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Ed McBroom
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 108
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'sNorthern Michigan University
Personal
ProfessionDairy Farmer
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Ed McBroom is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 108. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

McBroom earned his bachelor's degree in Music Education and Social Studies Education from Northern Michigan University in 2005. His professional experience includes working as a dairy farmer and substitute teacher.

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

McBroom's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Family

  • Excerpt: "I believe strongly that family is the foundation for our civil society. We must encourage strong families, marriages, and communities."

Life

  • Excerpt: "I am unashamedly pro-life. God has created us and stamped His image on us. Let us not shy away from standing for life in the womb and out of it."

Business and work

  • Excerpt: "We must have regulatory reform that puts people and their ability to earn a living first while still protecting our environment and resources. "

Guns and hunting

  • Excerpt: "The second amendment guarantees our rights to own firearms and I stand strongly for that correct interpretation."

Education

  • Excerpt: "I believe strongly in education. It is an important investment in our state’s future."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Natural Resources
Regulatory Reform, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McBroom 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. Grant Carlson is unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Ed McBroom is unopposed in the Republican primary.[2]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

McBroom won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 108. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Sharon Gray (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 108, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngEd McBroom Incumbent 54.6% 22,396
     Democratic Sharon Gray 45.4% 18,653
Total Votes 41,049

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

McBroom won election to the District 108 seat in 2010. He defeated Mike Falcon, Gaylord Jones, Brady Nelson and Bruce Rosen in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Judy Nerat (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 108 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ed McBroom (R) 17,734
Judy Nerat (D) 11,870

Campaign donors

2012

McBroom won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McBroom raised a total of $122,469.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Ed McBroom's campaign in 2012
Michigan Farm Bureau$5,000
Business Leaders for Michigan$5,000
DTE Energy$5,000
Republican Victory Committee of Michigan$5,000
Stamas Leadership Fund$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$122,469

2010

McBroom won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, McBroom raised a total of $131,905.

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

Ed McBroom received a 58% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, McBroom's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[7]

Personal

McBroom and his wife, Sarah, have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Judy Nerat (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 108
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
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