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  |Name = Bradford Jacobsen
 
  |Name = Bradford Jacobsen
 
  |Profile picture = BradJacobsen.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = BradJacobsen.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 46
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 46
 
  |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 =  
 
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  |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 = Trustee, Oxford Township
 
  |Prior office = Trustee, Oxford Township
 
  |Prior office years = 1984-2000
 
  |Prior office years = 1984-2000
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  |Citations =  
 
  |Citations =  
 
  |Birthday = January 18, 1957
 
  |Birthday = January 18, 1957
  |Place of birth = Oxford, MI
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  |Place of birth = Oxford, Michigan
 
  |Profession =  
 
  |Profession =  
 
  |Religion = Methodist
 
  |Religion = Methodist
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=046
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  |Office website = http://repjacobsen.gophouse.org/
  |Campaign website =  
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  |Campaign website = http://www.bradfordjacobsen.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Bradford Jacobsen''' (b. January 18, 1957) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the 46th District since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Bradford Jacobsen''' (b. January 18, 1957) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 46.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Jacobsen is the Vice President of Jacobsen's Flowers. He has served as an Oakland County Commissioner, Oxford Township trustee, past chair of the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority, and was a member of the Oxford Emergency Safety Authority.  
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Jacobsen has served as an Oakland County Commissioner, Oxford Township trustee, chair of the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority and a member of the Oxford Emergency Safety Authority.
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==Biography==
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Jacobsen earned his B.A. in Political Economics and Business from the James Madison College at Michigan State University.  His professional experience includes working as the Vice President of Jacobsen's Flowers.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Jacobsen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.bradfordjacobsen.com/ "bradfordjacobsen," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Budgets'''
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*Excerpt: "We have eliminated our 'structural deficit' and are focused on providing high quality services at the lowest cost. Every taxpayer deserves to have their tax dollars respected and pledge to make sure that happens."
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'''Government Reform'''
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*Excerpt: "Late in 2011, I sponsored and passed a bill to amend Michigan's 100 year old Worker's Compensation System (House Bill 5002). This bill has allowed for modernization of the state agency that runs Worker's Compensation including electronic record keeping, better transparency, and faster claims processing."
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'''Jobs'''
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*Excerpt: "I know that when businesses pay less in taxes they hire and retain more employees. I was very happy to eliminate the MBT as your State Representative."
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'''Roads'''
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*Excerpt: "I will continue to work with the Dept. of Transportation and legislatively to create cost saving reforms and institute best practices."
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'''Regulatory Reform'''
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*Excerpt: "With every regulation comes another burden to business. The legislature in the last two years has already repealed or replaced over 400 antiquated, unrealistic, and job killing regulations. It is my hope that we can continue this trend and make Michigan have common sense in regulation."
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===Voting record details===
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*List of all of Brad Jacobsen’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=27266&CategoryID=0&Keywords=&op=Search&CVN=10000 roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
  
Jacobsen completed his B.A. in Political Economics and Business at the James Madison College at Michigan State University.
 
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Jacobsen 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 = 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 = Judiciary
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|Committee5 = Transportation and Infrastructure
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobsen has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Jacobsen served on the following committees:
* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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* [[Judiciary Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Oversight and Investigations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Oversight and Investigations]], Vice Chair
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Transportation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Transportation]] Member
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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 = Energy and Technology  
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|Committee2 = Judiciary  
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|Committee3 = Oversight and Investigations  
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Transportation  
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Jacobsen is unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012]</ref>
 
  
===2010===
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Jacobsen won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 46. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Daniel Sargent]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
  
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 46, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Bradford Jacobsen
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Daniel Sargent
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 27764
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|votes2 = 15810
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|votes3 =
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}}
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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| align="right" | 9,241  
 
| align="right" | 9,241  
 
|}
 
|}
 
===More Voting Record Details===
 
*List of all of Brad Jacobsen’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=27266&CategoryID=0&Keywords=&op=Search&CVN=10000 roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Jacobsen
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|Full name=Bradford Jacobsen
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 10, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144066 ''Follow the Money'', "Jacobsen, Bradford." Retrieved June 10, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=42539
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 46]]
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|totalraised2010=79422
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 46]]
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}}
  
