George Darany

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George Darany
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 15
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Dearborn City Council
2007-2010
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
George Darany is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 15. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Darany served as a member of the Dearborn City Council from 2007 through 2010.

Biography

Darany earned his bachelor's degree in Economics from the University of Michigan-Dearborn. His professional experience includes working as the founder and owner of Classic Trolley Co.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

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

2011-2012

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011
Education
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Darany served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2009
Education
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs
Homeland Security

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Darany's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Education Budget Deadline to July 1

  • Excerpt: "Our schools must have the resources to educate our children and to keep enough teachers in the classroom in order to prepare our students for good-paying jobs in the 21st century economy."

Ending Taxpayer-Funded Lifetime Healthcare for (Future) State Lawmakers

  • Excerpt: "Our lawmakers must share in the sacrifice being asked of residents all across the state. As we work to reform our government, create jobs and get Michigan’s fiscal house back in order, it’s critical that our elected officials lead by example."

Effects of Revenue Sharing Cuts/ Public Safety

  • Excerpt: "Revenue sharing is vital to keeping Michigan’s families and neighborhoods safe. Unfortunately, all too often, revenue sharing is an easy target for cuts during tough budget times, and our residents and communities have paid the price."

Voting record details

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent George Darany is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Johnnie Salemassi is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Darany won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 15. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Priscilla Parness (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 15, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngGeorge Darany Incumbent 75% 26,465
     Republican Priscilla Parness 25% 8,804
Total Votes 35,269

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Darany won election to the District 15 seat in 2010. He defeated Stephen Dobkowski, Jr., Alex Shami and Linda Tafelski in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Suzanne Sareini (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 15 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Darany (D) 12,408
Suzanne Sareini (R) 10,221
Daryl Smith (U.S. Taxpayers of Michigan) 1,007

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Darany is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Darany raised a total of $164,791 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[6]

George Darany's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 15 Won $78,593
2010 Michigan State House, District 15 Won $86,198
Grand Total Raised $164,791

2012

Darany won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Darany raised a total of $78,593.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to George Darany's campaign in 2012
Operating Engineers Local 324$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$4,462
Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters$4,000
Henry Ford Community College Federation Of Teachers$3,900
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$3,650
Total Raised in 2012$78,593
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Darany won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Darany raised a total of $86,198.

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

George Darany received a 15% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gino Polidori (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 15
2011–present
Succeeded by
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