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name                = Glenn Anderson |
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|Name = Glenn Anderson
political position  = Michigan Senate District 6 |
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|Profile picture =Anderson.jpg
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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|Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{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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|Base salary = $71,685/year
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|Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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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.glennandersonforcongress.com/home
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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. He lost his 2012 campaign for the [[U.S. House elections, 2012|U.S. House]] representing [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012|the 13th Congressional District]] of [[Michigan]].
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Anderson served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriations
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson served on these [[Michigan State Senate]] committees:
* [[Appropriation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Appropriations]], Vice Chair
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* Fiscal Agency Board of Governors, Member
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{{Committee Assignments
* Subcommittee on Capital Outlay, Member
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* Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Vice Chair
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|State = Michigan
* Subcommittee on * [[Transportation Committee, Michigan State Senate|Transportation]], Vice Chair
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|year = 2011
* Subcommittee on the Department of Corrections, Vice Chair
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriation
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Anderson served on these committees:
 
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>.
 
  
==District 6==
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{{Committee Assignments
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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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Appropriation
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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan's 13th congressional district elections, 2012]]''
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Anderson ran 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 was defeated by incumbent [[John Conyers, Jr.]] in August 7 the Democratic primary.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_US_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS Associated Press primary results]</ref>
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=  Michigan's 13th Congressional District
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|party= Democratic
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|winner1 =John Conyers, Jr.
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|Inc1 = N
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|candidate2 =Glenn Anderson
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|candidate3 =Shanelle Jackson
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|candidate4 =Bert Johnson
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|candidate5 =John Goci
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|votes1 =38371
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|votes2 =12586
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|votes3 =8708
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|votes4 =6928
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|votes5 =2664
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010]]''
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Anderson
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|Full name=Glenn Anderson
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|year=2000
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|Editdate= March 28, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5542 ''Follow the Money'', "Anderson, Glenn S." Retrieved May 28, 2013]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=4525
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|result2012=N/A
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|office2012=Michigan State Senate, District 6
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|totalraised2010=403285
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|Michigan State Senate, District 6]]
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|totalraised2008=136740
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|result2008=N/A
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|office2008=Michigan State Senate, District 6
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|totalraised2006=754531
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2006|Michigan State Senate, District 6]]
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|totalraised2004=32445
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2004|Michigan State House, District 18]]
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|totalraised2002=35715
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2002|Michigan State House, District 18]]
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|totalraised2000=62442
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|result2000=Won
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|office2000=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2000|Michigan State House, District 18]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Anderson
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|full Name = Glenn Anderson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134960
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 4525
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|org1 = Michigan Association of Realtors
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|org2 = Ford Motor Co.
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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|org4 = Michigan Credit Union League
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|org5 = United Transportation Union
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|orgamount1 = 700
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|orgamount2 = 500
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|orgamount3 = 400
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|orgamount4 = 200
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|orgamount5 = 200
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|}}
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Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the [[Federal Election Commission]] during the [[United States Congress elections, 2012|2012 elections season]]. Below are Anderson's reports.<ref>[http://query.nictusa.com/cgi-bin/cancomsrs/?_12+H2MI13121 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Glenn Anderson's Summary Report," Accessed July 2, 2012]</ref>
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{{Campaign finance reports
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|Name = Glenn Anderson (2012)
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|Political Party = Democratic
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|Report 1 = April Quarterly<ref>[http://images.nictusa.com/pdf/870/12970966870/12970966870.pdf#navpanes=0 ''Federal Election Commission'' "Glenn Anderson April Quarterly," Accessed July 2, 2012]</ref>
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|Date 1 = March 31, 2012
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|Beginning Balance 1 = 56473.79
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|Total Contributions 1 = 69414.57
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|Expenditures 1= 51420.32
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|Cash on Hand 1 = 74468.04
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name=Anderson
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|full name=Glenn Anderson
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|reference=http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125754
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|party = Democratic
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|new=no
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|total raised = 403285
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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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|orgamount1= 141507
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|orgamount2= 9000
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|orgamount3= 6850
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|orgamount4= 6500
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|orgamount5= 6050
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|}}
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===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Anderson
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|full Name = Glenn Anderson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97553
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 136740
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|org1 = Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters
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|org2 = Citizens For Glenn Anderson
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|org3 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org5 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount1 = 8300
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|orgamount2 = 6827
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|orgamount3 = 6500
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 3950
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|}}
  
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
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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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Anderson
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|full Name = Glenn Anderson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90169
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 754531
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|org1 = Senate Democratic Fund Of Michigan
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|org2 = Citizens For Glenn Anderson
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|org3 = Upper Peninsula Voice
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|org4 = Citizens For A New Majority
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|org5 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount1 = 511723
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|orgamount2 = 20000
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 10000
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|}}
  
