|Michigan House of Representatives District 80|
|January 1. 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
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.
Nesbitt's website highlights the following campaign themes:
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."
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Nesbitt has been appointed to these committees:
Nesbitt ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7. He is running in District 66. The general election is November 6.
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)|
|Aric Nesbitt (R)||15,492|
|Thomas Erdmann (D)||7,850|
|Cheryl Evick (I)||778|
|Bill Bradley (L)||722|
In 2010, Nesbitt raised $70,626 in contributions. 
His six largest contributors were:
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$3,500|
|Michigan Chamber Of Commerce||$1,000|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$1,000|
|Michigan Association Of Realtors||$1,000|
|Van Buren Republican Executive||$1,000|
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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.
January 2011 - March 2012
Aric Nesbitt received an 85% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- "votenesbitt," Official Campaign Website
- Mitt Romney for President, "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Michigan Congressman Fred Upton, Congressman Tim Walberg and Additional Michigan Leaders," February 8, 2012
- Michigan Department of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- 2010 contributions
- Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012
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