Michelle McManus

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Michelle McManus
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Michigan State Senate District 35
Former member
In office
2003-January 1, 2011
PartyRepublican
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Michelle A. McManus (b. October 5, 1966) was a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 35 from 2003 to January 1, 2011, serving as Assistant Majority Leader. Due to Michigan term limits, Senator McManus did not run for re-election in the Michigan State Senate elections of 2010. [1]

On January 16, 2009, she announced her candidacy for the statewide office of secretary of state, the seat vacated by Terri Lynn Land, who was barred by state term limit laws from running for a third consecutive term in office.[2]

Education

  • Bachelor's degree, Central Michigan University (1989) in political science

Committee assignments

Senator McManus served on the following legislative committees:

She also worked with the following legislative subcommittees:

  • Capital Outlay (Chair)
  • General Government (Member)
  • Natural Resources (Chair)

Other roles

  • Board Member, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Michigan
  • Board Member, Habitat for Humanity
  • Editorial Board Member, Stateline Midwest
  • Life Member, National Rifle Association
  • Member, Ladies Auxiliary Veterans of Foreign Wars 2780
  • Member, Northwestern Michigan Farm Bureau
  • Member, Suttons Bay Rotary
  • Member, Zonta Club

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan Secretary of State election, 2010

McManus failed to secure her party's nomination at the Republican caucus. Ruth Johnson won the nomination, instead.[4]

2006

2006 Race for State Senate, District 35 - General Election[6]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Michelle McManus (R) 59.1%
Antoinette Schippers (D) 38.8%
Thomas Hren (Libertarian) 2.1%
Total votes 105,181

2002

2002 Race for State Senate, District 35 - Republican Primary[7]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Michelle McManus (R) 49.5%
David Mead (R) 35.1%
Morris Langworthy, Jr. (R) 15.4%
Total votes 25,276
2002 Race for State Senate, District 35 - General Election[8]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Michelle McManus (R) 60.9%
Carl Dahlberg (D) 36.7%
Donald Atkinson (Libertarian) 2.4%
Total votes 84,423


1998

1998 Race for United States House of Representatives, District 1 - Republican Primary[9]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Michelle McManus (R) 63.8%
Bob Carr (R) 29.2%
Tom Schoech (R) 7.0%
Total votes 44,534
1998 Race for United States House of Representatives, District 1 - General Election[10]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Bart Stupak (D) 58.7%
Michelle McManus (R) 39.5%
John Loosemore (Libertarian) 1.0%
Wendy Conway (NLP) 0.8%
Total votes 221,796

1996

1996 Race for State House, District 104 - General Election[12]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Michelle McManus (R) 62.3%
John Toth (D) 37.7%
Total votes 42,419

Campaign contributions

2006

According to Follow the Money, McManus raised $134,082 in 2006 for her state senatorial campaign.[13]

Listed below are the top four contributors:

Donor Amount
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $4,500
Michigan Rural Electric Cooperatives $3,560
Michigan Association of Realtors $3,100
Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates $3,001

Personal

Michelle is married to Keith Nlson. They have two children and reside in Lake Leelanau, Michigan.

Contact information

Michigan

Capitol Address:
S-2 Capitol Building
Post Office Box 30036
Lansing, MI 48909-7536

Phone: (517) 373-1725
Fax: (517) 373-0741
E-mail: SenMMcManus@senate.michigan.gov

Campaign Address:
Michelle A. McManus for Secretary of State
P.O. Box 15272
Lansing, MI 48901

See also

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References


Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan Senate - District 35
2003–January 1, 2011
Succeeded by
Darwin Booher