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Crawford's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.hughcrawford.org/ "hughcrawford," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Crawford served on these committees:
 
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Crawford served on these committees:
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]]
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* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Crawford served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Crawford served on these committees:
* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Regulatory Reform]]
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Energy and Technology  
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|Committee2 = Health Policy  
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|Committee3 = Regulatory Reform  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Crawford
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|Full name=Hugh Crawford
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|year=2008
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|Editdate=June 10, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9135 ''Follow the Money'', "Crawford, Hugh D." Retrieved June 10, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=27966
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 38]]
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|totalraised2010=22696
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 38]]
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|totalraised2008=81679
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
===2010===
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|name = Crawford
In 2010, Crawford received $22,696 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|full Name = Hugh Crawford
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 27966
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|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org2 = DTE Energy
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|org3 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = Meijer, Inc.
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 2800
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|orgamount3 = 2700
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|orgamount4 = 2500
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
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===2010===
|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Crawford
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $22,696
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125873
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|total raised = 22696
 
|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org2 = DTE Energy
 
|org2 = DTE Energy
 
|org3 = CMS Energy
 
|org3 = CMS Energy
|org4 = ITC Holdings Corp
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|org4 = ITC Holdings Corp.
 
|org5 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
 
|org5 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
|orgdonor1 = $3,256
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|orgamount1 = 3256
|orgdonor2 = $2,000
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|orgamount2 = 2000
|orgdonor3 = $1,100
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|orgamount3 = 1100
|orgdonor4 = $1,100
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|orgamount4 = 1100
|orgdonor5 = $1,050
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|orgamount5 = 1050
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
In 2008 Hugh Crawford collected $81,679 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106586 2008 contributors to Hugh Crawford]</ref>
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|name = Crawford
 
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|full Name = Hugh Crawford
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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|party = Republican
| Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association  
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|total raised = 81679
| align="right" | $5,000
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|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association  
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
| Michigan Farm Bureau  
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|org3 = Cox 5200 Club
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Manufactured Housing, RV & Campground Association
| Cox 5200 Club
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
| Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan  
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|orgamount4 = 3000
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|orgamount5 = 3000
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| Michigan Manufactured Housing, RV & Campground Association  
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==Campaign contributions==
 
==Campaign contributions==

Revision as of 02:57, 10 June 2013

Hugh Crawford
Hugh Crawford.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 38
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Marine Corps
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Hugh Crawford is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 38 since January 1, 2009.

Rep. Crawford is a U.S. Marine Corps veteran and a retiree of Xerox Corporation, where he worked for 20 years. He is a 67-year Novi resident. Wife Kathy is currently a Novi City Council member, following a 25-year tenure as Novi Senior Services Director. They have three children.

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Create A Job-Frindly Enviroment

  • Excerpt:"The way to solve Michigan’s chronic budget problems is to solve the jobs problem"

Support For K-12 Education

  • Excerpt:"I’m proud to get the K-12 budget approved early in 2011 and 2012, so local school districts will know how much they can spend before the start of the school year."

Smaller State Government

  • Excerpt:"We need to continue to make more reforms in government spending"

Conservative Principles

  • Excerpt:"Continue to renew your faith in the Michigan legislature"

Previous offices held

Crawford is a long-time Oakland County political figure, serving as vice-chair of the Oakland County Commission, Novi City Council member and Novi Mayor pro-tem.

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

  • Click below to see how this representative voted.
  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.

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Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Health Policy
Regulatory Reform, Chair
Tourism

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Crawford served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Crawford won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 38. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Chuck Tindall (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 38, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngHugh Crawford Incumbent 59.2% 26,460
     Democratic Chuck Tindall 40.8% 18,235
Total Votes 44,695

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Crawford won re-election to the District 38 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Jeffery Gedeon (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 38 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hugh Crawford (D) 22,873
Jeffery Gedeon (R) 10,998

2008

On November 04, 2008, Hugh Crawford ran for District 38 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Chuck Tindall. [3]

Hugh Crawford raised $81,679 for his campaign.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 38
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Hugh Crawford (R) 27,840
Chuck Tindall (D) 20,547

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Crawford is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Crawford raised a total of $132,341 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[5]

Hugh Crawford's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 38 Won $27,966
2010 Michigan State House, District 38 Won $22,696
2008 Michigan State House, District 38 Won $81,679
Grand Total Raised $132,341

2012

Crawford won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Crawford raised a total of $27,966.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Hugh Crawford's campaign in 2012
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$5,000
DTE Energy$2,800
Michigan Association Of Realtors$2,700
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
Meijer, Inc.$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$27,966
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Crawford won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Crawford raised a total of $22,696.

2008

Crawford won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Crawford raised a total of $81,679.

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Hugh Crawford
887 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-0827
HughCrawford@house.mi.gov

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

Hugh Crawford received a 77% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

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