Peter MacGregor

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Peter MacGregor
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Current candidacy
Running for Michigan State Senate, District 28
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Michigan House of Representatives, District 73
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University School of Business, 1988
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Peter MacGregor is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 73. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. MacGregor is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 28 of the Michigan State Senate.[1]

Biography

MacGregor graduated from the Michigan State University School of Business in 1988. His professional experience includes working as a small business owner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Peter MacGregor endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Deb Havens was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Peter MacGregor defeated Kevin Green in the Republican primary. Ted Gerrard is running as a U.S. Taxpayers Party candidate. Havens, MacGregor and Gerard face off in the general election.[3][4][5]

Michigan State Senate, District 28 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter MacGregor 67.8% 18,397
Kevin Green 32.2% 8,733
Total Votes 27,130

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

MacGregor won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 73. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Scott Schuiling (D), Ron Heeren (L) and Ted Gerrard (I) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 73, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter MacGregor Incumbent 63.5% 32,466
     Democratic Scott Schuiling 32.2% 16,489
     Libertarian Ron Heeren 3% 1,537
     Independent Ted Gerrard 1.3% 666
Total Votes 51,158

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

MacGregor won election to the District 73 seat in 2010. He defeated Bob Becker, Bruce Hawley, Jeanine Herlacher, Paul Hibbard, Steve Jazwiec, Tim Nelson, Tom Norton and Dennis Smith in the August 3 Republican primary. He faced Jerrod Roberts (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[7][8]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 73 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter MacGregor (R) 26,413
Jerrod Roberts (D) 9,168
Ron Heeren (L) 1,188

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for MacGregor is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, MacGregor raised a total of $142,356 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[9]

Peter MacGregor's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 73 Won $99,444
2010 Michigan State House, District 73 Won $42,912
Grand Total Raised $142,356

2012

MacGregor won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, MacGregor raised a total of $99,444.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Peter MacGregor's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$4,350
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$3,250
Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates$3,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$2,800
Healthcare Association Of Michigan$2,800
Total Raised in 2012$99,444
Source:Follow the Money

2010

MacGregor won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, MacGregor raised a total of $42,912.

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.[10]

January 2011 - March 2012

Peter MacGregor received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[10]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, MacGregor's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[11]

Personal

MacGregor and his wife, Christine, have three children.

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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Thomas Pearce (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 73
2011–present
Succeeded by
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