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  |Name = Gail Haines
 
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 43
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 43
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former member | votespotter=yes
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
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  |Tenure = 2009 - 2015
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gail Haines''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 43 since January 1, 2009.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Gail Haines''' is a former [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 43.  She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Haines did not seek re-election in 2014.
  
Rep. Haines received her bachelor of science in education from State University of New York, and her master's degree in education from Nazareth College. Haines is a 12-year public school teacher, serving also as a middle- and high school coach. She has been married to her husband for 26 years and they have one son.
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Haines served on the Lake Angelus City Council and as community liaison for former state Rep. Fran Amos.
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==Biography==
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Haines earned her B.S. in education from State University of New York and her master's degree in education from Nazareth College. Her professional experience includes working as a public school teacher, serving also as a middle and high school coach.
 
   
 
   
==Previous offices held==
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==Issues==
 
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===Voting record===
former Lake Angelus City Council member, Haines has also served the 43rd District as community liaison for former state Rep. Fran Amos.
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====Key votes of 2009-2010====
 
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==Voting record==
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===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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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====More voting record details====
===More voting record details===
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*List of all of Gail Haines’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2013&EntityID=16760&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
*List of all of Gail Haines’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16760&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
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*List of Gail Haines’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16760&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2013 missed roll-call votes]  
*List of Gail Haines’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16760&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 1 missed roll-call votes]  
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Haines served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Haines served on the following committees:
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Haines served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Haines served on the following committees:
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Haines won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 43. She defeated [[Paul J. Greenawalt]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Neil Billington]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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Haines won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 43. She defeated [[Paul J. Greenawalt]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Neil Billington]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' "Election Results - Primary Election - August 07, 2012," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12GEN/12GENall.html ''Michigan Department of State'', "Election Results - General Election - November 06, 2012," accessed November 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Haines won re-election to the District 43 Seat in 2010.  She defeated [[Neil Billington]]  in the August 3 Republican primary. She defeated [[Regina Strong]] (D) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Haines won re-election to the District 43 seat in 2010.  She defeated [[Neil Billington]]  in the August 3 Republican primary. She defeated [[Regina Strong]] (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>
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008]]''
  
On November 04, 2008, Gail Haines ran for District 43 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Scott Hudson and Paul Greenawalt. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08043000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Haines ran for District 43 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Scott Hudson and Paul Greenawalt.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08043000.html ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "Election Results - General Election - November 04, 2008," accessed May 30, 2014]</ref>
  
Gail Haines raised $168,969 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106678 ''Follow the Money's report on Haines' 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Haines raised $168,969 for her campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106678 ''Follow the Money'', "Haines, Gail," accessed May 30, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign contributions==
 
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Haines%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
 
 
===Contact===
 
Rep. Gail Haines<br>
 
N-892 House Office Building<br>
 
P.O. Box 30014<br>
 
Lansing, MI  48933<br>
 
(517) 373-0615<br>
 
GailHaines@house.mi.gov<br>
 
  
 
==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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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 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
'''Gail Haines''' received a '''77%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Gail Haines''' received a '''77%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Personal==
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Haines is married with one son.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
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*[http://www.votegailhaines.com/ Gail Haines' campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000081/gail-haines/ Profile from Open States]
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=43 Michigan Legislature - Representative Gail Haines]  
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105487 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105487 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105487 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105487 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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Gail Haines
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 43
Former member
In office
2009 - 2015
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sState University of New York
Master'sNazareth College
CandidateVerification
Gail Haines is a former Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 43. She was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Haines did not seek re-election in 2014.

Haines served on the Lake Angelus City Council and as community liaison for former state Rep. Fran Amos.

Biography

Haines earned her B.S. in education from State University of New York and her master's degree in education from Nazareth College. Her professional experience includes working as a public school teacher, serving also as a middle and high school coach.

Issues

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.

More voting record details

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Health Policy, Chair
Michigan Competitiveness
Military and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Haines served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Haines won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 43. She defeated Paul J. Greenawalt in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Neil Billington (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1][2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 43, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngGail Haines Incumbent 65.7% 31,510
     Democratic Neil Billington 34.3% 16,476
Total Votes 47,986

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Haines won re-election to the District 43 seat in 2010. She defeated Neil Billington in the August 3 Republican primary. She defeated Regina Strong (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 43 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gail Haines (R) 17,294
Regina Strong (D) 9,064
Susan Phillips (U.S. Taxpayers of Michigan) 1,056

2008

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Haines ran for District 43 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Scott Hudson and Paul Greenawalt.[5]

Haines raised $168,969 for her campaign.[6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 43
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Gail Haines (R) 20,219
Scott Hudson (D) 19,373
Paul Greenawalt (UST) 1,460

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Haines is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Haines raised a total of $397,424 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[7]

Gail Haines's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 43 Won $130,061
2010 Michigan State House, District 43 Won $98,394
2008 Michigan State House, District 43 Won $168,969
Grand Total Raised $397,424

2012

Haines won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Haines raised a total of $130,061.

2010

Haines won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Haines raised a total of $98,394.

2008

Haines won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Haines raised a total of $106,678.

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.[8]

January 2011 - March 2012

Gail Haines received a 77% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[8]

Personal

Haines is married with one son.

Recent news

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

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

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See also

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 43
2009–2015
Succeeded by
Jim Tedder (R)