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}}{{tnr}}'''Fred Durhal, Jr.''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the 6th District since January 1, 2009.
 
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106619 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=16199 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35470 1998]
 
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Revision as of 14:27, 3 August 2012

Fred Durhal, Jr.
Fred Durhal.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 6
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sWayne State University
Personal
Place of birthRochester, NY
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Fred Durhal, Jr. is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 6th District since January 1, 2009.

He attended Wayne State University where he earned a degree in Political Science, Wayne County Community College, and the University of Phoenix for Public Administration. He is the father of four sons and two daughters

Previous offices held

Durhal served as Community Resource Specialist for the Michigan Economic Development Corp., Assistant to Mayor Coleman A. Young, District Director for Congresswoman Barbara Rose Collins, Legislative Aide to Wayne County Commissioner Bernard Parker, Deputy Director of the Detroit Charter Revision Commission, Legislative Aide to State Senator Jackie Vaughn, III, Communications Analyst for the Michigan House of Representatives Democratic Staff, Executive Director of the Michigan Legislative Black Caucus, Rent Subsidy Audit Clerk for the City of Detroit Housing Commission, and Executive Director, Virginia Park Citizens District Council.

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

  • Click below to see how this representative voted.
  • 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.

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Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Durhal has been appointed to these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Corrections
  • Subcommittee on Fiscal Oversight, Audit, and Litigation, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on General Government, Vice Chair

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Durhal served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Durhal is opposed by Renard Berry, Cynthia Ann Johnson, Mark Murphy, Jr., Nathaniel Nathan, and Tonya Renay Wells in the Democratic primary on August 7.[1]

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Durhal won re-election to the District 6 Seat in 2010. He defeated Renard Berry Sr., Marvin Crawford, Cynthia Johnson, Kofi-Akin Kenyatta and Denise Young in the August 3 Democratic primary. He faced Robert Midgett (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 6 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Fred Durhal, Jr. (D) 14,328
Robert Midgett (R) 519

2008

On November 04, 2008, Fred Durhal, Jr. ran unopposed for District 6 of the Michigan House of Representatives. [2]

Fred Durhal, Jr. raised $35,463 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Fred Durhal, Jr. (D) 28,156

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Durhal received $36,045 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Fred Durhal, Jr.'s campaign in 2010
Michigan Auto Workers$3,500
RDP & FF Association$2,500
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,800
DTE Energy$1,500
Total Raised in 2010 $36,045

2008

In 2008 Fred Durhal, Jr. collected $35,463 in donations. [5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Fred Durhal, Jr. $8,123
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,000
United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America $2,500
Michigan Education Association $1,025

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State


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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

Fred Durhal, Jr. received an 8% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Contact

Rep. Fred Durhal, Jr.
S0685 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0844
FredDurhal@house.mi.gov

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