Adam Zemke

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Adam Zemke
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Michigan House of Representatives District 55
Representative
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Personal
ProfessionAutomotive engineer
Websites
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Campaign website
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Adam Zemke is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 55 since January 1, 2013.

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.[1]

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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.[2]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

Elections

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. [3][4]

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

2012

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