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Revision as of 01:36, 6 August 2014

Jack Brandenburg
Jack Brandenburg.jpg
Current candidacy
Running for Michigan State Senate, District 8
Current office
Michigan State Senate, District 11
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
2003 – 2008
Education
Bachelor'sAshland University (1974)
Personal
BirthdayOctober 22, 1951
Place of birthCanton, Ohio
ProfessionFounder/President, Blue Water Industrial Supply
ReligionCatholic
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jack Brandenburg (b. October 22, 1951) is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 11. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. He currently serves as State Senate Majority Whip.

Brandenberg served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2003 to 2009.

Biography

Brandenburg earned his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Ashland University in 1974. His professional experience includes founding and serving as the president of Blue Water Industrial Supply.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Finance, Chair
Insurance
Local Government and Elections
Transportation

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Christine Bell was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Jack Brandenburg was unopposed in the Republican primary. Brandenburg defeated Bell in the general election.[1][2][3]

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Brandenburg won election to the 11th District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Democrat Jim Ayres in the November 2 general election.[4]

Michigan State Senate, District 11 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jack Brandenburg (R) 65,403
Jim Ayres (D) 34,166

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Brandenburg is available dating back to 1998. Based on available campaign finance records, Brandenburg raised a total of $1,037,930 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 30, 2013.[5]

Jack Brandenburg's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 11 Not up for election $32,375
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 11 Won $171,926
2006 Michigan State House, District 26 Won $38,028
2004 Michigan State House, District 26 Won $95,277
2002 Michigan State House, District 26 Won $144,338
1998 Michigan State Senate, District 11 Defeated $555,986
Grand Total Raised $1,037,930

2012

Brandenburg was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Brandenburg raised a total of $32,375.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jack Brandenburg's campaign in 2012
Randy Richardville Leadership Fund$10,000
DTE Energy$7,150
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$6,500
Michigan Association Of CPAs$5,500
Michigan Bankers Association$5,200
Total Raised in 2012$32,375
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Brandenburg won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Brandenburg raised a total of $171,926.

2006

Brandenburg won re-election to the Michigan State Senate in 2006. During that election cycle, Brandenburg raised a total of $38,028.

2004

Brandenburg won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Brandenburg raised a total of $95,277.

2002

Brandenburg won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Brandenburg raised a total of $144,338.

1998

Brandenburg lost the election for the Michigan State Senate in 1998. During that election cycle, Brandenburg raised a total of $555,986.

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

Jack Brandenburg received a 68% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Brandenburg's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[7]

Personal

Brandenburg and his wife, Karen, have four children.

Recent news

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See also

External links

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