His two largest contributors in 2006 were:  
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Anderson
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|full Name = Glenn Anderson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68385
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 32445
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|org1 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org2 = Michigan Education Association
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = Michigan Road Builders Association
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|org5 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|orgamount1 = 3250
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|orgamount2 = 2100
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|orgamount3 = 1750
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|orgamount4 = 1600
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|orgamount5 = 1394
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===2002===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 2002
| Senate Democratic Fund of Michigan  
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|name = Anderson
| align="right" | $511,723
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|full Name = Glenn Anderson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2764
| Citizens for Glenn Anderson
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
| align="right" | $20,000
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 35715
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|org1 = United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers Of America
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|org2 = County Road Association Of Michigan Rural & Urban Streets
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|org3 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Road Builders Association
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|org5 = Michigan Credit Union League
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|orgamount1 = 2500
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|orgamount2 = 1775
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|orgamount3 = 1740
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|orgamount4 = 1275
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|orgamount5 = 1275
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|}}
  
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===2000===
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{{SLP donor box 2000
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|name = Anderson
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|full Name = Glenn Anderson
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35976
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 62442
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|org1 = Michigan Laborers District Council
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|org2 = Generations PAC
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|org3 = Michigan Council Of Service Employees
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|org4 = Lead Michigan PAC
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|org5 = United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers Of America
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 3500
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|orgamount3 = 3333
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|orgamount4 = 3000
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|orgamount5 = 2500
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|}}
  
===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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==Scorecards==
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
* [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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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>
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12976 Driver Responsibility Fees], Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
*[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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'''Glenn Anderson''' received a '''14%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
*[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.
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
 
Glenn is married to Gail Anderson.  They have two children and reside in Westland, Michigan.
 
Glenn is married to Gail Anderson.  They have two children and reside in Westland, Michigan.
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Glenn + Anderson + Michigan + Senate'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Glenn+Anderson+Michigan+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Glenn Anderson News Feed</rss>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=38134 Project Vote Smart summary]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=38134 Project Vote Smart summary]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=38134 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=38134 Project Vote Smart biography]
*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97553 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90169 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68385 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2764 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35976 2000]
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*Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134960 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125754 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=97553 2008], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90169 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68385 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2764 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35976 2000]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=11&Keywords=&op=Search Voting record from Michigan Votes]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=11&Keywords=&op=Search Voting record from Michigan Votes]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Glenn-Anderson-For-State-Senate/102991266408204?v=wall Senator Anderson's campaign facebook]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/pages/Glenn-Anderson-For-State-Senate/102991266408204?v=wall Senator Anderson's campaign facebook]
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Revision as of 09:19, 11 June 2013

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$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
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. He lost his 2012 campaign for the U.S. House representing the 13th Congressional District of Michigan.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Anderson served on these Michigan State Senate committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

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

Anderson ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House, representing Michigan's 13th District. He was defeated by incumbent John Conyers, Jr. in August 7 the Democratic primary.[1]

Michigan's 13th Congressional District Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Conyers, Jr. 55.4% 38,371
Glenn Anderson 18.2% 12,586
Shanelle Jackson 12.6% 8,708
Bert Johnson 10% 6,928
John Goci 3.8% 2,664
Total Votes 69,257

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

Comprehensive donor information for Anderson is available dating back to 2000. Based on available campaign finance records, Anderson raised a total of $1,429,683 during that time period. This information was last updated on March 28, 2013.[4]

Glenn Anderson's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 6 Not up for election $4,525
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 6 Won $403,285
2008 Michigan State Senate, District 6 Not up for election $136,740
2006 Michigan State Senate, District 6 Won $754,531
2004 Michigan State House, District 18 Won $32,445
2002 Michigan State House, District 18 Won $35,715
2000 Michigan State House, District 18 Won $62,442
Grand Total Raised $1,429,683

2012

Anderson was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $4,525.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Glenn Anderson, Michigan Senator's campaign in 2012
Michigan Association of Realtors$700
Ford Motor Co.$500
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan$400
Michigan Credit Union League$200
United Transportation Union$200
Total Raised in 2012$4,525
Source:Follow the Money

Candidates for Congress were required to file up to seven main reports with the Federal Election Commission during the 2012 elections season. Below are Anderson's reports.[5]

Glenn Anderson (2012) Campaign Finance Reports
ReportDate FiledBeginning BalanceTotal Contributions
for Reporting Period
ExpendituresCash on Hand
April Quarterly[6]March 31, 2012$56,473.79$69,414.57$(51,420.32)$74,468.04
Running totals
$69,414.57$(51,420.32)

2010

Anderson won re-election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $403,285.

2008

Anderson was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2008. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $136,740.

2006

Anderson won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $754,531.

2004

Anderson won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $32,445.

2002

Anderson won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $35,715.

2000

Anderson won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2000. During that election cycle, Anderson raised a total of $62,442.

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Glenn Anderson received a 14% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

Personal

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

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