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  |Name = Dale Zorn
 
  |Name = Dale Zorn
 
  |Profile picture = Dale Zorn.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Dale Zorn.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 56
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  |Position = Michigan State Senate, District 17
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = January 1, 2015 - present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 4, 2014|December 31, 2016]]
  |Assumed office = 2011
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  |Assumed office = 2015
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership =  
 
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  |Base salary = $71,685/year
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  |Base salary =  
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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  |Per diem =  
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Last election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Appointed =  
 
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  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |First elected =  
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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  |Next election =  
  |Prior office =  
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  |Prior office = Michigan House of Representatives, District 56
  |Prior office years =  
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  |Prior office years = 2011 - 2015
 
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  |Profession = Automotive Business
 
  |Profession = Automotive Business
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=056
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  |Office website = http://www.senate.mi.gov/zorn
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dale Zorn''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 56 since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dale Zorn''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing [[Michigan State Senate District 17|District 17]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.
  
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.
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Zorn served on the Monroe County Commission, as well as in the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 56 from 2011 to 2015.
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==Biography==
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Zorn's professional experience includes working for his family's business, Zorn's Service, Inc.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2015 legislative session===
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At the beginning of the 2015 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 = 2015
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Banking and Financial Institutions
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|Committee2 = Energy and Technology
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|Committee3 = Local Government
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Outdoor Recreation and Tourism
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|Chair4 = Vice Chair
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|Committee5 = Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security
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}}
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===2013-2014===
 
===2013-2014===
 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Zorn served on the following committees:
 
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Zorn served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
|State = Michigan
 
|State = Michigan
|year = 2012
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|year = 2013
 
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 
|Chamber = House of Representatives
 
|Committee1 = Commerce
 
|Committee1 = Commerce
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zorn served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Zorn served on the following committees:
  
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
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==Issues==
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==Elections==
===Presidential preference===
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===2014===
{{presendorsetest|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/09/mitt-romney-announces-support-michigan-speaker-house-jase-bolger-and-additional-m ''Mitt Romney Campaign Website'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Michigan Speaker of The House Jase Bolger and Additional Members of The Michigan Legislature," September 19, 2011]</ref>
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{{MI SD17 2014}}
  
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' "Election Results - Primary Election - August 07, 2012," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12GEN/12GENall.html ''Michigan Department of State'', "Election Results - General Election - November 06, 2012," accessed November 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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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," accessed 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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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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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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|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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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Zorn
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|full Name = Dale Zorn
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125903
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 40330
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|org1 = Zorn, Dale
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org3 = Monroe County Republican Executive Committee
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|org4 = Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
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|org5 = Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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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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|}}
  
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> 
 
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
 
{{legislative donor box}}
 
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| Michigan Farm Bureau
 
| Align="Right" | $5,000
 
|-
 
| Zorn, Dale
 
| Align="Right" | $2,871
 
|-
 
| Zorn, Dale
 
| Align="Right" | $2,862
 
|-
 
| Monroe County Republican Exe
 
| Align="Right" | $2,250
 
|}
 
 
==Recent news==
 
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 page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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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>
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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====
 
'''Dale Zorn''' received a '''68%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Dale Zorn''' received a '''68%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Endorsements==
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===2014===
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In 2014, Zorn's endorsements included the following:
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*Right to Life of Michigan<ref>[https://secure.rtl.org/apps/elections/listing ''Right to Life of Michigan'', "Elections," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref>
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorsetest|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20120426201933/http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/09/mitt-romney-announces-support-michigan-speaker-house-jase-bolger-and-additional-m ''Romney for President'', "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Michigan Speaker of The House Jase Bolger and Additional Members of The Michigan Legislature," September 19, 2011] (Archived)</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Zorn and his wife Cindy have four children.
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Zorn and his wife, Cindy, have four children.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Dale + Zorn + Michigan + Legislature'''
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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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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Dale+Zorn+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Dale Zorn News Feed}}
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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*[[Michigan State Senate]]
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*[[Michigan State Senate#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=056 House website]
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*[http://www.senate.mi.gov/zorn Office website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000094/dale-zorn/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88207 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88207 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88207 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88207 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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Dale Zorn
Dale Zorn.jpg
Michigan State Senate, District 17
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2015 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives, District 56
2011 - 2015
Personal
ProfessionAutomotive Business
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Dale Zorn is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 17. He was first elected to the chamber in 2014.

Zorn served on the Monroe County Commission, as well as in the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 56 from 2011 to 2015.

Biography

Zorn's professional experience includes working for his family's business, Zorn's Service, Inc.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Zorn served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015
Banking and Financial Institutions
Energy and Technology
Local Government, Chair
Outdoor Recreation and Tourism, Vice Chair
Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2013
Commerce, Vice-chair
Energy and Technology
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Doug Spade was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Dale Zorn was unopposed in the Republican primary. Jeff Andring ran as a U.S. Taxpayers Party candidate. Zorn defeated Spade and Andring in the general election.[1][2][3][4]

Michigan State Senate, District 17 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDale Zorn 51.1% 38,442
     Democratic Doug Spade 46.2% 34,706
     U.S. Taxpayers Jeff Andring 2.7% 2,039
Total Votes 75,187

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.[5][6]

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.[7][8]

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.[9]

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.

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.[10]

January 2011 - March 2012

Dale Zorn received a 68% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[10]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Zorn's endorsements included the following:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[11]

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. [12]

Personal

Zorn and his wife, Cindy, have four children.

Recent news

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 page due to the nature of the search engine.

Dale Zorn News Feed

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See also

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mike Kowall (R)
Michigan State Senate District 17
2015-present
Succeeded by
N/A
Preceded by
Kate Ebli (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 56
2011–2015
Succeeded by
Jason Sheppard (R)