|2011 - 2013|
|Nov. 1, 2013|
|Predecessor||Robert J. Kleine|
|Elections and appointments|
|Appointed by||Gov. Rick Snyder|
|Michigan House of Representatives|
|Bachelor's||University of Notre Dame|
|J.D.||University of Notre Dame|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Political Career
- 3 Appointments/Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Recent news
- 6 Personal
- 7 See also
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Dillon previously served as a member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 16th District from 2005 to January 1, 2011.
Dillon worked in the private sector with Wynnchurch Capital, GE Capital and WR Grace. He also practiced law for 7 years, prior to his entrance into public service. Dillon worked in Washington, D.C., for U.S. Senator Bill Bradley of New Jersey as an administrative assistant. There was an attempt to recall Andy Dillon in 2008. The recall failed at the ballot.
- Bachelor's degree, University of Norte Dame
- Juris doctorate degree, University of Notre Dame
Michigan Treasurer (2011 - 2013)
Dillon served as Michigan Treasurer from his appointment in 2011 until his resignation in October 2013. During his term in office, Dillon worked to promote legislation that would ensure municipalities and schools have the tools to provide the services that citizens require. He worked to develop the Municipal Services Authority to act as a mechanism for local entities to share best-practices.
Michigan State Representative (1994 - 2010)
Dillon was first elected to the State House in 2004 in a special election to fill a vacancy. He was easily re-elected in 2006, and his Democratic colleagues chose him to be the 70th Speaker of the House in their first year in the majority since the 1990s. He survived a recall election and was re-elected in 2008.
Voting record details
Key votes of 2009-2010
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- Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
- Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
- Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
- Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
- Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
- Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
- Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
- Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
- Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
- Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
- A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
- It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
- Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
- First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
- Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
- Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
- Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
- Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
- Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
- Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
- Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
- Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
- Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.
- List of all of Andy Dillon’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Andy Dillon’s 300 missed roll-call votes
Committee assignments, 2009-2010
|2010 Race for Governor - Democrat Primary|
|Virg Bernero (D)||58.5%|
|Andy Dillon (D)||41.5%|
Andy Dillon raised $433,206 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 17|
|Andy Dillon (D)||27,864|
|Sandra Eggers (R)||14,311|
Comprehensive donor information for Dillon is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Dillon raised a total of $2,576,420 during that time period. This information was last updated on July 12, 2013.
Ballotpedia collects information on campaign donors for each year in which a candidate or incumbent is running for election. The following table offers a breakdown of Andy Dillon's donors each year. Click [show] for more information.
|Andy Dillon's Campaign Contributions|
Michigan House of Representatives
Michigan House of Representatives
Michigan House of Representatives
|Total Raised by General Election Opponents||$12,027||$0||$95,123|
|Top 5 contributors||Michigan Democratic Party||$83,139||Michigan Bankers Association||$4,965||Andy Dillon||$24,645|
|Michigan Association of Realtors||$30,000||Michigan Cable Telecommunications Association||$4,500||United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America||$5,000|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$15,500||CMS Energy||$4,300||American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees||$5,000|
|Michigan Health & Hospital Association||$11,000||DTE Energy||$3,150||Michigan Trial Lawyers Association|
and Michigan Education Association
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association|
and Granhold Leadership Fund
|$10,000 each||AT&T||$3,075||Electrical Workers Registrars Local 58|
and Granholm Leadership Fund
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Dillon and his ex-wife, Carol, are the parents of four children, Matt, Jack, Austin and Teagan.
- Michigan Treasurer
- Governor of Michigan
- Michigan gubernatorial election, 2010
- Rick Snyder
- Andy Dillon recall (2008)
- Michigan Treasury - Treasurer Andy Dillon
- Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Michigan Votes - Andy Dillon
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006, 2004
- Andy Dillon on Facebook
- Andy Dillon on Twitter
- Andydillion.com 2010 Campaign website
The Internet Archive's Wayback Machine was used to recall this version of the website from May 25, 2010.
- Michigan Live, "Michigan Treasurer Andy Dillon resigns, citing messy divorce and media scrutiny," October 10, 2013
- Detroit News Lansing Bureau, "Kevin Clinton becomes Michigan's state treasurer," October 15, 2013
- Michigan Treasurer's Official Website Andy Dillon's Biography, accessed October 17, 2012
- Mlive.com 2 face charges related to Andy Dillon recall attempt, December 23, 2009
- MIRS Biographical Profiles Andy Dillon, accessed October 17, 2012
- Mlive.com State Treasurer Andy Dillon: Grand Rapids will feed the 'McDonald's' of Michigan municipalities, July 24, 2012
- Democractic Legislative Campaign Committee Leadership Profiles Meet the Leaders: Speaker Andy Dillon, Michigan, accessed October 17, 2012 (dead link)
- Michigan Department of State, "Unofficial Primary 2010 Election Results,Governor," accessed August 4, 2010
- Michigan Secretary of State, "Election Results - General Election - November 04, 2008," accessed May 30, 2014
- Follow the Money's report on Dillon's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "Career fundraising for Andy Dillon," accessed July 12, 2013
- Follow the Money.org, "Home," accessed February 17, 2015
Robert J. Kleine
|Michigan State Treasurer
2011 - 2013
| Succeeded by|
|Michigan House of Representatives District 17
2005 - 2011
| Succeeded by|