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  |Name = Cindy Denby
 
  |Name = Cindy Denby
 
  |Profile picture = Legislators.Denby_Cindy.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Legislators.Denby_Cindy.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 47
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 47
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
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  |Tenure = 2009- 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 = 2009
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |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 = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |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
 
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  |Place of birth =  
 
  |Place of birth =  
  |Profession = Business Owner
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  |Profession = Business owner
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=047
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  |Office website = http://repdenby.gophouse.org/
 
  |Campaign website = http://cindydenby.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://cindydenby.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Cindy Denby''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the 47th District since January 1, 2009.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Cindy Denby''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 47.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
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.
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Denby served as an aide to Joe Hune, who previously held the 47th District House seat.  
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==Biography==
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Denby graduated from Fowlerville High School, and attended Lansing Community College's two-year business program.
 
   
 
   
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
Denby's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://cindydenby.com/ "cindydenby," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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====2012====
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Denby's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://cindydenby.com/ "cindydenby," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
 
'''Standing up for Livingston County Citizens'''
 
'''Standing up for Livingston County Citizens'''
*Excerpt:"Bill sponsor increasing amount insured driver can collect on out-of-pocket expenses"
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*Excerpt: "Bill sponsor increasing amount insured driver can collect on out-of-pocket expenses"
 
'''Improving Michigan’s Economy'''
 
'''Improving Michigan’s Economy'''
*Excerpt:"Sponsor of Food Safety legislation to reduce over-regulation & fraud while encouraging growth in Michigan’s safe food source & service sectors"
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*Excerpt: "Sponsor of Food Safety legislation to reduce over-regulation & fraud while encouraging growth in Michigan’s safe food source & service sectors"
 
'''Reforming Michigan Government by Working to'''
 
'''Reforming Michigan Government by Working to'''
*Excerpt:"Update and improve auditing procedures for efficiency in state departments"
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*Excerpt: "Update and improve auditing procedures for efficiency in state departments"
 
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==Previous offices held==
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None, but she was aide to Rep. Joe Hune, who previously held the 47th District House seat.
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==Political campaign history==
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==Voting record==
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===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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===Voting record===
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====Key votes of 2009-2010====
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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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====More voting record details====
===More voting record details===
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*List of all of Cindy Denby’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16752&op=Remove+Filter 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).
 
*List of all of Cindy Denby’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16752&op=Remove+Filter 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).
*List of Cindy Denby’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16752&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 0 missed roll-call votes]  
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*List of Cindy Denby’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16752&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2013 missed roll-call votes]  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Denby 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 = Agriculture
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Families, Children, and Seniors
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|Committee3 = Financial Liability Reform
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|Committee4 = Insurance
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|Committee5 = Regulatory Reform
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Denby has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Denby served on the following committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Agriculture]], Vice Chair
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* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Oversight and Investigations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Oversight and Investigations]]
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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 = Agriculture  
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Commerce  
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|Committee3 = Insurance  
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|Committee4 = Oversight and Investigations  
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Denby served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Denby served on the following committees:
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Insurance]] (Minority Vice Chair)
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[New Economy and Quality of Life Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|New Economy and Quality of Life]]
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Health Policy  
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|Committee2 = Insurance  
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs  
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|Committee4 = New Economy and Quality of Life  
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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]]''
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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Denby won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 47. She defeated [[Harold Melton]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Shawn Lowe Desai]] (D) and [[James Weeks II]] (L) 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 47, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 = Libertarian
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|winner1 = Cindy Denby
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Shawn Desai
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|candidate3 = James Weeks II
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|votes1 = 27621
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|votes2 = 13888
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|votes3 = 1607
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}}
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 47
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 47
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Denby won election to the District 47 Seat in 2010.  She had no primary opposition.  She defeated [[Garry Post]] (D) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08047000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Denby ran for District 47 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Scott Lucas, Rodger Young, and Philip Johnson. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08047000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
Cindy Denby raised $37,137 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106606 ''Follow the Money's report on Denby's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Denby raised $37,137 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106606 ''Follow the Money's report on Denby's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Denby received $40,380 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|Name=Denby
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|Full name=Cindy Denby
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|year=2008
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|Editdate=June 10, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9731 ''Follow the Money'', "Denby, Cindy." Retrieved June 10, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=28710
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 47]]
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|totalraised2010=40380
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 47]]
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|totalraised2008=37137
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 47]]
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}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2012===
|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Denby
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|full Name = Cindy Denby
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139346
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $40,380
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|total raised = 28710
|org1 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org1 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
|org2 = Denby, Cynthia
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org3 = DTE Energy
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|org4 =
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Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org5 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|orgamount1 = 4000
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|orgamount2 = 2700
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|orgamount3 = 1900
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|orgamount4 = 1850
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Denby
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|full name = Cindy Denby
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 40380
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|new = no
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|org1 = Denby, Cynthia
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|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
 
