Morris Hood

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Morris Hood
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Michigan State Senate, District 3
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 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives
2002 – 2008
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Morris W. Hood III is a Democratic member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 3. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He currently serves as Minority Caucus Chair.

Hood served six years in the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 11.

Biography

Hood's professional experience includes working for the Dearborn Engine Plant on the assembly line.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes
Transportation, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate 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 Morris Hood is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Matthew Keller is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Hood won election to the 3rd District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Republican Doug Mitchell in the November 2 general election.[2]

Michigan State Senate, District 3 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Morris Hood (D) 43,849
Doug Mitchell (R) 11,994

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hood is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Hood raised a total of $156,168 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 28, 2013.[3]

Morris Hood's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 3 Not up for election $15,812
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 3 Won $77,446
2006 Michigan State House, District 11 Won $32,360
2004 Michigan State House, District 11 Won $23,705
2002 Michigan State House, District 11 Won $6,845
Grand Total Raised $156,168

2012

Hood was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Hood raised a total of $15,812.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Morris Hood's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,000
DTE Energy$900
Brooke Holdings & Jackson National Life Insurance$750
Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association$700
Ford Motor Co.$700
Total Raised in 2012$15,812
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hood won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Hood raised a total of $77,446.

2006

Hood won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Hood raised a total of $32,360.

2004

Hood won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Hood raised a total of $23,705.

2002

Hood won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Hood raised a total of $6,845.

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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Morris Hood received a 10% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

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