Representative in the 70th district in 2010. I currently hold the position of Vice Chair of the Libertarian Party of West Michigan.
My desire to run for office stems from my passion to protect Michigan families from growing government control over parental rights. I support a parents’ rights to choose what’s best for their family including child rearing, education, and how their children are cared for. I am a former homeschool parent and I am committed to protecting homeschoolers’ rights in Michigan. My children have also attended private school and are now attending public school. I am currently the treasurer of West Godwin Elementary’s PTO where my son attends school.
As your representative, I want to make your life better — your economy better, your schools better, and your community better. I care about improving the lives of people here in Wyoming and Byron Township.
I’m down to earth and a straight-talker. We don’t need lip service and cliches about “smaller government” or “lower taxes.” I am the best choice for the 77th District. My values line up with this district. I care about Michigan’s businesses but I also care about issues that are important to families. It’s not good enough to say “we are going to balance the budget”. I want to make sure you keep as much of your tax dollars in your pocket as possible, while still looking out for Michigan families.
Please get to know me by following my website. Read what I have to say on the issues. I think you will see I am the best candidate for District 77.