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  |Name = Holly Hughes
 
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 91
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 91
  |Status = Former member
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  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2011 - 2013
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  |Tenure = January 1, 2015 - present
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 4, 2014|December 31, 2016]]
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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]]
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  |Profession = Small Business Owner
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Holly Hughes''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 91. She was first elected to the chamber in 2014.  Hughes previously served in the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing [[Michigan House of Representatives District 91|District 91]] from 2011 to 2013.
'''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.
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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.
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==Biography==
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Hughes earned her B.S. in Business from Michigan State University. Her professional experience includes owning a property management business and working for her husband's company Master Tag, which manufactures horticultural tags, and with her family business Bolema Lumber, a retail hardware and lumber company.
  
Hughes holds a Bachelors Degree in Business from Michigan State University.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2015 legislative session===
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At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hughes served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Committee1 = Commerce and Trade
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|Committee2 = Energy Policy
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|Committee3 = Health Policy
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|Committee4 = Military and Veterans Affairs
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|Chair4 = Majority Vice Chair
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|Committee5 =
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hughes served on these committees:
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* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
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* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
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* [[Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation]]
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* Statutory Committee on Michigan Capitol
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
 
===Campaign themes===
 
===Campaign themes===
Hughes's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.hollyhughes.com/ "hollyhughes," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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====2014====
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Hughes's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.hollyhughes.com/ ''hollyhughes,'' "Official Campaign Website," accessed August 1, 2014]</ref>
  
 
'''Jobs'''
 
'''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."
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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."
 
'''Healthcare'''
 
'''Healthcare'''
*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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*Excerpt: "We are judged by the way we treat our youngest and our oldest. Healthcare needs to be affordable and accessible for everyone."
 
'''Education'''
 
'''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."
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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."
 
'''Taxes'''
 
'''Taxes'''
*Excerpt:"You deserve to keep more of your money to support your family. Lower taxes facilitate business with job growth."
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*Excerpt: "You deserve to keep more of your money to support your family. Lower taxes facilitate business with job growth."
 
'''Environment'''
 
'''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."
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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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==Elections==
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===2014===
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==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hughes served on these committees:
 
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
 
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
 
* [[Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation]]
 
* Statutory Committee on Michigan Capitol
 
 
==Elections==
 
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''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:
 
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==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==
 
==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012]</ref>
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes'', "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012]</ref>
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
'''Holly Hughes''' received a '''71%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Holly Hughes''' received a '''71%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Hughes and her husband Richard have two children.
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Hughes and her husband, Richard, have two children.
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==Recent news==
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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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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Holly+Hughes+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Holly Hughes News Feed}}
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives District 91]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014]]
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=091 District 91 House website]
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*[http://gophouse.org/representatives/westmi/hughes/ Michigan House Republicans - Holly Hughes]
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*[http://www.hollyhughes.com/index.php Official campaign website]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MIHughesHolly Profile from Vote-USA]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105635 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105635 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105635 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105635 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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Holly Hughes
Holly Hughes.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 91
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2015 - present
Term ends
December 31, 2016
Years in position 0
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives, District 91
2011 - 2013
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1981
Personal
ProfessionSmall Business Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Holly Hughes is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 91. She was first elected to the chamber in 2014. Hughes previously served in the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 91 from 2011 to 2013.

Biography

Hughes earned her B.S. in Business from Michigan State University. Her professional experience includes owning a property management business and working for her husband's company Master Tag, which manufactures horticultural tags, and with her family business Bolema Lumber, a retail hardware and lumber company.

Committee assignments

2015 legislative session

At the beginning of the 2015 legislative session, Hughes served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2015
Commerce and Trade
Energy Policy
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs, Majority Vice Chair

2011-2012

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

Issues

Campaign themes

2014

Hughes's website highlighted 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."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Collene Lamonte was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Holly Hughes defeated Kevin Erb and Max Riekse in the Republican primary. Alan Jager ran as an independent candidate. Lamonte and Jager were defeated by Hughes in the general election.[2][3][4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 91 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHolly Hughes 46.5% 12,734
     Democratic Collene Lamonte Incumbent 46.3% 12,681
     Independent Alan Jager 7.2% 1,959
Total Votes 27,374
Michigan House of Representatives, District 91 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngHolly Hughes 68.1% 3,543
Max Riekse 17.3% 900
Kevin Erb 14.6% 759
Total Votes 5,202

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.[6]

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

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.[7][8]

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.[9]

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

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.[10]

January 2011 - March 2012

Holly Hughes received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[10]

Personal

Hughes and her husband, Richard, have two children.

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.

Holly Hughes News Feed

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See also

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Collene Lamonte (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 91
2015–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 91
2011 – 2013
Succeeded by
Collene Lamonte (D)