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Glenn Anderson, Michigan Senator

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Glenn Anderson
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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. He was first elected to the chamber in 2006.

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 the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan's 13th Congressional District elections, 2012

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

U.S. House, Michigan District 13 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

2006

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2006

On November 7, 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

Anderson and his wife, Gail, have two children.

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