Dale Zorn

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Dale Zorn
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Current candidacy
Running for Michigan State Senate, District 17
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Michigan House of Representatives, District 56
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
Term limits3 terms
Personal
ProfessionAutomotive Business
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dale Zorn is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 56. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. Zorn is a 2014 Republican candidate for District 17 of the Michigan State Senate.[1]

Zorn served on the Monroe County Commission.

Biography

Zorn's professional experience includes working for his family's business, Zorn's Service, Inc.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce, Vice-chair
Energy and Technology
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

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. Doug Spade was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Dale Zorn was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jeff Andring is running as a U.S. Taxpayers Party candidate. Spade, Zorn and Andring face off in the general election.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zorn won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 56. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Larry Crider (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDale Zorn Incumbent 57.6% 23,592
     Democratic Larry Crider 42.4% 17,338
Total Votes 40,930

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Zorn won election to the District 56 seat in 2010. He defeated Bob Wentz in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Kate Ebli (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6][7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 56 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Zorn (R) 15,582
Kate Ebli (D) 13,945

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Zorn is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Zorn raised a total of $161,765 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[8]

Dale Zorn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 56 Won $121,435
2010 Michigan State House, District 56 Won $40,330
Grand Total Raised $161,765

2012

Zorn won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Zorn raised a total of $121,435.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Zorn's campaign in 2012
15th Congressional District Republican Committee Of Michigan$5,000
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund$5,000
Michigan Association Of Realtors$5,000
DTE Energy$5,000
Business Leaders For Michigan$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$121,435
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Zorn won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Zorn raised a total of $40,330.

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.[9]

January 2011 - March 2012

Dale Zorn received a 68% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[9]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Zorn's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[10]

Presidential preference

2012

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

Dale Zorn endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [11]

Personal

Zorn and his wife, Cindy, have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kate Ebli (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 56
2011–present
Succeeded by
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