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|Position = Michigan State Senate District 6
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|Position         = U.S. House, Michigan, District 13
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{{tnr}}'''Glenn Anderson''' is a 2012 [[Democratic]] candidate seeking election to the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|the 13th Congressional District]] of [[Michigan]]. He is currently a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 6 since January 1, 2007.
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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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|Office website =http://www.senate.mi.gov/anderson/
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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.
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Anderson attended Michigan-Dearborn and Wayne State University. 
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==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
  
==Committee assignments==
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Anderson is running in the [[U.S. Congress elections, 2012|2012 election]] for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]], representing [[United States House of Representatives elections in Michigan, 2012|Michigan's]] [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|13th District]]. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.
===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson has been appointed to these committees:
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* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriations]], Vice Chair
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* Fiscal Agency Board of Governors
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* Subcommittee on Capital Outlay
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* Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Vice Chair
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* Subcommittee on Transportation
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* Subcommittee on the Department of Corrections, Vice Chair
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===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Anderson served on these committees:
 
* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriation]] <ref>[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/committees/standing.htm "Michigan Senate" List of Standing Committees]</ref>.
 
 
==Issues==
 
===Legislation===
 
====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.
 
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
Anderson is running for election to the [[U.S. House]] in 2012.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/10/state_senator_glenn_anderson_r.html ''Michigan Live'' "State Senator Glenn Anderson running for Congress in 13th District, may face John Conyers," October 27, 2011]</ref>
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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==Campaign donors==
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==State legislature committee assignments==
===2010===
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===2011-2012===
In 2010, Anderson received $403,285 in campaign donations.  The top contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 Contributions]</ref>
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson has been appointed to these committees:
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* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriations]], Vice Chair
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* Fiscal Agency Board of Governors
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* Subcommittee on Capital Outlay
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* Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Vice Chair
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* Subcommittee on Transportation
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* Subcommittee on the Department of Corrections, Vice Chair
  
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===2009-2010===
|Chamber = Michigan State Senate
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Anderson served on these committees:
|party = Democratic
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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>.
|total raised = $403,285
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|org1 = Michigan Senate Democratic Fund
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|org2 = Michigan Education Association
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|org3 = DTE Energy
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|org4 = Planned Parenthood Affiliates Of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgdonor1 = $141,507
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|orgdonor2 = $9,000
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|orgdonor3 = $6,850
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|orgdonor4 = $6,500
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|orgdonor5 = $6,050
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===2006===
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In 2006 Glenn Anderson collected $754,531 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90169 2006 contributors to Glenn Anderson]</ref>
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His two largest contributors in 2006 were:
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==Personal==
 
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Glenn is married to Gail Anderson.  They have two children and reside in Westland, Michigan.
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==Personal==
 
Glenn is married to Gail Anderson.  They have two children and reside in Westland, Michigan.
 
  
 
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Revision as of 10:50, 28 May 2012

Glenn Anderson
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Candidate for
U.S. House, Michigan, District 13
PartyDemocratic
Glenn Anderson is a 2012 Democratic candidate seeking election to the U.S. House representing the 13th Congressional District of Michigan. He is currently a Democratic member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 6 since January 1, 2007.

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012

Anderson is running in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 13th District. He is seeking the nomination on the Democratic ticket.

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. [1]

Anderson raised $754,531 for his campaign.[2]

Michigan State Senate, District 6
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Glenn Anderson (D) 52,500
Laura Toy (R) 47,596

State legislature 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:

Personal

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

Recent news

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