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  name                = Earl Poleski |
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|Project = SLP
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  |Name = Earl Poleski
  political position  = Michigan House of Representatives District 64 |
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  |Profile picture = Earl Poleski.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 64
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = January 1, 2011 - present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
  profession          = Accountant|
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=064 House site]|
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  |Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Earl Poleski''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 64 since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Earl Poleski''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 64.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
Poleski has worked as a CPA since 1981.
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==Biography==
 
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Poleski graduated from Albion College in 1978, and earned his master's degree in Taxation Science from Walsh College in 1986.  His professional experience includes working as a Certified Public Accountant.
Poleski graduated from Albion College in 1978, and received his Masters Degree in Taxation Science from Walsh College in 1986.
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==Committee assignments==
 
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Poleski served on the following committees:
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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 = Appropriations
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|Committee2 = Financial Liability Reform
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Poleski has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Poleski served on the following committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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* Subcommittee on Education, Vice Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight, Audit, and Litigation, Vice Chair
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* Subcommittee on General Government, Chair
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|State = Michigan
* Subcommittee on School Aid, Vice Chair
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
===2010===
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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Poleski won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<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 64, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Earl Poleski
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|candidate2 = Barbara Shelton
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|votes1 = 20190
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|votes2 = 15729
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Poleski
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|Full name=Earl Poleski
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 11, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144086 ''Follow the Money'', "Poleski, Earl." Retrieved June 11, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=108304
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 64]]
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|totalraised2010=141942
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 64]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Poleski
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|full Name = Earl Poleski
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139406
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 108304
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|org1 = Michigan Association Of CPAs
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|org2 = Jackson County Republican Committee
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|org3 = 300 Club Of Jackson, Michigan
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|org4 = Small Business Association Of Michigan
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|org5 =Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 3500
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|orgamount4 = 2500
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|orgamount5 = 2500
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Poleski
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|full Name = Earl Poleski
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125913
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 141942
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|org1 = Poleski, Earl
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|org2 = Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
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|org3 = Michigan Association Of Cpas
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|org4 = Michigan Republican Party
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|org5 = House Republican Campaign Committee of Michigan
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|orgamount1 = 29340
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 2515
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|}}
  
In 2010, Poleski raised $141,942 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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 25, 2012]</ref>
  
His four largest contributors were:
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Earl Poleski''' received a '''75%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
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==Recent news==
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| Poleski, Earl
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Earl+Poleski+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Earl Poleski News Feed}}
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| Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
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==External links==
| Align="Right" | $5,000
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*[http://reppoleski.gophouse.org Office website]
| Michigan Association Of Cpas
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87680 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87680 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125913 2010]
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Revision as of 14:11, 28 August 2013

Earl Poleski
Earl Poleski.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 64
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/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
Education
Bachelor'sAlbion College, 1978
Master'sWalsh College
Personal
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Earl Poleski is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 64. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Poleski graduated from Albion College in 1978, and earned his master's degree in Taxation Science from Walsh College in 1986. His professional experience includes working as a Certified Public Accountant.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Financial Liability Reform, Chair

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

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

2010

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

Comprehensive donor information for Poleski is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Poleski raised a total of $250,246 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[2]

Earl Poleski's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 64 Won $108,304
2010 Michigan State House, District 64 Won $141,942
Grand Total Raised $250,246

2012

Poleski won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Poleski raised a total of $108,304.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Earl Poleski's campaign in 2012
Michigan Association Of CPAs$5,000
Jackson County Republican Committee$5,000
300 Club Of Jackson, Michigan$3,500
Small Business Association Of Michigan$2,500
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
Total Raised in 2012$108,304
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Poleski won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Poleski raised a total of $141,942.

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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Earl + Poleski + Michigan + Legislature

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Political offices
Preceded by
Martin Griffin (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 64
2011–present
Succeeded by
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