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|Name = Adam Zemke
 
|Name = Adam Zemke
 
|Profile picture = Adam Zemke.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Adam Zemke.jpg
|Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 55
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 55
|Status = Representative
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|Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - Present
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|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - present
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 4, 2014|December 31, 2016]]
 
|Assumed office = 2013
 
|Assumed office = 2013
 
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|Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
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|First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
|Term limits = 3 terms
 
|Term limits = 3 terms
|Next election = November 4, 2014
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|Campaign website = http://www.adamzemke.com
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Adam Zemke''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 55 since January 1, 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Adam Zemke''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 55.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
Zemke is an automotive engineer with bachelor's and master's degrees from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University; he is a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers, seeking to promote STEM education.<ref name="about">[http://www.adamzemke.com/?page_id=906 ''Adam Zemke for State Representative'', "About Adam", retrieved August 7, 2012.]</ref>
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==Biography==
 
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Zemke earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University.  His professional experience includes working as an automotive engineer.<ref name="about">[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://www.adamzemke.com/?page_id=906 ''Adam Zemke for State Representative'', "About Adam," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Zemke supports increased investment in transportation, Medicare, autism and mental health treatment, green industry, urban revitalization, and education.  Socially, he is pro-choice, supports gay marriage, and opposes banning benefits for same-sex partners.<ref>[http://www.adamzemke.com/?page_id=1507 ''Adam Zemke for State Representative,'' "Issues," retrieved August 7, 2012.]</ref>
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2015 legislative session===
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At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Zemke served on the following committees:
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Chair2 = Minority Vice Chair
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==Issues==
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====2012====
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On his website, Zemke voiced support for increased investment in transportation, Medicare, autism and mental health treatment, green industry, urban revitalization, and education.  He expressed himself as being pro-choice, in support of same-sex marriage, and in opposition of denying benefits to same-sex partners.<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/2/http://www.adamzemke.com/?page_id=1507 ''Adam Zemke for State Representative,'' "Issues," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Zemke won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 55. He defeated [[Andrea Brown-Harrison]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Owen Diaz]] (R) and [[David A. McMahon]] (G) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 6, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Zemke won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 55. He defeated [[Andrea Brown-Harrison]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Owen Diaz]] (R) and [[David A. McMahon]] (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'', "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 6, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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==Personal==
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Zemke has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers.<ref name="about"/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
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*[http://055.housedems.com/ Office website]
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*[http://www.adamzemke.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000220/adam-zemke/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MIZemkeAdam Profile from Vote-USA]
  
 
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Adam Zemke
Adam Zemke.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 55
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Personal
ProfessionAutomotive engineer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Adam Zemke is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 55. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Biography

Zemke earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the College of Engineering at Michigan State University. His professional experience includes working as an automotive engineer.[1]

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Zemke served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015
Appropriations
Education, Minority Vice Chair

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

On his website, Zemke voiced support for increased investment in transportation, Medicare, autism and mental health treatment, green industry, urban revitalization, and education. He expressed himself as being pro-choice, in support of same-sex marriage, and in opposition of denying benefits to same-sex partners.[2]

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Adam Zemke was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Leonard Burk was unopposed in the Republican primary. Zemke defeated Burk in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 55 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Zemke Incumbent 67.9% 19,090
     Republican Leonard Burk 32.1% 9,028
Total Votes 28,118

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zemke won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 55. He defeated Andrea Brown-Harrison in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Owen Diaz (R) and David A. McMahon (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[7][8]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 55, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Zemke 64.5% 26,197
     Republican Owen Diaz 32.1% 13,029
     Green David McMahon 3.5% 1,415
Total Votes 40,641
Michigan House of Representatives, District 55 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAdam Zemke 61.7% 3,439
Andrea Brown-Harrison 38.3% 2,133
Total Votes 5,572

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Zemke is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Zemke raised a total of $52,471 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[9]

Adam Zemke's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 55 Won $52,471
Grand Total Raised $52,471

2012

Zemke won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Zemke raised a total of $52,471.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Adam Zemke's campaign in 2012
Zemke, Adam$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$2,000
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$1,500
Michigan Education Association$1,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$52,471
Source: Follow the Money

Personal

Zemke has been a member of the Society of Automotive Engineers.[1]

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Preceded by
Rick Olson (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 55
2013 – Present
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