|Michigan House of Representatives District 105|
|January 1, 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||2|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Associate's||Community Colleges of the Air Force|
MacMaster is a broadcast Meteorologist for Northern Michigan radio and TV stations and a licensed pilot.
MacMaster received his meteorological technical degree in Atmospheric Science from the Community Colleges of the Air Force.
MacMaster's website highlights the following campaign themes:
- Excerpt:"Because of the economic downturn, our governmentneeds to cut wherever it can to minimize the need to increase taxes. If the private sector has to make these hard decisions to survive, so does our government."
Creating and Keeping Jobs
- Excerpt:"Find a way to keep businesses in Michigan by providing financial incentives to those who are considering moving to Michigan to conduct business. Businesses looking at Michigan as a location have far too many regulatory hoops to jump through. We cannot forget the small guy."
Clean Air Energy
- Excerpt:"Michigan has vacant factories that could be retooled in which turbines could be fabricated, and could even become a leader in turbine manufacturing."
- Excerpt:"I am in favor of responsible increased drilling (short-term) to take advantage of the vast reserves of oil that are available in our country."
- Excerpt:"We need:Insurance reform, Lobbyist reform, Tort reform, Medicaid reform, and market pharmaceutical drugs as generic to promote competition and drive the price down. We’ll need to consider privatizing medicine for it to worktoo."
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, MacMaster served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, MacMaster served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
MacMaster won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 105. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated William Wieske (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 105, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Greg MacMaster Incumbent||66.7%||30,725|
MacMaster won election to the District 105 Seat in 2010. He defeated Barry Anderson, Tim Boyko, Triston Cole, Kenneth Glasser and Dennis Lennox in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Greg Dean (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 105 General election (2010)|
|Greg MacMaster (R)||25,907|
|Greg Dean (D)||10,702|
Comprehensive donor information for MacMaster is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, MacMaster raised a total of $71,387 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.
|Greg MacMaster's Campaign Contribution History|
|2012||Michigan State House, District 105||$37,822|
|2010||Michigan State House, District 105||$33,565|
|Grand Total Raised||$71,387|
MacMaster won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, MacMaster raised a total of $37,822.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Greg MacMaster's campaign in 2012|
|Northern Michigan Jobs Fund||$2,500|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$2,500|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$1,900|
|Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates||$1,350|
|Total Raised in 2012||$37,822|
|Source:Follow the Money|
MacMaster won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, MacMaster raised a total of $33,565.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Greg MacMaster's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesaler Association||$2,159|
|Michigan Chamber of Commerce||$1,300|
|Telecommunications Association of Michigan||$1,100|
|1st Congressional District Republican Committee||$1,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$33,565|
|Source:Follow the Money|
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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
Greg MacMaster received an 80% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- ↑ "gregmacmaster," Official Campaign Website
- ↑ 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
- ↑ Associated Press "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012
- ↑ Follow the Money, "MacMaster, Greg." Retrieved June 13, 2013.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012
Kevin Elsenheimer (R)
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