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Bruce Rendon
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Michigan House of Representatives District 103
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
Associate'sFerris State University
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Bruce Rendon is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 103 since January 1, 2011.

Rendon is the owner and operator of Rendon Quality Construction, Inc. Bruce became a licensed builder in 1978, and worked fro Blink Lumber company for 11 years. He then started his own business with a partner in 1982 and 1991. His leadership roles include President of the local HBA three times, regional president and treasurer of the MAHB (Michigan Association of Home Builders), where he oversaw a $1.9 million budget.

He graduated in 1978 with his Associates degree in Architectural Design and Drafting from Ferris State University.

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Jobs for Michigan

  • Excerpt:"As an employer for the past 28 years here in the 103rd district I know first hand what it takes to create real jobs in our communities. This is the number one issue facing Michigan's strained economy."

Private Property Rights

  • Excerpt:"We must protect private property rights so each owner can use their land they have spent years paying taxes on and maintaining. Many land use restrictions go too far and ultimately devalue their land."

Right to Life

  • Excerpt:"There is no middle ground for me on this issue. It is not up to us as a society to decide if we can take a human life. This is God’s gift to create a new life."

Second Amendment – The Right to Bear Arms

  • Excerpt:"Hunting and our 2nd Amendment rights are not only a large part of our state’s economy, they are a part of our national heritage."

Health Care

  • Excerpt:"Affordable health insurance is a basic quality of life each citizen has to expect."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Local Government
Natural Resources, Vice-chair
Regulatory Reform
Tourism

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Rendon won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 103. He defeated Matthew Sherman and Brenton Weiss in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Lon Johnson (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 103, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Rendon Incumbent 52.8% 23,308
     Democratic Lon Johnson 47.2% 20,832
Total Votes 44,140


Michigan House of Representatives, District 103 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngBruce Rendon Incumbent 72.1% 7,840
Matthew Sherman 16.4% 1,783
Brenton Weiss 11.5% 1,256
Total Votes 10,879

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Rendon won election to the District 103 Seat in 2010. He defeated Phil Bendily, Larry Boyce, Tony Gojcaj, Dave Ryan, Susan Vick and Charles Webb in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Van Sheltrown (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 103 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Bruce Rendon (R) 19,930
Van Sheltrown (D) 11,958

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Rendon raised $106,113 in contributions. [4]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan $34,903
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund $5,000
Michigan Republican Party $5,000

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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

Bruce Rendon received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

Personal

Rendon and his wife Darie have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Joel Sheltrown (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 103
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
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