|Michigan House of Representatives, District 96|
|January 1, 2011- present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||3|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Commissioner, Bay City|
|Bachelor's||Central Michigan University, 1977|
|Associate's||Delta College, 1975|
|Master's||Central Michigan University, 1985|
|Religion||High school teacher (retired)|
Brunner earned his associate's degree in Business Administration from Delta College, and a bachelor's degree in Business/Marketing Education and master's degrees in Business Education and Secondary School Administration from Central Michigan University. Now retired, his professional experience includes working as a high school teacher.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Brunner served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Agriculture, Vice-chair|
|• Energy and Technology|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Brunner served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Energy and Technology|
Brunner won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 96. He was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Chad Dewey (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 96, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Charles Brunner Incumbent||69.5%||28,263|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 96 General election (2010)|
|Charles Brunner (D)||17,064|
|Dennis Poirier, Sr. (R)||15,684|
Comprehensive donor information for Brunner is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Brunner raised a total of $178,390 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.
|Charles Brunner's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Michigan State House, District 96||$80,197|
|2010||Michigan State House, District 96||$98,193|
|Grand Total Raised||$178,390|
2012Brunner won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Brunner raised a total of $80,197.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Brunner's campaign in 2012|
|Operating Engineers Local 324||$5,000|
|Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters||$5,000|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$3,300|
|Total Raised in 2012||$80,197|
|Source:Follow the Money|
2010Brunner won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Brunner raised a total of $98,193.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Charles Brunner's campaign in 2010|
|Brunner, Charles M.||$21,600|
|Michigan Auto Workers||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$5,000|
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|Hammel Leadership Fund||$5,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$98,193|
|Source:Follow the Money|
Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
Charles Brunner received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Brunner is married to his wife, Judy. He has been a member of the Bay County Historical Society, board member of Friends of Bay City State Park and a founding member of Bay Future.
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