|Michigan House of Representatives District 27|
| Assumed office|
| Current term ends|
Rep. Lipton, a patent attorney and Harvard Law graduate, also holds a bachelor's degree in chemistry from Williams College. Lipton lives in Huntington Woods with her husband, Marc, and their two children, Corey and Celia.
Previous offices held
She has served on a number of boards in the community, including as the public representative on the State Board of Accountancy, a position she was appointed to by Governor Granholm.
Political campaign history
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
- List of all of Ellen Lipton’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Ellen Lipton’s 24 missed roll-call votes
Committee Assignments, 2009-2010
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 27 General election (2010)|
|Ellen Lipton (D)||19,245|
|Michelangelo Fortuna III (R)||8,293|
|John Skosnik (L)||951|
Ellen Lipton raised $102,698 for her campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 27|
|Ellen Lipton (D)||31,758|
|David Micola (R)||10,099|
|Shelly Bane (L)||1,215|
In 2008 Ellen Lipton collected $102,698 in donations. 
Her seven largest contributors in 2008 were:
|United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America||$5,000|
|Operating Engineers Local 324||$1,000|
|Michigan Associaiton of CPAS||$1,000|
|Michigan Osteopathic Association||$1,000|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Ellen Lipton
N0791 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
- Ellen Lipton's campaign website
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Ellen Lipton
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
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- Michigan Votes - Ellen Lipton
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
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