|Michigan House of Representatives District 28|
|2009 - 2013|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||University of Michigan-Dearborn, 2007|
|Associate's||Henry Ford Community College|
|Birthday||August 11, 1966|
Rep. Lesiao attended Henry Ford Community College, where she acquired her Associate’s Degree in Science-Nursing. She then attended the University of Michigan - Dearborn, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies. She is fluent in Spanish and Ukrainian. She is married to Mark.
Key votes of 2009-2010
- Click below to see how this representative voted.
- Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
- Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
- Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
- Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
- Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
- Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
- Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
- Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
- Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
- Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
- A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
- It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
- Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
- First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
- Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
- Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
- Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
- Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
- Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
- Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
- Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
- Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
- Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.
More voting record details
- List of all of Lesia Liss’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Lesia Liss’s 0 missed roll-call votes
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Liss served on these committees:
- Health Policy, Vice Chair
- Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
- Transportation Member
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Liss served on these committees:
- Health Policy
- Government Operations (Majority Vice-chair)
- Families and Children's Services
- Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 28 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|Jon Switalski Incumbent||65.4%||4,282|
|Lesia Liss Incumbent||34.6%||2,266|
Liss won re-election to the District 28 Seat in 2010. She defeated Syed Rob and [[Gloria Sankuer] in the August 3 Democratic primary. She defeated Marc Goodson (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 28 General election (2010)|
|Lesia Liss (D)||12,389|
|Marc Goodson (R)||7,281|
|Gloria Sankuer (I)||1,762|
Lesia Liss raised $37,363 for her campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 28|
|Lesia Liss (D)||24,659|
|Jason Balaska (R)||10,342|
In 2010, Liss received $54,920 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Lesia Liss's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Education Association||$4,950|
|United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers Of America||$4,500|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$2,500|
|Michigan Association Of Health Plans||$2,100|
|Retired Detroit Police & Firefighters Association||$2,000|
|Total Raised in 2010||$54,920|
In 2008 Lesia Liss collected $37,363 in donations. 
Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:
|United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$4,975|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan||$1,500|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Lesia Liss
N0792 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Lesia + Liss + Michigan + Legislature
- All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.
<ref> tags exist, but no
<references/> tag was found
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
Lesia Liss received a 15% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
- Lesia Liss' personal website
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Lesia Liss
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - Lesia Liss
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- ↑ Michigan Department of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- ↑ Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Liss' 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Lesia Liss
- ↑ 6.0 6.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
|Michigan House of Representatives District 28
| Succeeded by|
Jonathan Switalski (D)
State of Michigan
|State executive officers||
Governor | Lieutenant Governor | Attorney General | Secretary of State | Treasurer | Auditor General | Superintendent of Public Instruction | Commissioner of Insurance | Director of Agriculture and Rural Development | Director of Natural Resources | Director of Labor and Economic Growth | Chairman of Public Service Commission |
Michigan Supreme Court | Supreme Court Elections | Court of Appeals | First Circuit Court of Appeals | Second Circuit Court of Appeals | Third Circuit Court of Appeals | Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals | List of Michigan Circuit Courts | Judicial Nominating Commission | Judicial news | Judicial activist organizations |
Freedom of Information Act | Transparency Checklist | Government corruption reports | Transparency Legislation | Open Records procedures | Transparency Advocates | Transparency blogs | State budget | Taxpayer-funded lobbying associations |