In 2010, Jacobsen raised $79,422 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 = Jacobsen
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|full Name = Bradford Jacobsen
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139372
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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 = 42539
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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 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|org5 = CMS Energy
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 4636
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|orgamount3 = 3400
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|orgamount4 = 3150
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|orgamount5 = 2300
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|}}
  
His five largest contributors were:
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Jacobsen
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|full Name = Bradford Jacobsen
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 79422
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|org1 = Jacobsen, Bradford C.
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|org2 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org3 = DTE Energy
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|org4 = Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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|org5 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 4000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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==Scorecards==
|-
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
| Jacobsen, Bradford C
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
| Align="Right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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| Align="Right" | $4,000
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|-
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| DTE Energy
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|-
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| Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|-
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| Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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|}
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==Campaign contributions==
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=jacobsen&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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'''Bradford Jacobsen''' received a '''75%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
===Contact===
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==Personal==
Rep. Brad Jacobsen<br>
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Jacobsen and his wife, Teri, have three children.
N-895 House Office Building<br>
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P.O. Box 30014<br>
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Lansing, MI  48909<br>
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BradJacobsen@house.mi.gov<br>
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Bradford + Jacobsen + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Bradford + Jacobsen + Michigan + Legislature'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Bradford+Jacobsen+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Bradford Jacobsen News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Bradford+Jacobsen+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Bradford Jacobsen News Feed}}
 
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==Personal==
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Jacobsen and his spouse Teri have three children.
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=046 House website]
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*[http://repjacobsen.gophouse.org/ Office website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88547 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.bradfordjacobsen.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88547 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88547 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88547 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125885 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125885 2010]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 12:07, 24 August 2013

Bradford Jacobsen
BradJacobsen.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 46
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
Prior offices
Trustee, Oxford Township
1984-2000
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1978
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 18, 1957
Place of birthOxford, Michigan
ReligionMethodist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bradford Jacobsen (b. January 18, 1957) is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 46. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Jacobsen has served as an Oakland County Commissioner, Oxford Township trustee, chair of the Lake Orion Downtown Development Authority and a member of the Oxford Emergency Safety Authority.

Biography

Jacobsen earned his B.A. in Political Economics and Business from the James Madison College at Michigan State University. His professional experience includes working as the Vice President of Jacobsen's Flowers.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Jacobsen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Budgets

  • Excerpt: "We have eliminated our 'structural deficit' and are focused on providing high quality services at the lowest cost. Every taxpayer deserves to have their tax dollars respected and pledge to make sure that happens."

Government Reform

  • Excerpt: "Late in 2011, I sponsored and passed a bill to amend Michigan's 100 year old Worker's Compensation System (House Bill 5002). This bill has allowed for modernization of the state agency that runs Worker's Compensation including electronic record keeping, better transparency, and faster claims processing."

Jobs

  • Excerpt: "I know that when businesses pay less in taxes they hire and retain more employees. I was very happy to eliminate the MBT as your State Representative."

Roads

  • Excerpt: "I will continue to work with the Dept. of Transportation and legislatively to create cost saving reforms and institute best practices."

Regulatory Reform

  • Excerpt: "With every regulation comes another burden to business. The legislature in the last two years has already repealed or replaced over 400 antiquated, unrealistic, and job killing regulations. It is my hope that we can continue this trend and make Michigan have common sense in regulation."

Voting record details

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Energy and Technology
Government Operations, Vice-chair
Judiciary
Transportation and Infrastructure

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Jacobsen won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 46. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Daniel Sargent (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 46, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBradford Jacobsen Incumbent 63.7% 27,764
     Democratic Daniel Sargent 36.3% 15,810
Total Votes 43,574

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Jacobsen won election to the District 46 Seat in 2010. He defeated Daniel Myslakowski and Gary Warner in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated David Lillis (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 46 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Bradford Jacobsen (R) 24,363
David Lillis (D) 9,241

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Jacobsen is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Jacobsen raised a total of $121,961 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[3]

Bradford Jacobsen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 46 Won $42,539
2010 Michigan State House, District 46 Won $79,422
Grand Total Raised $121,961

2012

Jacobsen won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Jacobsen raised a total of $42,539.

2010

Jacobsen won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Jacobsen raised a total of $79,422.

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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Bradford Jacobsen received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Jacobsen and his wife, Teri, have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Bradford + Jacobsen + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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Political offices
Preceded by
James Marleau (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 46
2011–present
Succeeded by
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