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  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
 
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-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 = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
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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 =  
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
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  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |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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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Zorn 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 = Commerce
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Energy and Technology
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|Committee3 = Health Policy
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|Committee4 = Military and Veterans Affairs
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zorn has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zorn served on these committees:
* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security]]
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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 = Commerce  
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|Committee2 = Energy and Technology  
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|Committee3 = Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Presidential preference===
 
===Presidential preference===
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Zorn ran unopposed 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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Zorn won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 56. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Larry Crider]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 56, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Dale Zorn
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Larry Crider
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 23592
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|votes2 = 17338
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Zorn
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|Full name=Dale Zorn
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 10, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144080 ''Follow the Money'', "Zorn, Dale W." Retrieved June 10, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=121435
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 56]]
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|totalraised2010=40330
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 56]]
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}}
  
In 2010, Zorn raised $40,330 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Zorn
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|full Name = Dale Zorn
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 121435
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|org1 = 15th Congressional District Republican Committee Of Michigan
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|org2 = Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
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|org3 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org4 = DTE Energy
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|org5 = Business Leaders For Michigan
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
  
His four largest contributors were:
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===2010===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2010
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Zorn
|-
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|full Name = Dale Zorn
| Michigan Farm Bureau
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125903
| Align="Right" | $5,000
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
| Zorn, Dale
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|party = Republican
| Align="Right" | $2,871
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|total raised = 40330
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|org1 = Zorn, Dale
| Zorn, Dale
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
| Align="Right" | $2,862
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|org3 = Monroe County Republican Executive Committee
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|org4 = Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
| Monroe County Republican Exe
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|org5 = Michigan Chamber of Commerce
| Align="Right" | $2,250
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|orgamount1 = 9251
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 2250
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Dale + Zorn + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Dale + Zorn + Michigan + Legislature'''
:''All stories may not be relevant to this legislator due to the nature of the search engine.''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=056 House website]
 
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=056 House website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88207 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88207 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88207 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88207 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125903 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125903 2010]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 08:26, 10 June 2013

Dale Zorn
Dale Zorn.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 56
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
Personal
ProfessionAutomotive Business
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dale Zorn is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 56 since January 1, 2011.

Zorn works for the family business, Zorn's Service Inc., opened by his father in 1953. He also served the Raisinville Township for 10 years, and for the past 20 years served as the Monroe County Commissioner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce, Vice-chair
Energy and Technology
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

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

Dale Zorn endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Zorn won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 56. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Larry Crider (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 56, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDale Zorn Incumbent 57.6% 23,592
     Democratic Larry Crider 42.4% 17,338
Total Votes 40,930

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Zorn won election to the District 56 Seat in 2010. He defeated Bob Wentz in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Kate Ebli (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 56 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dale Zorn (R) 15,582
Kate Ebli (D) 13,945

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Zorn is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Zorn raised a total of $161,765 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[3]

Dale Zorn's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 56 Won $121,435
2010 Michigan State House, District 56 Won $40,330
Grand Total Raised $161,765

2012

Zorn won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Zorn raised a total of $121,435.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dale Zorn's campaign in 2012
15th Congressional District Republican Committee Of Michigan$5,000
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund$5,000
Michigan Association Of Realtors$5,000
DTE Energy$5,000
Business Leaders For Michigan$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$121,435
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Zorn won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Zorn raised a total of $40,330.

Recent news

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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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Dale Zorn received a 68% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Zorn and his wife Cindy have four children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kate Ebli (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 56
2011–present
Succeeded by
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