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Denby defeated [[Harold Melton]] in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.<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>
 
Denby defeated [[Harold Melton]] in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.<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>
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Revision as of 13:40, 4 October 2012

Cindy Denby
Cindy Denby.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 47
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sLansing Community College, 1976
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Cindy Denby is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 47th District since January 1, 2009.

Rep. Denby graduated from Fowlerville High School. She also attended Lansing Community College's two-year business program. Cindy and her husband, Fred, have been married for 33 years, and have two adult children.

Previous offices held

None, but she was aide to Rep. Joe Hune, who previously held the 47th District House seat.

Political campaign history

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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Denby defeated Harold Melton in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 47 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Denby Incumbent 74.5% 7,597
Harold Melton 25.5% 2,602
Total Votes 10,199

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Denby won election to the District 47 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Garry Post (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 47 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cindy Denby (R) 22,713
Garry Post (D) 10,001
Ronald Sanderson (L) 1,161

2008

On November 04, 2008, Cindy Denby ran for District 47 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Scott Lucas, Rodger Young, and Philip Johnson. [2]

Cindy Denby raised $37,137 for her campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 47
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Cindy Denby (R) 27,851
Scott Lucas (D) 17,059
Rodger Young (L) 1,347
Philip Johnson (UST) 929

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Denby received $40,380 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cindy Denby's campaign in 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,000
Denby, Cynthia$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$1,200
Denby, Cynthia$1,040
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,025
Total Raised in 2010 $40,380

2008

In 2008 Cindy Denby collected $37,137 in donations. [5]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,500
Cynthia Denby $4,400
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $1,500
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $1,500

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Cindy Denby
N-896 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-8835
Cindy Denby@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

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

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