Harvey Santana

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Harvey Santana
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Michigan House of Representatives District 10
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sEastern Michigan University
Master'sEastern Michigan University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Navy
Websites
Office website
Personal website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Harvey Santana is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 10th District since January 1, 2011.

Santana is a U.S. Navy veteran, and has served in Operation Desert Shield/Desert Storm and relief efforts in Bosnia, Somalia and Haiti. He has also worked as a transportation planner for an engineering firm.

Santana attended Henry Ford Community College. He graduated from Eastern Michigan University in 1999 with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science, and later with a Master's degree in Public Administration in 2005.

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Santana defeated Hussein Berry and William Scott Phillips in the Democratic primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 9 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHarvey Santana Incumbent 65.7% 4,875
William Scott Phillips 17.2% 1,275
Hussein Berry 17.1% 1,267
Total Votes 7,417


Campaign themes

A questionnaire distributed by the League of Women Voters asked the candidates to provide information about their legislative priorities and proposed actions regarding those priorities. Santana gave the following response:[2]

  • Decrease the corrections budget while increasing the public education budget
  • Expanding the current HYTA law up to age 26 and expand public work programs to provide an alternative to expensive incarceration.

"I have introduced bill 5214 to this effect."

  • Amend the Michigan Constitution allowing for a graduated State income tax along the lines of the one Ohio has

"I will introduce a bill to this effect."

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Santana won election to the District 10 Seat in 2010. He defeated Mia Griller, Khalid Irvin, Quentin Mallory, Stacy Pugh, David Stephen, Angela Stotts-McClary, Sean Thomas and Angy Webb in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Jasmine Ford (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 10 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Harvey Santana (D) 14,017
Jasmine Ford (R) 896

More voting record details

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Santana raised $41,724 in contributions. [3]

His five largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Santana, Harvey Santana $5,190
Santana, Sylvia $5,000
Declare Michigan Pac $2,000
MDP Hispanic Latino Caucus Pac $1,500
Michigan Auto Workers $1,500

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Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

  • Agriculture (Democratic Vice Chair)
  • Energy and Technology

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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Harvey Santana received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Santana and his wife Sylvia have one child.

External links

References

Political offices
Preceded by
Gabriel Leland
Michigan House of Representatives District 10
2011–present
Succeeded by
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