Jim Ananich

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Jim Ananich
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Michigan State Senate, District 27
Incumbent
In office
May 14, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedMay 7, 2013
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Personal
Place of birthFlint, Michigan
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jim Ananich is a Democratic member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 27. He was first elected to the chamber in the May 7, 2013 special election.

Ananich served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2011 to 2013. He served four years on the Flint City Council, including one year as its president.

Biography

Ananich graduated from Michigan State University. His professional experience includes working as a teacher.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Ananich served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Health Policy

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Ananich served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Ananich served on the following committees:

Issues

Voting record details

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Jim Ananich is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Brendt Gerics is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2013

See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Ananich won election in a special election for Michigan State Senate District 27. The seat was vacant following John Gleason's (D) election as Genesee County Clerk on November 6, 2012. A special election to fill the vacancy took place on May 7. Ananich defeated Chris Del Morone, Ted Henry, Woodrow Stanley and Lawrence Woods in the Democratic primary on March 12 and defeated Robert Daunt (R) and Bobby Jones (G) in the general election, which took place on May 7.[2][3][4][5][6][7]

Michigan State Senate, District 27, Special Election, 2013
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ananich 75.3% 8,728
     Republican Robert Daunt 22.8% 2,640
     Green Bobby Jones 0.7% 80
     Libertarian Robert Nicholls (write-in) 1.2% 143
Total Votes 11,591

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ananich won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 49. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Robert Daunt (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[8]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ananich Incumbent 74.5% 28,275
     Republican Robert Daunt 25.5% 9,674
Total Votes 37,949

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ananich won election to the District 49 seat in 2010. He defeated Kyle Cawood, Larry Huchinson, Jr. and Jerry Runyon in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Allen Pool (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[9][10]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 49 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Ananich (D) 16,798
Allen Pool (R) 7,886

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Ananich is available dating back to 2004. Based on available campaign finance records, Ananich raised a total of $288,886 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[11]

Jim Ananich's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 49 Won $133,454
2010 Michigan State House, District 49 Won $94,828
2004 Michigan State House, District 49 Defeated $60,604
Grand Total Raised $288,886

2012

Ananich won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Ananich raised a total of $133,454.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Ananich's campaign in 2012
Ananich Future Fund$10,000
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$5,000
Michigan Auto Workers$5,000
DTE Energy$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$133,454
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Ananich won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Ananich raised a total of $94,828.

2004

Ananich lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Ananich raised a total of $60,604.

Scorecards

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.[12]

January 2011 - March 2012

Jim Ananich received a 10% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[12]

Personal

Ananich is married to his wife, Andrea.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Gleason (D)
Michigan State Senate District 27
May 2013 - present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Lee Gonzales (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 49
2011 – May 2013
Succeeded by
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