George Darany

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George Darany
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Michigan House of Representatives District 15
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Dearborn City Council
2007-2010
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
George Darany is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 15th District since January 1, 2011.

Darany served as a member of the Dearborn City Council from 2007 through 2010. He is the former owner and founder of Classic Trolley Co.

Darany holds a degree in Economics from the University of Michigan-Dearborn.

Issues

Campaign Themes

Darany's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Education Budget Deadline to July 1

  • Excerpt:"Our schools must have the resources to educate our children and to keep enough teachers in the classroom in order to prepare our students for good-paying jobs in the 21st century economy."

Ending Taxpayer-Funded Lifetime Health Care for (Future) State Lawmakers

  • Excerpt:"Our lawmakers must share in the sacrifice being asked of residents all across the state. As we work to reform our government, create jobs and get Michigan’s fiscal house back in order, it’s critical that our elected officials lead by example."

Effects of Revenue Sharing Cuts/ Public Safety

  • Excerpt:"Revenue sharing is vital to keeping Michigan’s families and neighborhoods safe. Unfortunately, all too often, revenue sharing is an easy target for cuts during tough budget times, and our residents and communities have paid the price."

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Darany ran unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7. The general election takes place on November 6.[2]

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Darany won election to the District 15 Seat in 2010. He defeated Stephen Dobkowski, Jr., Alex Shami and Linda Tafelski in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Suzanne Sareini (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 15 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png George Darany (D) 12,408
Suzanne Sareini (R) 10,221
Daryl Smith (U.S. Taxpayers of Michigan) 1,007

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Darany raised $86,198 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Michigan House Democratic Fund $21,358
Michigan Reg Council Of Carp $5,000
Hammel Leadership Fund $5,000
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association $5,000

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Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

  • Education
  • Health Policy
  • Military and Veterans Affairs
  • Homeland Security

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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

George Darany received a 15% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Gino Polidori
Michigan House of Representatives District 52
2011–present
Succeeded by
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