Jon Bumstead

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Jon Bumstead
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 100
Incumbent
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 4, 2014
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits3 terms
Education
High schoolNewaygo High School, 1976
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jon Bumstead is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 100. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Bumstead was a member of the Building Trades program in the Vocational Education program at Career Tech Educational Center in Fremont, Michigan. His professional experience includes working as the owner of Bumstead Construction.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Jon Bumstead endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

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. Mark Balcom defeated Bill Valko in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Jon Bumstead was unopposed in the Republican primary. Bumstead faces Balcom in the general election.[2][3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 100 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Bumstead Incumbent 63.5% 16,226
     Democratic Mark Balcom 36.5% 9,330
Total Votes 25,556
Michigan House of Representatives, District 100 Democratic Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMark Balcom 61.3% 1,439
Bill Valko 38.7% 909
Total Votes 2,348

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Bumstead won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 100. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Ida DeHaas (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 100, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJon Bumstead Incumbent 62.2% 22,752
     Democratic Ida DeHaas 37.8% 13,800
Total Votes 36,552
Michigan House of Representatives, District 100 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJon Bumstead Incumbent 58.3% 6,705
Stewart Sanders 41.7% 4,792
Total Votes 11,497

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Bumstead won election to the District 100 seat in 2010. He defeated Jane Drake, Marc Libants and Scott Tillman in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Bill Richards (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6][7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 100 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jon Bumstead (R) 17,174
Bill Richards (D) 8,704
Nathaniel Hren (L) 725

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Bumstead is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Bumstead raised a total of $116,291 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[8]

Jon Bumstead's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 100 Won $56,455
2010 Michigan State House, District 100 Won $59,836
Grand Total Raised $116,291

2012

Bumstead won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Bumstead raised a total of $59,836.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jon Bumstead's campaign in 2012
Bumstead, Jon$28,600
Michigan Farm Bureau$2,150
Michigan Chamber Of Commerce$1,000
Michigan Electric Cooperative Association$900
Michigan McDonald's Operators Association$500
Total Raised in 2012$59,836
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Bumstead won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Bumstead raised a total of $59,836.

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

Jon Bumstead received a 79% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[9]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Bumstead's endorsements included:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[10]

Personal

Bumstead and his wife, Eb, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Goeff Hansen (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 100
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
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