|Michigan House of Representatives District 29|
|January 1, 2013|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Oakland County Board of Commissioners|
|Place of birth||Pontiac, MI|
Melton served on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners from 1999 until he was elected State Representative in 2006. He graduated from Oakland Christian High School and then attended and graduated from Oakland University. Melton is married to Patty Melton; they live with two beagles named Senator and Governor.
Key votes of 2009-2010
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- 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 Tim Melton’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 Tim Melton’s 36 missed roll-call votes
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Melton served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Melton served on these committees:
- Education (Chair)
- Energy and Technology
- Regulatory Reform
- Tax Policy
- Public Employee Health Care Reform (Majority Vice Chair)
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 29 General election (2010)|
|Tim Melton (D)||14,217|
|Bret Allen (R)||3,943|
Tim Melton raised $108,955 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 29|
|Tim Melton (D)||25,700|
|Scott Sampeer (R)||5,074|
In 2010, Melton received $41,171 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Tim Melton's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$5,000|
|Michigan Association Of Realtors||$3,730|
|Total Raised in 2010||$41,171|
In 2008 Tim Melton collected $108,955 in donations. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Credit Union League||$5,000|
|Michigan Auto Workers||$5,000|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$5,000|
|Michigan Association of School Administrators||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$4,975|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Tim Melton
N0793 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
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- Tim Melton's personal website
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Tim Melton
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - Tim Melton
- Campaign Contributions: 2008, 2006
- Tim Melton on Facebook
- Tim Melton on LinkedIn
- ↑ Mlive, "Auburn Hills state Rep. Tim Melton will resign to take job with national education group," August 30, 2011
- ↑ Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Melton's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Tim Melton
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