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Haugh won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 22. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Art Blundell]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
 
Haugh won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 22. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Art Blundell]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
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Revision as of 11:23, 10 December 2012

Harold Haugh
Harold Haugh.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 42
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Mayor, City of Roseville
2005-2008
Personal
ProfessionAssistant Director, International Regulations Department, General Motors
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Harold Haugh is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 42nd District since January 1, 2009.

Rep. Haugh was a 40-year employee of General Motors. In 1968, he joined the company as a mailroom clerk and worked his way up to become the assistant director of General Motors' International Regulations Department.

Haugh and his wife, Catherine, have four adult children and three grandchildren.

Previous offices held

He has served as an elected official for more than 20 years, including as a member of the Roseville Planning Commission, and the Roseville City Council, as chairman of the Parks and Recreation Commission, and most recently as the mayor of Roseville.

In 2006, Haugh was appointed to the Commission on Higher Education and Economic Development in Macomb County by Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm.

Political campaign history

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • 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.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • 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.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • 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.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • 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.


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Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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


Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Haugh won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 22. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Art Blundell (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 22, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHarold Haugh Incumbent 70.4% 24,077
     Republican Art Blundell 29.6% 10,134
Total Votes 34,211

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Haugh won re-election to the District 42 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Stuart Jason in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 42 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harold Haugh (D) 14,928
Stuart Jason (R) 7,497
Terry Mulawa (L) 857

2008

On November 04, 2008, Harold Haugh ran for District 42 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Greg Fleming and Daniel Flamand. [2]

Harold Haugh raised $49,140 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 42
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harold Haugh (D) 26,791
Greg Fleming (R) 9,697
Daniel Flamand (L) 1,560

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Haugh received $65,071 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Harold Haugh's campaign in 2010
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$4,550
Michigan Education Association$3,750
AFSCME$3,000
DTE Energy$2,250
Michigan Association Of Realtors$2,150
Total Raised in 2010 $65,071

2008

In 2008 Harold Haugh collected $49,140 in donations. [5]

His four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America $5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $5,000
Michigan Education Association $2,000
DPOA PAC $1,400

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Harold Haugh
N0891 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0854
HaroldHaugh@house.mi.gov

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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Harold Haugh received a 24% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Personal

Haugh and his wife Catherine have four children.

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