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  |Profile picture = Holly Hughes.jpg
 
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 91
 
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 91
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former member
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = 2011 - 2013
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]]
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  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Base salary = $71,865/year
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  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Profession = Small Business Owner
 
  |Profession = Small Business Owner
 
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  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=091
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}}{{tnr}}'''Holly Hughes''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 91 since January 1, 2011.
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'''Holly Hughes''' was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 91 from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2013.
  
 
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 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.
 
Hughes holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Michigan State University.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Hughes's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.hollyhughes.com/ "hollyhughes," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Jobs'''
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*Excerpt:"Jobs are priority ONE, so that our children and grandchildren do not have to seek work elsewhere and can continue to call the Muskegon area home."
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'''Healthcare'''
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*Excerpt:"We are judged by the way we treat our youngest and our oldest. Healthcare needs to be affordable and accessible for everyone."
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'''Education'''
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*Excerpt:"As a former school board member, Holly Hughes understands that education is the key to a brighter future and higher quality of life in Michigan."
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'''Taxes'''
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*Excerpt:"You deserve to keep more of your money to support your family. Lower taxes facilitate business with job growth."
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'''Environment'''
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*Excerpt:"Holly Hughes has actively sought clean-up dollars from the federal and state government for the many contaminated Super Fund sites in Muskegon."
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hughes has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hughes served on these committees:
 
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
 
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
 
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
 
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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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Hughes ran for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 91. She defeated [[Max Riekse]] in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by [[Collene Lamonte]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<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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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 91, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|winner1 =  Collene Lamonte
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|candidate2 = Holly Hughes
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|candidate3 = Nick Sundquist
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|votes1 = 19257
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|votes2 = 18924
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
In 2010, Hughes raised $272,386 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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In 2010, Hughes raised $272,386 in contributions.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
Her six largest contributors were:
 
Her six largest contributors were:
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
  
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Holly + Hughes + Michigan + Legislature'''
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Holly + Hughes + Michigan + Legislature'''
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==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=091 House website]
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=091 District 91 House website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105635 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105635 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105635 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105635 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125997 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125997 2010]
  
 
==References==
 
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Revision as of 22:31, 23 March 2014

Holly Hughes
Holly Hughes.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 91
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1981
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Campaign website
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Holly Hughes was a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 91 from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2013.

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.

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Jobs

  • Excerpt:"Jobs are priority ONE, so that our children and grandchildren do not have to seek work elsewhere and can continue to call the Muskegon area home."

Healthcare

  • Excerpt:"We are judged by the way we treat our youngest and our oldest. Healthcare needs to be affordable and accessible for everyone."

Education

  • Excerpt:"As a former school board member, Holly Hughes understands that education is the key to a brighter future and higher quality of life in Michigan."

Taxes

  • Excerpt:"You deserve to keep more of your money to support your family. Lower taxes facilitate business with job growth."

Environment

  • Excerpt:"Holly Hughes has actively sought clean-up dollars from the federal and state government for the many contaminated Super Fund sites in Muskegon."


Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hughes served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hughes ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 91. She defeated Max Riekse in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by Collene Lamonte (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 91, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngCollene Lamonte 48.1% 19,257
     Republican Holly Hughes Incumbent 47.3% 18,924
     Libertarian Nick Sundquist 4.6% 1,856
Total Votes 40,037


Michigan House of Representatives, District 91 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHolly Hughes Incumbent 77.8% 3,627
Max Riekse 22.2% 1,036
Total Votes 4,663

2010

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.[3][4]

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

2010

In 2010, Hughes raised $272,386 in contributions.[5]

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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Holly + Hughes + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

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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

Holly Hughes received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Personal

Hughes and her husband Richard have two children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 91
2011 – 2013
Succeeded by
Collene Lamonte (D)