|org3 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org3 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
|org4 = Denby, Cynthia
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|org4 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
|org5 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org5 = Michigan Association of Realtors
|orgdonor1 = $5,000
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|orgamount1 = 7450
|orgdonor2 = $5,000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
|orgdonor3 = $1,200
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|orgamount3 = 1200
|orgdonor4 = $1,040
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|orgamount4 = 1025
|orgdonor5 = $1,025
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|orgamount5 = 1000
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
In 2008 Cindy Denby collected $37,137 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106606 2008 contributors to Cindy Denby]</ref>
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|name = Denby
 
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|full Name = Cindy Denby
Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106606
 
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
{{legislative donor box}}
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|new = yes
|-
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|party = Republican
| Michigan Farm Bureau  
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|total raised = 37137
| align="right" | $5,000
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|org1 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org2 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
| Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association  
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|org3 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
| align="right" | $4,500
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Chamber of Commerce
| Cynthia Denby
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|orgamount1 = 5000
| align="right" | $4,400
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|orgamount2 = 4500
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|orgamount3 = 1500
| Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan  
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|orgamount4 = 1500
| align="right" | $1,500
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
| Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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| align="right" | $1,500
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|}
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==Campaign contributions==
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[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Denby%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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===Contact===
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Rep. Cindy Denby<br>
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N-896 House Office Building<br>
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P.O. Box 30014<br>
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Lansing, MI  48933<br>
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(517) 373-8835<br>
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Cindy Denby@house.mi.gov<br>
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==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===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.<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>
 
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>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
'''Cindy Denby''' received a '''77%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Cindy Denby''' received a '''77%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Personal==
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Denby and her husband, Fred, have two adult children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Cindy + Denby + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Cindy + Denby + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''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=Cindy+Denby+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Cindy Denby News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Cindy+Denby+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Cindy Denby News Feed}}
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://cindydenby.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://repdenby.gophouse.org/ Office website]  
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=47 Michigan Legislature - Representative Cindy Denby]  
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*[http://cindydenby.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105501 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105501 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105501 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105501 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16752 Michigan Votes - Cindy Denby]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16752 Michigan Votes - Cindy Denby]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106606 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106606 2008]
*[http://www.facebook.com/cindydenby Cindy Denby on Facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/cindydenby Campaign Facebook page]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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Cindy Denby
Cindy Denby.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 47
Incumbent
In office
2009- present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sLansing Community College, 1976
Personal
ProfessionBusiness owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Cindy Denby is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 47. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Denby served as an aide to Joe Hune, who previously held the 47th District House seat.

Biography

Denby graduated from Fowlerville High School, and attended Lansing Community College's two-year business program.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

Standing up for Livingston County Citizens

  • Excerpt: "Bill sponsor increasing amount insured driver can collect on out-of-pocket expenses"

Improving Michigan’s Economy

  • Excerpt: "Sponsor of Food Safety legislation to reduce over-regulation & fraud while encouraging growth in Michigan’s safe food source & service sectors"

Reforming Michigan Government by Working to

  • Excerpt: "Update and improve auditing procedures for efficiency in state departments"

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.

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Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture, Vice-chair
Families, Children, and Seniors
Financial Liability Reform
Insurance
Regulatory Reform

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Denby won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 47. She defeated Harold Melton in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Shawn Lowe Desai (D) and James Weeks II (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 47, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngCindy Denby Incumbent 64.1% 27,621
     Democratic Shawn Desai 32.2% 13,888
     Libertarian James Weeks II 3.7% 1,607
Total Votes 43,116
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. She had no primary opposition. She 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

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Denby ran for District 47 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Scott Lucas, Rodger Young, and Philip Johnson. [3]

Denby raised $37,137 for her campaign.[4]

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

Comprehensive donor information for Denby is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Denby raised a total of $106,227 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[5]

Cindy Denby's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 47 Won $28,710
2010 Michigan State House, District 47 Won $40,380
2008 Michigan State House, District 47 Won $37,137
Grand Total Raised $106,227

2012

Denby won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Denby raised a total of $28,710.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Cindy Denby's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$4,000
Michigan Farm Bureau$2,700
DTE Energy$1,900
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$1,850
Michigan Association Of Realtors$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$28,710
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Denby won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Denby raised a total of $40,380.

2008

Denby won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Denby raised a total of $37,137.

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]

Personal

Denby and her husband, Fred, have two adult children.

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