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Revision as of 12:24, 31 January 2013

Earl Poleski
Earl Poleski.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 64
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$71,865/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
Bachelor'sAlbion College, 1978
Master'sWalsh College
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Office website
Earl Poleski is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 64 since January 1, 2011.

Poleski has worked as a CPA since 1981.

Poleski graduated from Albion College in 1978, and received his Masters Degree in Taxation Science from Walsh College in 1986.

Committee assignments


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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012


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

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Education, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight, Audit, and Litigation, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on General Government, Chair
  • Subcommittee on School Aid, Vice Chair



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Poleski won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 64. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Barbara Shelton (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 64, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEarl Poleski Incumbent 56.2% 20,190
     Democratic Barbara Shelton 43.8% 15,729
Total Votes 35,919


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Poleski won election to the District 64 Seat in 2010. He defeated Jane Grover in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Martin Griffin (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 64 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Earl Poleski (R) 15,649
Martin Griffin (D) 10,777

Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.


In 2010, Poleski raised $141,942 in contributions. [2]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Poleski, Earl $29,340
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund $5,000
Michigan Association Of Cpas $5,000
Michigan Republican Party $5,000

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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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Earl Poleski received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Martin Griffin (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 64
Succeeded by