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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Slavens served on these committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Slavens served on these committees:
* [[Families and Children's Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Families and Children's Services]], Vice Chair
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* [[Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation, Michigan House of Representatives|Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation]]
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* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Regulatory Reform]]
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources, Tourism and Outdoor Recreation
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|Committee3 = Regulatory Reform  
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Slavens served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Slavens served on these committees:
* [[Ethics and Elections Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Ethics and Elections]]
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* [[Families and Children's Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Families and Children's Services]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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* [[Senior Health, Security and Retirement Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Senior Health, Security and Retirement]]
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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 = Ethics and Elections  
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|Committee2 = Families and Children's Services  
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|Committee3 = Health Policy  
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|Committee4 = Senior Health, Security and Retirement  
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Slavens
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|Full name=Dian Slavens
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|year=2008
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|Editdate=June 1, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9725 ''Follow the Money'', "Slavens, Dian." Retrieved June 1, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=122751
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 21]]
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|totalraised2010=438281
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 21]]
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|totalraised2008=140615
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 21]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
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|name = Slavens
In 2010, Slavens received $438,281 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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|full name = Dian Slavens
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 122751
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|org1 = Slavens, Dian
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|org2 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org3 = Michigan Education Association
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|org4 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|org5 = Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters
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|orgamount1 = 13790
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|orgamount2 = 6000
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|orgamount3 = 6000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2010===
|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Slavens
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|full name = Dian Slavens
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125589
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
|total raised = $438,281
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|total raised = 438281
 
|org1 = Michigan House Democratic Fund
 
|org1 = Michigan House Democratic Fund
 
|org2 = Slavens, Dian
 
|org2 = Slavens, Dian
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|org4 = Planned Parenthood Affiliates Of Michigan
 
|org4 = Planned Parenthood Affiliates Of Michigan
 
|org5 = Michigan Auto Workers
 
|org5 = Michigan Auto Workers
|orgdonor1 = $288,772
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|orgamount1 = 288772
|orgdonor2 = $17,133
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|orgamount2 = 17133
|orgdonor3 = $5,400
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|orgamount3 = 5400
|orgdonor4 = $5,000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
|orgdonor5 = $5,000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
In 2008 Dian Slavens collected $140,615 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106880 2008 contributors to Dian Slavens]</ref>
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|name = Slavens
 
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|full name = Dian Slavens
Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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| Dian Slavens
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|total raised = 140615
| align="right" | $5,794
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|org1 = Slavens, Dian
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|org2 = Michigan List
| Dillon Leadership Fund
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|org3 = Michigan Auto Workers
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|org4 = MDSCC
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|org5 = Michigan House Democratic Fund
| Michigan Auto Workers
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|orgamount1 = 5794
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
| Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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| American Federation of State County & Municipal Employees
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==Campaign contributions==
 
==Campaign contributions==

Revision as of 19:00, 1 June 2013

Dian Slavens
Dian Slavens.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 21
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
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
Personal
ProfessionRespiratory Therapist
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Dian Slavens is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 21 since January 1, 2009.

Rep. Slavens holds an associate degree in applied science and certification as a respiratory therapist from Oakland Community College. She and her husband Mark Slavens, who is a 3rd Circuit Court Judge in Wayne County, have three children, Damey, Patrick and Molly, and one grandson, Evan.

Previous offices held

None. Previously, Dian Slavens worked as a respiratory therapist for more than 20 years, first at William Beaumont Hospital and later at Henry Ford Hospital.

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • 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

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Families, Children, and Seniors
Military and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Slavens served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Slavens won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 21. She defeated Kiz Ahamiojie in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Joe Barnabei (R) in the general election which took place on November 6.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 21, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngDian Slavens Incumbent 61.6% 26,605
     Republican Joe Barnabei 38.4% 16,590
Total Votes 43,195


Michigan House of Representatives, District 21 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngDian Slavens Incumbent 91.2% 5,471
Kiz Ahamiojie 8.8% 527
Total Votes 5,998

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Slavens won re-election to the District 21 Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Lori Levi in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 21 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dian Slavens (D) 18,201
Lori Levi (R) 17,320

2008

On November 04, 2008, Dian Slavens ran for District 21 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Todd LaJoy and Brian Cronan. [2]

Dian Slavens raised $140,615 for her campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 21
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Dian Slavens (D) 27,805
Todd LaJoy (R) 24,204
Brian Cronan (NPA) 1,784

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Slavens is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Slavens raised a total of $701,647 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[4]

Dian Slavens's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 21 Won $122,751
2010 Michigan State House, District 21 Won $438,281
2008 Michigan State House, District 21 Won $140,615
Grand Total Raised $701,647

2012

Slavens won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Slavens raised a total of $122,751.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Dian Slavens's campaign in 2012
Slavens, Dian$13,790
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$6,000
Michigan Education Association$6,000
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association$5,000
Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$122,751
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Slavens won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Slavens raised a total of $438,281.

2008

Slavens won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Slavens raised a total of $140,615.

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

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.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Dian Slavens received a 17% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

Recall effort

A Republican group started a recall campaign against Slavens and fellow Democratic state Reps. Phil Cavanagh and Tim Bledsoe in the fall of 2011. Early in January 2012, attorney and GOP strategist Stu Sandler said they would be suspending all three recalls.[6]

Contact

Rep. Dian Slavens
S0785 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-2575
DianSlavens@house.mi.gov

Personal

Slavens and her husband Mark have three children.

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