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Tim Moore, Former Michigan Representative

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Tim Moore
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Michigan House of Representatives District 97
Former member
Term in office began
2004
Term in office ended
August 2010
Political party Republican
Profession Co-Owner, Farwell Napa Auto Parts, School Principal

Republican Tim Moore of Farwell was state representative for Michigan's 97th District. Moore resigned from office on August 6, 2010 to become the Farwell Elementary school principal. Moore was conflicted about remaining in office until December, but found that Michigan's constitution prohibits holding public offices simultaneously.[1]

Moore, born April 26, 1967, attended middle school and high school in Grayling, where he also helped at his father's auto parts store. Following high school, he earned a business administration degree from Ferris State University in 1989. He married Andrea in 1999. They have three boys, T.J., Brennan and Nikolas. The family attends St. Cecilia Catholic Church in Clare.

Previous offices held

None

Voting record

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.


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Elections

2008

On November 4, 2008, Tim Moore ran for District 97 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Kathy Wilton.[2]

Tim Moore raised $92,436 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 97
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Moore (R) 25,996
Kathy Wilton (D) 16,877

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Tim Moore collected $92,436 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan House Republican Campaign Committee $10,000
Principled Leadership Fund $5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,953
Michigan Credit Union League $3,000

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

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Michigan House of Representatives District 97
2004–August 2010
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