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Revision as of 09:33, 10 August 2010

David Agema
Dave Agema.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 74
Incumbent
Assumed office
2006
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession National Guard
Website House Site

Republican David Agema of Grandville is the current state representative for the 74th District of the Michigan House of Representatives serving his second term.

Rep. Agema was born in 1949 and raised in a middle class family. He is the only one of four children to graduate from college. Agema graduated from Calvin College in 1971 with a BA in economics and from Central Michigan University in 1975 with an MBA in business management and supervision. Agema has been married for more than 35 years to his wife Barb. They have three children and seven grandchildren. While family is his first priority, in his spare time he enjoys hunting, fishing and staying physically fit.

Previous Offices Held

None

Political Campaign History

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.


More Voting Record Details

Committee Assignments, 2009-2010

Elections

2008

On November 04, 2008, David Agema ran for District 74 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Leon Chase and Tracey Mclaughlin. [1]

David Agema raised $50,395 for his campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 74
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png David Agema (R) 36,207
Leon Chase (D) 13,421
Tracey Mclaughlin (L) 1,911

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 David Agema collected $50,395 in donations. [3]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,975
Michigan Farm Bureau $2,500
UPS $2,500
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $2,500
Gaffney Leadership Fund, Ed $2,000

Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. David Agema
N-1093 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-8900
DavidAgema@house.mi.gov

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 74
2006–present
Succeeded by
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