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Howard Walker
Howard Walker.jpg
Michigan State Senate, District 37
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives, District 104
2003 – 2009
Traverse City School Board
1996 – 1998
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan Technological University
Personal
BirthdayDecember 12, 1954
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Howard Walker (b. December 12, 1954) is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing the District 37. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Walker served in the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 104 from 2003 to 2009.

Biography

Walker earned his degree in Forestry from Michigan Technological University. His professional experience includes owning a land surveying business and working in the oil and gas industries.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Energy and Technology

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Walker served on the following committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Walker won election to the 37th District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Bob Carr (D) in the November 2 general election.[1]

Michigan State Senate, District 37 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Howard Walker (R) 62,697
Bob Carr (D) 34,122

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Walker is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Walker raised a total of $588,829 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[2]

Howard Walker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 37 Not up for election $84,969
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 37 Won $223,872
2006 Michigan State House, District 104 Won $60,720
2004 Michigan State House, District 104 Won $68,814
2002 Michigan State House, District 104 Won $150,454
Grand Total Raised $588,829

2012

Walker was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $84,969.

2010

Walker won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $223,872.

2006

Walker won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $60,720.

2004

Walker won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $68,814.

2002

Walker won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Walker raised a total of $150,454.

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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Howard Walker received a 66% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Personal

Walker and his wife, Dianne, have one daughter.

Recent news

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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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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan State Senate District 37
2011–present
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