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Chuck Moss
Chuck Moss.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 40
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Oakland County Board of Commissioners
2001-2006
Mayor, City of Birmingham
2001
Commissioner, City of Birmingham
1997-2001
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
J.D.University of Detroit School of Law, 1979
Personal
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Chuck Moss is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 40th District since 2007.

Biography

Rep. Moss received a B.A. from Michigan State University's James Madison College. He obtained a J.D. from the University of Detroit law school.

Moss is a practicing attorney, and also has an active involvement with Detroit local media. He has hosted a number of shows on WXST, WJIM and was the co-host of "Back to Back" on WTVS. He has also been a freelance writer for the Oakland Press and the Detroit News. Moss served on the Birmingham Traffic and Safety Board from 1993-1997 before being elected to the City Commission. In 2000 he was elected mayor. Later in 2000, Moss was elected to the Oakland County Commission. He served as the chair of the Finance Committee. He served on the Commission until 2006.

He resides in Birmngham with Alice Moss and his two daughters.

In November 2006, Moss was elected to the State House, defeating Democrat Syed Jafry with 65% of the vote.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Moss has been appointed to these committees:

  • Appropriations, Chair
  • Statutory Committee on Legislative Council
  • Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight, Audit, and Litigation, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Supplementals, Chair

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Moss served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Chuck Moss endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

  • Click below to see how this representative voted.
  • 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.

More Voting Record Details

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Moss won re-election to the District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Julie Candler (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 40 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Moss (R) 27,622
Julie Candler (D) 13,346

2008

On November 04, 2008, Chuck Moss ran for District 40 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Julie Candler and Larry Ross. [2]

Chuck Moss raised $16,809 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 40
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Chuck Moss (R) 31,312
Julie Candler (D) 19,751
Larry Ross (L) 1,278

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Moss received $36,678 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Chuck Moss's campaign in 2010
Moss, Chuck$20,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$2,553
Michigan Association Of Realtors$800
Auto Dealers PAC$600
Michigan Association Of Health Plans$550
Total Raised in 2010 $36,678

2008

In 2008 Chuck Moss collected $16,809 in donations. [5]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,550
Friends of Chuck Moss $2,599
Gaffney Leadership Fund, Ed $2,000
Michigan Auto Dealers Association $1,300
Michigan Association of CPAs $1,150

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Chuck Moss
S-889 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-8670
chuckmoss@house.mi.gov

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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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Chuck Moss received a 77% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

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