Henry Yanez

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Henry Yanez
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 25
Representative
In office
January 1, 2013 - Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/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
Personal
BirthdayAugust 28, 1957
Place of birthDetroit, MI
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Henry Yanez is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 25 since 2013.

Issues

Campaign Themes

Yanez's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

“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. "

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

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

Elections

2012

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. [2][3]

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, representing Michigan's 10th District. Yanez did not appear on the ballot.

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

Personal

Yanez is divorced and has two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Jonathan Switalski (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 25
2013–present
Succeeded by
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