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Hughes is opposed in the Republican primary on August 7 by [[Max Riekse]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012]</ref>
Hughes defeated [[Max Riekse]] in the Republican primary.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Revision as of 22:05, 7 August 2012

Holly Hughes
Holly Hughes.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 91
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1981
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Office website
Holly Hughes is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 91 since January 1, 2011.

Hughes is a small business owner in the area of property management. She has also worked for her husband's company Master Tag, which manufactures horticultural tags. Additionally, she has worked with her family business Bolema Lumber, a retail hardware and lumber company.

Hughes holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Michigan State University.

Committee assignments


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



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hughes defeated Max Riekse in the Republican primary.[1][2]


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hughes won election to the District 91 Seat in 2010. She defeated Ken Punter in the August 3 Republican primary. She defeated Ben Gillette (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 91 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Holly Hughes (R) 16,034
Ben Gillette (D) 12,628

Campaign donors


In 2010, Hughes raised $272,386 in contributions. [3]

Her six largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Hughes, Holly $105,535
House Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan $49,955
Michigan Republican Party $5,000
Second District Cong Cmt Michigan $5,000
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund $5,000
Kent County Republican Cmte $5,000

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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

Holly Hughes received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]


Hughes and her husband Richard have two children.

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