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Andrew James Kandrevas
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 13
Incumbent
In office
2009- present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Term limits3 terms
Education
High schoolSouthgate Aquinas High School, 1993
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan, 1997
J.D.Wayne State University Law School, 2001
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Andrew James Kandrevas is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 13. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Kandrevas served as Council President for the City of Southgate and on Southgate’s Planning Commission.

Biography

Kandrevas earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science from the University of Michigan in 1997 and his law degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2001. His professional experience includes working as an attorney in private practice, as the assistant city attorney and prosecutor for the city of Lincoln Park, in the Wayne County Prosector's Office, and as staff attorney to Detroit City Councilwoman Sheila Cockrel.

Issues

Voting record

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.

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Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kandrevas served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kandrevas won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 13. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Tony Amorose (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 13, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngAndrew Kandrevas Incumbent 64.6% 25,496
     Republican Tony Amorose 35.4% 13,996
Total Votes 39,492

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Kandrevas won re-election to the District 13 seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Cynthia Kallgren in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 13 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andrew James Kandrevas (D) 14,338
Cynthia Kallgren (R) 12,130
Jesse Church (L) 755

2008

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Andrew James Kandrevas ran for District 13 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Timothy Kachinski.[4]

Kandrevas raised $54,468 for his campaign.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 13
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Andrew James Kandrevas (D) 28,041
Timothy Kachinski (R) 14,628

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kandrevas is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Kandrevas raised a total of $152,946 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[6]

Andrew Kandrevas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 13 Won $42,127
2010 Michigan State House, District 13 Won $56,351
2008 Michigan State House, District 13 Won $54,468
Grand Total Raised $152,946

2012

Kandrevas won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kandrevas raised a total of $42,127.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Andrew Kandrevas's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$4,500
Operating Engineers Local 324$2,150
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$2,002
American Federation Of State County & Municipal Employees$2,000
Michigan Education Association$1,300
Total Raised in 2012$42,127
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Kandrevas Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Kandrevas raised a total of $5,351.

2008

Kandrevas won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Kandrevas raised a total of $54,468.

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Andrew Kandrevas received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

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