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Henry Yanez
Henry Yanez.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 25
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Date of birthAugust 28, 1957
Place of birthDetroit, Michigan
Office website
Campaign website
Henry Yanez is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 25. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.


Yanez's professional experience includes working as a firefighter and paramedic in Sterling Heights, MI.[1]

Committee assignments


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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Energy and Technology
Military and Veterans Affairs


Campaign themes


Yanez's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

“Fighting for Michigan Workers”

  • Excerpt: "The unions in Michigan and around the country have allowed workers to provide the American dream to future generations. To break that promise in this state is to destroy Michigan’s middle class."

“Fighting for your Tax Dollars”

  • Excerpt: "The key to bringing good jobs to our state is having an educated workforce, second to none. Our children need to know that education and knowledge is the power that will drive our state’s economic future out of this slump. I will also work to restore the $1.8 million in funding raided from our public schools."

“Keep Sterling Heights and Warren Safe”

  • Excerpt: "I will make sure tax dollars are used for important services like public safety and not to pay for tax breaks for corporations like big banks and insurance companies."



State House

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yanez won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 25. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Sean Clark (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[3][4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 25, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngHenry Yanez 51.4% 20,771
     Republican Sean Clark 48.6% 19,617
Total Votes 40,388

U.S. House

See also: Michigan's 10th Congressional District elections, 2012

Yanez ran in the 2012 election for the U.S. House to represent Michigan's 10th District. Yanez did not appear on the ballot.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Yanez is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Yanez raised a total of $122,426 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[5]

Henry Yanez's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 25 Won $122,426
Grand Total Raised $122,426


Yanez won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Yanez raised a total of $122,426.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Henry Yanez's campaign in 2012
Yanez, Henry J.$10,000
Michigan Professional Fire Fighters$5,000
Planned Parenthood Affiliates Of Michigan$5,000
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association$5,000
Segal For Michigan$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$122,426
Source: Follow the Money


Yanez is divorced and has two children.

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Preceded by
Jonathan Switalski (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 25
Succeeded by