Andrew James Kandrevas
|Andrew James Kandrevas|
|Michigan House of Representatives District 13|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||University of Michigan, 1997|
|J.D.||Wayne State University Law School, 2001|
Rep. Kandrevas graduated from Southgate Aquinas High School in 1993 and went on to receive his bachelor's degree in political science from the University of Michigan in 1997. He earned a degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2001. In 2006, Kandrevas opened his own law office; his father is 28th District Court Judge James Kandrevas.
Previous offices held
He served as Council President for the City of Southgate in addition to running his own law office. He also served on Southgate’s Planning Commission prior to being elected to the City Council.
Political campaign history
During his legal career, Kandrevas has worked as a member of the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office; assistant city attorney and prosecutor for the City of Lincoln Park; and staff attorney to Detroit City Councilwoman Sheila Cockrel. In 2006, Kandrevas opened his own law office in the same Southgate building where his father, 28th District Court Judge James Kandrevas, had practiced law throughout Kandrevas' childhood.
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.
More voting record details
- List of all of Kandrevas’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Kandrevas’s 0 missed roll-call votes
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Kandrevas served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Kandrevas served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Government Operations|
|• Insurance, Vice-chair|
|• Tax Policy|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kandrevas served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Government Operations|
|• Insurance, Vice-chair|
|• Tax Policy|
Kandrevas won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 13. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Tony Amorose (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. 
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 13, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Douglas Geiss Incumbent||64.6%||25,496|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 13 General election (2010)|
|Andrew James Kandrevas (D)||14,338|
|Cynthia Kallgren (R)||12,130|
|Jesse Church (L)||755|
Andrew James Kandrevas raised $54,468 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 13|
|Andrew James Kandrevas (D)||28,041|
|Timothy Kachinski (R)||14,628|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Kandrevas received $56,351 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Andrew James Kandrevas's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$3,866|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$3,300|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$2,450|
|Michigan Education Association||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$56,351|
In 2008 Andrew James Kandrevas collected $54,468 in donations. 
His six largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$5,000|
|Michigan Chamber of Commerce||$2,500|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$2,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$1,000|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan||$1,000|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Andrew James Kandrevas
N0692 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
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
Andrew Kandrevas received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
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- Michigan Legislature - Representative Andrew James Kandrevas
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Michigan Votes - Andrew James Kandrevas
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Andrew Kandrevas on Facebook
- ↑ Michigan Department of State "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 4, 2012
- ↑ Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Kandrevas' 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Andrew James Kandrevas
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
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