|Michigan House of Representatives, District 78|
|January 1, 2013 - present|
|December 31, 2016|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 4, 2014|
|First elected||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Berrien County Board of Commissioners|
|High school||Berrien Springs High School|
|Bachelor's||Michigan State University|
2015 legislative session
At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Pagel served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015|
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Pagel served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Local Government, Vice-chair|
|• Michigan Competitiveness|
Pagel's website highlighted the following campaign themes:
On why I am running for State Representative
- Excerpt: " I strongly believe in being grateful for life’s blessings and in giving back to society in whatever way a person can."
On our economy
- Excerpt: "Growlng our economy will be my number one priority in Lansing. As our economy strengthens, quality jobs become available to everyone who is willing to work hard. Whether you have an advanced degree or are skilled in a trade or are just willing to work your way up in a company, the key is having an opportunity to use your skills in a quality job."
- Excerpt: "I am a strong proponent of public education, and also understand the value of parochial schools and the choice to home school children."
- Excerpt: "Farmers face many risks and challenges, and need to be able to reduce some of those risks by having crop insurance affordably available."
On Southwest Michigan
- Excerpt: "I am so proud and blessed to have spent my life in this area, and will work hard in Lansing to see that the next generation can have opportunities to stay in southwest Michigan and have a great quality of life here."
Note: Pagel's campaign themes did not change from 2012.
Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Cartier Shields was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Dave Pagel defeated Jim Walker in the Republican primary. Pagel defeated Shields in the general election.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 General Election, 2014|
|Republican||Dave Pagel Incumbent||67.2%||15,360|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 Republican Primary, 2014|
|Dave Pagel Incumbent||75.6%||4,348|
Pagel won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 78. He defeated David H. Mann and Brian Savage in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Jack Arbanas (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 78, General Election, 2012|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 Republican Primary, 2012|
Comprehensive donor information for Pagel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Pagel raised a total of $17,005 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.
|Dave Pagel's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Michigan State House, District 78||$17,005|
|Grand Total Raised||$17,005|
2012Pagel won election to the Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 in 2012. During that election cycle, Pagel raised a total of $17,005.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Dave Pagel's campaign in 2012|
|Michigan Farm Bureau||$5,000|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$1,250|
|Common Sense Leadership Fund||$1,000|
|Michigan Health & Hospital Association||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2012||$17,005|
|Source:Follow the Money|
In 2014, Pagel's endorsements included the following:
- Right to Life of Michigan
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- Michigan State Legislature
- Michigan House of Representatives
- House Committees
- Michigan state legislative districts
- Office website
- Profile from Open States
- Profile from Vote-USA
- Follow the Money profile
- Project Vote Smart profile
- davepagel.org, "Issues," accessed July 31, 2014 (dead link)
- Michigan Secretary of State, "Representative in State Legislature," accessed August 6, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "Representative in State Legislature," accessed December 5, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed May 27, 2014
- Michigan Secretary of State, "2014 Official Michigan General Candidate Listing," accessed September 8, 2014
- Michigan Department of State, "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 6, 2012
- Associated Press, "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012
- Follow the Money, "Pagel, Dave," accessed June 12, 2013
- Right to Life of Michigan, "Elections," accessed June 18, 2014
Sharon Tyler (R)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 78
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