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  |Name = Earl Poleski
 
  |Name = Earl Poleski
 
  |Profile picture = Earl Poleski.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Earl Poleski.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 64
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 64
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
  |Tenure = January 1, 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = January 1, 2011 - present
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
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  |Profession = Certified Public Accountant
 
  |Profession = Certified Public Accountant
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=064
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  |Office website = http://reppoleski.gophouse.org
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{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==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Poleski served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Poleski served on the following committees:
  
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
{{Committee Assignments
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD64 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
{{Votebox |
 
{{Votebox |
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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," accessed 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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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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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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|new = no
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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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|new = yes
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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"/>
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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==Endorsements==
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===2014===
| Poleski, Earl
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In 2014, Poleski's endorsements include:
| Align="Right" | $29,340
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*Right to Life of Michigan<ref>[https://secure.rtl.org/apps/elections/listing ''Right to Life of Michigan'', "Elections," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref>
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| Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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| Michigan Association Of Cpas
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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| Michigan Republican Party
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|}
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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==Scorecards==
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==See also==
===Tea Party Scorecard===
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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>
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
====January 2011 - March 2012====
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
'''Earl Poleski''' received a '''75%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=064 House website]
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*[http://reppoleski.gophouse.org Office website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87680 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000102/earl-poleski/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87680 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87680 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87680 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125913 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125913 2010]
  
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Latest revision as of 19:22, 18 June 2014

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

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will consist of a primary election on August 5, 2014, and a general election on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Brenda Pilgrim is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Earl Poleski is unopposed in the Republican primary.[1]

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.[2]

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.[3][4]

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.[5]

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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Earl Poleski received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Poleski's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[7]

Recent news

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

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Earl Poleski News Feed

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See also

External links

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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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