Sean McCann

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Sean McCann
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Current candidacy
Running for Michigan State Senate, District 20
General electionNovember 4, 2014
Current office
Michigan House of Representatives, District 60
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
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Kalamazoo City Commission
1999 - 2008
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Michigan University, 1993
Personal
Place of birthDetroit
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Sean McCann is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 60. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. McCann is a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 20 of the Michigan State Senate.[1]

McCann served on the Kalamazoo City Commission from 1999 to 2008.

Biography

McCann earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University in 1993.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

McCann's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Job creation & Michigan’s Economic Recovery

  • Excerpt: "Investing in education, ensuring that we have a skilled, dedicated work force motivating employers to seek out and retain Michigan workers for decades to come."

Education

  • Excerpt: "As a 23-year resident of Kalamazoo, I’ve seen the importance of good solid education and what impact programs like the Kalamazoo Promise can have on communities. In my time in Lansing, I have worked to expand the positive impact of education. The rest of Michigan must embrace educating our future generations with the same dedication as Kalamazoo."

Constituent Service

  • Excerpt: "The State Representative for the 60th District has maintained a local, nonpartisan District Service Office (DSO) in downtown Kalamazoo for many decades. I will strongly continue this practice as part of my commitment to the constituents of the 60th District."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Sean McCann was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Margaret O'Brien defeated Ron Zuiderveen in the Republican primary. Lorence Wenke is running as a Libertarian candidate.[3][4]

Michigan State Senate, District 20 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMargaret O'Brien 77.4% 11,342
Ron Zuiderveen 22.6% 3,308
Total Votes 14,650

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

McCann won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 60. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Mike Perrin (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSean McCann Incumbent 74.2% 27,378
     Republican Mike Perrin 25.8% 9,504
Total Votes 36,882

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

McCann won election to the District 60 seat in 2010. He defeated Dustin Harback and Chris Praedel in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Jeff Fernandez (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[6][7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 60 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sean McCann (D)' 13,841
Jeff Fernandez (R) 8,024

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for McCann is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, McCann raised a total of $130,254 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[8]

Sean McCann's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 60 Won $65,203
2010 Michigan State House, District 60 Won $65,051
Grand Total Raised $130,254

2012

McCann won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McCann raised a total of $65,203.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sean McCann's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
CMS Energy$2,100
Michigan Auto Workers$2,000
Sheet Metal Workers Local 7$2,000
Michigan Education Association$1,550
Total Raised in 2012$65,203
Source:Follow the Money

2010

McCann won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, McCann raised a total of $65,051.

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

Sean McCann received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[9]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Jones (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 60
2011–present
Succeeded by
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