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|Name = Dave Pagel
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|Position             = Michigan House of Representatives District 78
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 78
|Status               = Candidate
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|Status = Incumbent
|Political party     = Republican
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|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - present
|Profession          = Apple Farmer
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
|Prior office         = Berrien County Board of Commissioners
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|Political party = Republican
|High school         = Berrien Springs High School
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
}}{{tnr}}'''Dave Pagel''' is a [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012]] [[Republican]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012#District 78|District 78]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Dave Pagel''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 78.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
==Elections==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Pagel served on the following committees:
  
===2012===
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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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|Committee2 = Local Government
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Michigan Competitiveness
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|Committee4 = Tourism
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Pagel's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://davepagel.org/ "davepagel," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''On why I am running for State Representative'''
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*Excerpt: " I strongly believe in being grateful for life’s blessings and in giving back to society in whatever way a person can."
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'''On our economy'''
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*Excerpt: "Growlng our economy will be my number one priority in Lansing. As our economy strengthens, quality jobs become available to everyone who is willing to work hard. Whether you have an advanced degree or are skilled in a trade or are just willing to work your way up in a company, the key is having an opportunity to use your skills in a quality job."
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'''On Education'''
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*Excerpt: "I am a strong proponent of public education, and also understand the value of parochial schools and the choice to home school children."
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'''On Agriculture'''
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*Excerpt: "Farmers face many risks and challenges, and need to be able to reduce some of those risks by having crop insurance affordably available."
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'''On Southwest Michigan'''
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*Excerpt: "I am so proud and blessed to have spent my life in this area, and will work hard in Lansing to see that the next generation can have opportunities to stay in southwest Michigan and have a great quality of life here."
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==Elections==
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===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Pagel is running in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 78. He is running against [[David H. Mann]] and [[Brian Savage]] in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election takes 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 6, 2012]</ref>
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Pagel won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 78. He defeated [[David H. Mann]] and [[Brian Savage]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Jack Arbanas]] (D) 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 6, 2012]</ref><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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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 78, General Election
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|winner1 = Dave Pagel
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|winner1 = Dave Pagel
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|candidate2 = Brian Savage
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|candidate3 = David Mann
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|votes1 = 5776
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|votes2 = 1487
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|votes3 = 1242
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==Campaign donors==
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1413763 ''Follow the Money'', "Pagel, Dave." Retrieved June 12, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=17005
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 78]]
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|total raised = 17005
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|org1 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org2 = Pagel, David
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|org3 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org4 = Common Sense Leadership Fund
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|org5 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 4000
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|orgamount3 = 1250
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1413763 Follow the Money]
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*[http://reppagel.gophouse.org Office website]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/112911/dave-pagel Project Vote Smart profile]  
  
 
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Dave Pagel
Dave Pagel.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 78
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Berrien County Board of Commissioners
Education
High schoolBerrien Springs High School
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Personal
ProfessionApple farmer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dave Pagel is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 78. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Local Government, Vice-chair
Michigan Competitiveness
Tourism

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

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

On why I am running for State Representative

  • Excerpt: " I strongly believe in being grateful for life’s blessings and in giving back to society in whatever way a person can."

On our economy

  • Excerpt: "Growlng our economy will be my number one priority in Lansing. As our economy strengthens, quality jobs become available to everyone who is willing to work hard. Whether you have an advanced degree or are skilled in a trade or are just willing to work your way up in a company, the key is having an opportunity to use your skills in a quality job."

On Education

  • Excerpt: "I am a strong proponent of public education, and also understand the value of parochial schools and the choice to home school children."

On Agriculture

  • Excerpt: "Farmers face many risks and challenges, and need to be able to reduce some of those risks by having crop insurance affordably available."

On Southwest Michigan

  • Excerpt: "I am so proud and blessed to have spent my life in this area, and will work hard in Lansing to see that the next generation can have opportunities to stay in southwest Michigan and have a great quality of life here."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pagel won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 78. He defeated David H. Mann and Brian Savage in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Jack Arbanas (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 78, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngDave Pagel 61.1% 23,227
     Democratic Jack Arbanas 38.9% 14,802
Total Votes 38,029
Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDave Pagel 67.9% 5,776
Brian Savage 17.5% 1,487
David Mann 14.6% 1,242
Total Votes 8,505

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pagel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Pagel raised a total of $17,005 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[4]

Dave Pagel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 78 Won $17,005
Grand Total Raised $17,005

2012

Pagel won election to the Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 in 2012. During that election cycle, Pagel raised a total of $17,005.
Michigan House of Representatives, District 78 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dave Pagel's campaign in 2012
Michigan Farm Bureau$5,000
Pagel, David$4,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,250
Common Sense Leadership Fund$1,000
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$17,005
Source:Follow the Money

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 78
2013–present
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