|Michigan House of Representatives District 40|
|2007 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Oakland County Board of Commissioners|
|Mayor, City of Birmingham|
|Commissioner, City of Birmingham|
|Bachelor's||Michigan State University|
|J.D.||University of Detroit School of Law, 1979|
Rep. Moss received a B.A. from Michigan State University's James Madison College. He obtained a J.D. from the University of Detroit law school.
Moss is a practicing attorney, and also has an active involvement with Detroit local media. He has hosted a number of shows on WXST, WJIM and was the co-host of "Back to Back" on WTVS. He has also been a freelance writer for the Oakland Press and the Detroit News. Moss served on the Birmingham Traffic and Safety Board from 1993-1997 before being elected to the City Commission. In 2000 he was elected mayor. Later in 2000, Moss was elected to the Oakland County Commission. He served as the chair of the Finance Committee. He served on the Commission until 2006.
He resides in Birmngham with Alice Moss and his two daughters.
In November 2006, Moss was elected to the State House, defeating Democrat Syed Jafry with 65% of the vote.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Moss served on these committees:
- Appropriations, Chair
- Statutory Committee on Legislative Council
- Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight, Audit, and Litigation, Chair
- Subcommittee on Supplementals, Chair
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Moss served on these committees:
- Appropriations (Minority Vice Chair)
Key votes of 2009-2010
- Click below to see how this representative voted.
- 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 Chuck Moss’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 Chuck Moss’s 21 missed roll-call votes
Moss is not running for re-election to the House in 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 40 General election (2010)|
|Chuck Moss (R)||27,622|
|Julie Candler (D)||13,346|
Chuck Moss raised $16,809 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 40|
|Chuck Moss (R)||31,312|
|Julie Candler (D)||19,751|
|Larry Ross (L)||1,278|
In 2010, Moss received $36,678 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Chuck Moss's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$2,553|
|Michigan Association Of Realtors||$800|
|Auto Dealers PAC||$600|
|Michigan Association Of Health Plans||$550|
|Total Raised in 2010||$36,678|
In 2008 Chuck Moss collected $16,809 in donations. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$4,550|
|Friends of Chuck Moss||$2,599|
|Gaffney Leadership Fund, Ed||$2,000|
|Michigan Auto Dealers Association||$1,300|
|Michigan Association of CPAs||$1,150|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Chuck Moss
S-889 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
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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
Chuck Moss received a 77% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
- Chuck Moss' personal website
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Chuck Moss
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - Chuck Moss
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- ↑ Mitt Romney Campaign Website "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Michigan Speaker of The House Jase Bolger and Additional Members of The Michigan Legislature," September 19, 2011
- ↑ Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Moss' 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Chuck Moss
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
|Michigan House of Representatives District 40
2007 – 2013
| Succeeded by|
Michael D. McCready (R)
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