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name                = Glenn Anderson |
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|Name = Glenn Anderson
political position  = Michigan Senate District 6 |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Michigan State Senate District 6
assumed office      = 2007 |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2015]] |
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|Tenure =2007 - present
political party     = [[Democratic]] |
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2015]]
profession          = Legislator |
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|Assumed office = 2007
  website             = [http://www.senate.mi.gov/anderson/ Senate site] |
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|Base salary = $71,865/year
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|Last election = [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|First elected =November 2006
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|Term limits = [[State legislatures with term limits|2 terms (8 years)]]
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|Next election = [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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|Prior office =[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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|Prior office years =2000 – 2006
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|Prior office 2 =Westland City Council
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|Prior office 2 years =1991 – 2000
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|Birthday =February 8, 1954
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|Place of birth =Carthage, Tennessee
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|Office website =http://www.senate.mi.gov/anderson/
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|Campaign website =http://www.andersonforsenate.com/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Glenn Anderson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 6 since January 1, 2007.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Glenn Anderson''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 6 since January 1, 2007.
  
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* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriation]] <ref>[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committees/standing.htm "Michigan Senate" List of Standing Committees]</ref>.
 
* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriation]] <ref>[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committees/standing.htm "Michigan Senate" List of Standing Committees]</ref>.
  
==District 6==
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==Issues==
Thomas represents Michigan Senate District 6. District 6 includes the Detroit suburbs of Garden City, Livonia, Redford Township, and Westland<ref>[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/2003/6.pdf "Michigan Senate" Map of Senate Districts]</ref>.
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===Legislation===
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====Key votes of 2009-2010====
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*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
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* [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/12976 Driver Responsibility Fees], Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12780 Crony Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12632 Golf Carts], Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12005 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.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Mandate Beer Keg Buyer’s Tags], Lawmakers voting on whether TO MANDATE beer keg buyer's tags.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Remonumentation of State Border], Lawmakers voting on whether to appropriate funds up to $500,000 for remonumentation of the Michigan-Indiana border.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Fire Safe Cigarettes], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXPAND DUTIES of and rename government's Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 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.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 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.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11469 A Good Tax Gone Bad?], Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11219 It’s From the Children], Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10862 Don’t Blame Canada], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN Canadian trash from Michigan landfills.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10864 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.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 2], Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 3], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10494 Grapes of Wrath], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
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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.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10499 Presidential Privileges], Lawmakers voting on whether to require state workers to either work on President's Day or take the day off as an unpaid holiday.
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===Key votes of 2009-2010===
 
*<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/12976 Driver Responsibility Fees], Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12780 Crony Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12632 Golf Carts], Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12005 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Mandate Beer Keg Buyer’s Tags], Lawmakers voting on whether TO MANDATE beer keg buyer's tags.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Remonumentation of State Border], Lawmakers voting on whether to appropriate funds up to $500,000 for remonumentation of the Michigan-Indiana border.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Fire Safe Cigarettes], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXPAND DUTIES of and rename government's Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11469 A Good Tax Gone Bad?], Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11219 It’s From the Children], Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10862 Don’t Blame Canada], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN Canadian trash from Michigan landfills.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10864 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 2], Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 3], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10494 Grapes of Wrath], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
 
*[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/10499 Presidential Privileges], Lawmakers voting on whether to require state workers to either work on President's Day or take the day off as an unpaid holiday.
 
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==

Revision as of 14:42, 18 November 2011

Glenn Anderson
Anderson.jpg
Michigan State Senate District 6
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives
2000 – 2006
Westland City Council
1991 – 2000
Personal
BirthdayFebruary 8, 1954
Place of birthCarthage, Tennessee
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Glenn Anderson is a Democratic member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 6 since January 1, 2007.

Anderson attended Michigan-Dearborn and Wayne State University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Appropriations, Vice Chair
  • Fiscal Agency Board of Governors
  • Subcommittee on Capital Outlay
  • Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Transportation
  • Subcommittee on the Department of Corrections, Vice Chair

2009-2010

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

Issues

Legislation

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.
  • 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.
  • Mandate Beer Keg Buyer’s Tags, Lawmakers voting on whether TO MANDATE beer keg buyer's tags.
  • Remonumentation of State Border, Lawmakers voting on whether to appropriate funds up to $500,000 for remonumentation of the Michigan-Indiana border.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXPAND DUTIES of and rename government's Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs.
  • 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.
  • Don’t Blame Canada, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN Canadian trash from Michigan landfills.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Presidential Privileges, Lawmakers voting on whether to require state workers to either work on President's Day or take the day off as an unpaid holiday.

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Anderson won re-election to the 6th District Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Republican John Pastor in the November 2 general election.

Michigan State Senate, District 6 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Anderson (D) 46,471
John Pastor (R) 37,001

2008

On November 07, 2006, Anderson ran for District 6 of the Michigan State Senate, beating Laura Toy. [2]

Anderson raised $754,531 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan State Senate, District 6
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Anderson (D) 52,500
Laura Toy (R) 47,596

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006 Glenn Anderson collected $754,531 in donations. [4]

His two largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Senate Democratic Fund of Michigan $511,723
Citizens for Glenn Anderson $20,000

Personal

Glenn is married to Gail Anderson. They have two children and reside in Westland, Michigan.

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