Amanda Price

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Amanda Price
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 89
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Master'sWestern Michigan University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Amanda Price is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 89. She was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Price served as a Legislative Aide to former state senator Patricia Birkholz (R).

Biography

Price graduated from Michigan State University, the Institute for Paralegal Training in Philadelphia, and Western Michigan University where she earned her M.P.A.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Energy and Technology
Local Government, Chair
Tax Policy

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives 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. Don Bergman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Amanda Price defeated Matthew Wiedenhoeft in the Republican primary. Price faces Bergman in the general election.[1][2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 89 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Price Incumbent 75.1% 6,372
Matthew Wiedenhoeft 24.9% 2,113
Total Votes 8,485

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Price won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 89. She was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Don Bergman (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 89, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAmanda Price Incumbent 65.7% 29,776
     Democratic Don Bergman 34.3% 15,530
Total Votes 45,306

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Price won election to the District 89 seat in 2010. She defeated William Easterling, Jr., Sec Garcia, Brandon Hall, John McNeil, David Miller and John Nash in the August 3 Republican primary. She defeated Don Bergmann (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 89 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Amanda Price (R) 22,153
Don Bergmann (D) 8,554
Terry Ashcraft (L) 1,127

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Price is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Price raised a total of $77,664 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[7]

Amanda Price's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 89 Won $28,775
2010 Michigan State House, District 89 Won $48,889
Grand Total Raised $77,664

2012

Price won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Price raised a total of $28,775.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Amanda Price's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
Michigan McDonald's Operators Association$1,000
Telecommunications Association Of Michigan$950
DTE Energy$800
Michigan Association Of Realtors$750
Total Raised in 2012$28,775
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Price won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Price raised a total of $48,889.

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.[8]

January 2011 - March 2012

Amanda Price received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[8]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Price's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[9]

Personal

Price and her husband, Rodger, have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Arlan Meekhof (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 89
2013–present
Succeeded by
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