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Chuck Moss
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Michigan House of Representatives District 40
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Attorney
Website House Site

Republican Chuck Moss of Birmingham is the current state representative for the 40th District of the Michigan House of Representatives serving his second term. 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.

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

Previous offices held

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.

In November 2006, Moss was elected to the State House, defeating Democrat Syed Jafry.

Political campaign history

  • 2006 campaign for State House
    • Chuck Moss (R), 65%
    • Syed Jafry (D), 35%

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • 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.


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Committee assignments


Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Moss ran for election to the District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. 40 He faced Julie Candler (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 04, 2008, Chuck Moss ran for District 40 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Julie Candler and Larry Ross. [1]

Chuck Moss raised $16,809 for his campaign.[2]

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

2008

In 2008 Chuck Moss collected $16,809 in donations. [3]

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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