Michael Kane

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Michael Kane
Michael Kane.jpg
Massachusetts House of Representatives Fifth Hampden
Former Member
In office
2001 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
Term limitsN/A
Education
Bachelor'sAmerican International College
Master'sAmerican International College
Websites
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Michael Kane is a former Democratic member of the Massachusetts House of Representatives, representing the Fifth Hampden District from 2001 to 2013.

Kane represented Ward 5 on the Holyoke City Council from 1996-2000.

He is a member of the Holyoke Boys and Girls Club, Holyoke Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), and the Saint Patrick Parade Committee.[1]

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kane was defeated by Aaron Vega in the Democratic primary on September 6.[2]

Massachusetts House of Representatives, Fifth Hampden District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAaron Vega 66.1% 1,947
Michael Kane Incumbent 33.9% 999
Total Votes 2,946

2010

See also: Massachusetts House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kane ran for re-election to the Fifth Hampden seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the September 14 primary. He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3]

Massachusetts House of Representatives General Election, Fifth Hampden District (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Kane (D) 8,074

2008

On November 4, 2008, Kane won re-election for the Massachusetts House of Representatives election for the Fifth Hampden district.[4] In this election he raised $57,423-; of that total $54,722- (95.3%) was from in state contributions and $2,700- (4.7%) was from out of state contributions.[5]

Massachusetts House of Representatives - Fifth Hampden district
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Michael Kane (D) 12,110
All Others 58
Blanks 3,355

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Kane received $57,411 in campaign donations. The largest donors are listed below.[6]

Massachusetts House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Michael Kane's campaign in 2010
Nisource Inc$1,000
Kane, Michael F$1,000
Massachusetts Association Of Realtors$600
Griffin, Robert$500
Mccarthy, John F$500
Total Raised in 2010 $57,411

2008

Kane raised $57,423 in the 2008 election cycle.

His major contributors are listed below.[7]

Donor Amount
Boston Police Patrolmens Association $1,000
Nisource $750
Massachusetts Association of Realtors $700
Sheet Metal Workers Local 17 $700
Hank J. Porten $625

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Massachusetts House of Representatives Hampden 5
2001–2013
Succeeded by
Aaron Vega (D)