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'''Jeff Irwin''' is a [[:Category:Democratic candidate, Michigan House of Representatives, 2010|Democratic candidate]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 53|District 53 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Irwin will face [[Chase Ingersoll]] in the general election on November 2, 2010.
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|Name = Jeff Irwin
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 53
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|Status = Incumbent
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|Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jeff Irwin''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 53 since January 1, 2011.
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Irwin graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000 with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Irwin's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.voteirwin.com/ "voteirwin," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Environment'''
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*Excerpt:"If elected, I will propose energy saving measures that will reduce pollution and save money. I will fight to give citizens the right to know what is in the products we buy; and I will hold polluters accountable, making them clean up their act with a combination of incentives for pollution prevention and penalties for poisoning our air and water."
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'''Education'''
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*Excerpt:"I believe that this is the main reason why Ann Arbor has weathered our current economic climate better than our neighbors.  Ann Arbor is an education community and smart people are a competitive advantage that we would be wise to cultivate."
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'''Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"Finally, we all make a difference in our local economy every day. Each dollar we spend is like a vote and when we buy locally [http://www.thinklocalfirst.org] it’s like voting for Ann Arbor to be more economically vibrant."
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'''Human Rights'''
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*Excerpt:"I am committed to the continuing struggle for human rights.  I am proud to be part of a community that shares these values and I believe that Ann Arbor has an opportunity and an obligation to represent these concerns aggressively in Lansing."
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Irwin served on the following committees:
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Judiciary
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Irwin served on these committees:
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|Committee1 = Energy and Technology
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Irwin won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 53. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[John Spisak]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
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|party1 = Democratic
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|winner1 = Jeff Irwin
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = John Spisak
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|votes1 = 32576
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|votes2 = 7672
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|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 53
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 = Jeff Irwin
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Thomas Partridge
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|votes1 = 5542
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|votes2 = 725
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Irwin is the Democratic candidate running for election to the District 53 Seat in 2010.  He defeated [[Ned Staebler]] in the August 3 Democratic primary. He will face [[Chase Ingersoll]] (R) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Irwin won election to the District 53 Seat in 2010.  He defeated [[Ned Staebler]] in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated [[Chase Ingersoll]] (R) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Jeff Irwin (D)'''
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| align="right" | '''23,440'''
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| colspan="2" | Chase Ingersoll (R)
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| align="right" | 5,692
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==Campaign donors==
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===2012===
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{{State leg donor}}
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===2010===
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In 2010, Irwin raised $64,088 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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His four largest contributors were:
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| Michigan Education Association
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| Align="Right" | $4,950
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| Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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| Align="Right" | $2,000
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| Operating Engineers Local 324
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| Align="Right" | $1,500
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| Irwin, Jeff
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| Align="Right" | $1,264
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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 '''Jeff + Irwin + 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>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Jeff+Irwin+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jeff Irwin News Feed</rss>
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Jeff Irwin''' received a '''12%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Personal==
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Irwin and his wife Kathryn have one child.
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==External links==
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{{submit a leg link}}
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*[http://053.housedems.com/ House website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=89555 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=89555 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125640 2010]
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==References==
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Revision as of 13:50, 10 May 2013

Jeff Irwin
Jeff Irwin.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 53
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Washtenaw County Commissioners
2007-2008
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jeff Irwin is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 53 since January 1, 2011.

Irwin graduated from the University of Michigan in 2000 with a Bachelor's degree in Political Science.

Issues

Campaign themes

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

Environment

  • Excerpt:"If elected, I will propose energy saving measures that will reduce pollution and save money. I will fight to give citizens the right to know what is in the products we buy; and I will hold polluters accountable, making them clean up their act with a combination of incentives for pollution prevention and penalties for poisoning our air and water."

Education

  • Excerpt:"I believe that this is the main reason why Ann Arbor has weathered our current economic climate better than our neighbors. Ann Arbor is an education community and smart people are a competitive advantage that we would be wise to cultivate."

Economy

  • Excerpt:"Finally, we all make a difference in our local economy every day. Each dollar we spend is like a vote and when we buy locally [1] it’s like voting for Ann Arbor to be more economically vibrant."

Human Rights

  • Excerpt:"I am committed to the continuing struggle for human rights. I am proud to be part of a community that shares these values and I believe that Ann Arbor has an opportunity and an obligation to represent these concerns aggressively in Lansing."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Judiciary

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Irwin won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 53. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated John Spisak (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 53, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Irwin Incumbent 80.9% 32,576
     Republican John Spisak 19.1% 7,672
Total Votes 40,248


Michigan House of Representatives, District 53 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJeff Irwin Incumbent 88.4% 5,542
Thomas Partridge 11.6% 725
Total Votes 6,267

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Irwin won election to the District 53 Seat in 2010. He defeated Ned Staebler in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Chase Ingersoll (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 53 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jeff Irwin (D) 23,440
Chase Ingersoll (R) 5,692

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Irwin raised $64,088 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Education Association $4,950
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan $2,000
Operating Engineers Local 324 $1,500
Irwin, Jeff $1,264

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Jeff + Irwin + 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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Jeff Irwin received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Irwin and his wife Kathryn have one child.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Rebekah Warren (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 53
2011–present
Succeeded by
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