|Michigan House of Representatives District 34|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Next election||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Mayor, City of Flint|
|Bachelor's||University of Michigan-Flint, 1973|
|Associate's||Mott Community College, 1971|
|Birthday||June 12, 1950|
|Place of birth||Schlater, MS|
In 1983, Stanley was appointed to the Flint City Council representing the 2nd ward being re-elected until his election to the office of Mayor of the City of Flint defeating the incubment Matthew S. Collier. Stanley was elected to three terms as Mayor defeating (in order) future mayor Don Williamson (1995) and City Councilor Scott Kincaid (1999). He was recalled in 2002 due to the city's shaky financial condition and a state appointed Financial Manager was appointed after he left office. In 2004, Stanley was elected to the Genesee County Board of Commissioners.  In his second term as Commissioner, Stanley was selected to be chairman of the Board of Commissioners.  In November 2008, Stanley was elected to the Michigan House of Representatives from the 34th District.
Rep. Stanley attended and graduated from Mott Community College. He then attended University of Michigan-Flint earning Bachelor's degree in political science. At University of Michigan-Flint, he has done additional course work towards a Masters of Public Administration.
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 Woodrow Stanley’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 Woodrow Stanley’s 0 missed roll-call votes
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Stanley served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Financial Services|
|• Local Government|
|• Regulatory Reform|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stanley served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Banking and Financial Services|
|• Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs, Vice-chair|
|• Redistricting and Elections|
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stanley served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2009|
|• Regulatory Reform|
|• New Economy and Quality of Life|
|• Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources|
|• Urban Policy|
|• Public Employee Health Care Reform|
Stanley ran in a special election for Michigan State Senate District 27. The seat was vacant following John Gleason's (D) election as Genesee County Clerk on November 6, 2012. Stanley lost against Jim Ananich in the Democratic primary on March 12. A special election to fill the vacancy will take place on May 7.
Stanley won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 34. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Bruce Rogers (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 34, General Election, 2012|
|Democratic||Woodrow Stanley Incumbent||86.9%||28,816|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 34 General election (2010)|
|Woodrow Stanley (D)||13,416|
|Bruce Rogers (R)||2,719|
Woodrow Stanley raised $43,810 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 34|
|Woodrow Stanley (D)||26,867|
|Adam Ford (R)||4,973|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Stanley received $55,761 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Woodrow Stanley's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$4,922|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$2,150|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$1,600|
|Total Raised in 2010||$55,761|
In 2008 Woodrow Stanley collected $43,810 in donations. 
His six largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$5,000|
|United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America||$4,500|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan||$1,500|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$1,500|
|Operation Engineers Local 324||$1,000|
|Michigan Association of Realtors||$1,000|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Woodrow Stanley
N0798 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
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
Woodrow Stanley received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
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- State Rep. Woodrow Stanley: Flint mayor and council need to be on board for ... - The Flint Journal - MLive.com
- Michigan House: Jase Bolger, Tim Greimel say they are putting committee ... - MLive.com
- Local legislators hold town hall meeting in Flint to discuss the health of the ... - The Flint Journal - MLive.com
- Gay marriage will come to Michigan some day, says Rep. Pam Faris, D-Clio - Mlive- flint
- Legislative town hall meeting set for May 13 - East Village Magazine
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- Michigan Legislature - Representative Woodrow Stanley
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
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- Michigan Votes - Woodrow Stanley
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
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- ↑ Raymer, Marjory (2007-08-09). “Two white candidates make history”, Flint Journal (Flint, Michigan), Booth Newspapers. Retrieved on 2009-01-06.
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 Fonger, Ron (2008-12-16). “Woodrow Stanley, headed for state House, thanks county commission for giving his political career new life” (in 2009-01-05), Flint Journal (Flint, Michigan), Booth Newspapers.
- ↑ Fonger, Ron (2008-01-03). “Woodrow Stanley heads county board”, Flint Journal (Flint, Michigan), Booth Newspapers. Retrieved on 2009-01-05.
- ↑ Genesee County Election Commission (2008-11-17). "SUMMARY REPORT GENERAL ELECTION OFFICIAL RESULTS" (PDF). Genesee County. 2. http://www.co.genesee.mi.us/clerk/images/Election%20results/200811/08NOVGEN.SUMMARY.pdf. Retrieved on 2009-01-05.
- ↑ "DISTRICT 2". written at Flint, Michigan. Genesee County Website. Genesee County. http://www.co.genesee.mi.us/boardofcom/districts/district2.htm. Retrieved on 2009-01-05.
- ↑ San Francisco Chronicle, "Special election needed to fill state senate seat," November 9, 2012
- ↑ WKZO, "Special Michigan Senate election scheduled," January 10, 2013
- ↑ MLive, "Seven candidates run for Flint-area state Senate seat vacated by John Gleason," January 18, 2013
- ↑ MINBCnews.com, "Rep. Jim Ananich moves forward to special election for state senate," March 12, 2013
- ↑ Michigan Department of State "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012
- ↑ Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- ↑ Follow the Money's report on Stanley's 2008 campaign contributions
- ↑ Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- ↑ 2008 contributors to Woodrow Stanley
- ↑ 15.0 15.1 Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
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