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  |Name = Aric Nesbitt
 
  |Name = Aric Nesbitt
 
  |Profile picture = Aric Nesbitt.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Aric Nesbitt.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 80
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 66
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = January 1, 2011-Present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
  |Leadership =  
 
  |Years leadership =  
 
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  |Leadership 5 =  
 
  |Leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
  |Years leadership 5 =  
  |Base salary = $71,865/year  
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  |Base salary = $71,685/year  
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office =  
 
  |Prior office years =  
 
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  |Campaign website = http://www.votenesbitt.com/Nesbitt/Home.html
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.votenesbitt.com/Nesbitt/Home.html
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Aric Nesbitt''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 80 since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Aric Nesbitt''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 66 since January 1, 2013. Nesbitt represented District 80 from 2011 to 2013.
  
 
Nesbitt has worked as a computer technician, and on his, family farm, and as a financial planner. He also served Congressmen Tim Walberg and Tim Murphy as Legislative Director and Senior Advisor respectively.  
 
Nesbitt has worked as a computer technician, and on his, family farm, and as a financial planner. He also served Congressmen Tim Walberg and Tim Murphy as Legislative Director and Senior Advisor respectively.  
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
 
Nesbitt's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.votenesbitt.com/Nesbitt/Home.html "votenesbitt," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
Nesbitt's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.votenesbitt.com/Nesbitt/Home.html "votenesbitt," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Nesbitt served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Energy and Technology
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|Chair2 = Chair
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|Committee3 = Insurance
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|Committee4 = Tax Policy
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nesbitt has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nesbitt served on these committees:
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
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* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Government Operations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Government Operations]], Vice Chair
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Tax Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Tax Policy]]
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Education  
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|Committee2 = Energy and Technology  
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|Committee3 = Government Operations
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Tax Policy  
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
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Nesbitt won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 66. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Richard Rajkovich]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<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>
 
Nesbitt won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 66. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Richard Rajkovich]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 66, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Aric Nesbitt
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Richard Rajkovich
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 22997
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|votes2 = 16276
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Nesbitt
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|Full name=Aric Nesbitt
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 11, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144125 ''Follow the Money'', "Nesbitt, Aric." Retrieved June 11, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=99329
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 66]]
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|totalraised2010=70626
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 80]]
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}}
  
In 2010, Nesbitt raised $70,626 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Nesbitt
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|full Name = Aric Nesbitt
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139397
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 99329
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|org1 = DTE Energy
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|org2 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = AT&T
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|org5 = Comm-PAC
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 4559
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|orgamount3 = 2750
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|orgamount4 = 2100
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
  
His six largest contributors were:
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===2010===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2010
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Nesbitt
|-
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|full Name = Aric Nesbitt
| Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125961
| Align="Right" | $3,500
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
| Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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|party = Republican
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|total raised = 70626
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|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
| COMM-PAC
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|org2 = Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|org3 = Comm-PAC
|-
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
| Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|orgamount1 = 3500
|-
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|orgamount2 = 1000
| Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|orgamount3 = 1000
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
|-
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|orgamount5 = 1000
| Van Buren Republican Executive
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|}}
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|}
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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Revision as of 11:51, 11 June 2013

Aric Nesbitt
Aric Nesbitt.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 66
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'sHillsdale College
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Aric Nesbitt is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 66 since January 1, 2013. Nesbitt represented District 80 from 2011 to 2013.

Nesbitt has worked as a computer technician, and on his, family farm, and as a financial planner. He also served Congressmen Tim Walberg and Tim Murphy as Legislative Director and Senior Advisor respectively.

Nesbitt graduated from Hillsdale College. He also earned a Masters in International Business.

Issues

Campaign themes

Nesbitt's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Putting Michigan Back to Work: Reforming Budgets, Regulations and Taxes

  • Excerpt:"Aric supported legislation that created jobs by reforming our budget, tax and regulatory systems. This has included passing a balanced and sustainable budget that reforms government and makes it live within their means just like families across southwest Michigan have to do."

Making Michigan the World Hub for Energy

  • Excerpt:"As a member of the House Energy and Technology Committee and Chair of the Subcommittee on Natural Gas, Aric continues to work to increase Michigan energy production, lower prices for families and businesses, while ensuring our environment is protected."

Protecting our Hometown Values

  • Excerpt:"Growing up on a six generation family farm, Aric understands the importance of community and family. One of five kids, Aric supports the right to life and is the only candidate endorsed by Right to Life of Michigan."

Rebuilding our Roads and Infrastructure

  • Excerpt:"For too long, our highways, roads, and bridges have been neglected. The investments needed to maintain the vast expanse of highways, bridges, and roads continue to grow."

Preparing our Children for a Brighter Future

  • Excerpt:"Aric introduced legislation that would allow students and parents to have more options and greater control over a child's education. Under this legislation, students would be able to substitute courses in career and technical training for other requirements."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Energy and Technology, Chair
Insurance
Tax Policy

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nesbitt served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Aric Nesbitt endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [2]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Nesbitt won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 66. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Richard Rajkovich (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 66, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngAric Nesbitt Incumbent 58.6% 22,997
     Democratic Richard Rajkovich 41.4% 16,276
Total Votes 39,273

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Nesbitt won election to the District 80 Seat in 2010. He defeated Douglas Harrington, Shelly Hartmann, Bob Linderman, William Queen and Frank Thompson in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Thomas Erdmann (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 80 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Aric Nesbitt (R) 15,492
Thomas Erdmann (D) 7,850
Cheryl Evick (I) 778
Bill Bradley (L) 722

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Nesbitt is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Nesbitt raised a total of $169,955 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[4]

Aric Nesbitt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 66 Won $99,329
2010 Michigan State House, District 80 Won $70,626
Grand Total Raised $169,955

2012

Nesbitt won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Nesbitt raised a total of $99,329.

2010

Nesbitt won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Nesbitt raised a total of $70,626.

Recent news

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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.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Aric Nesbitt received an 85% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

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Political offices
Preceded by
William Rogers (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 66
2013–present
Succeeded by
NA
Preceded by
Tonya Schuitmaker (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 80
2011–2013
Succeeded by
Bob Genetski (R)