Jim Ananich

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Jim Ananich
Michigan House of Representatives District 49
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
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
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Place of birthFlint, MI
Office website
Campaign website
Jim Ananich is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 49 since January 1, 2011.

Ananich is a former teacher, and has served for four years on the Flint City Council, including one year as its president.

Ananich graduated from Michigan State University.

Committee assignments


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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Health Policy


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


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



See also: State legislative special elections, 2013

Ananich won election in a special election for Michigan State Senate District 27. The seat was vacant following John Gleason's (D) election as Genesee County Clerk on November 6, 2012. A special election to fill the vacancy will take place on May 7. Ananich defeated Chris Del Morone, Ted Henry, Woodrow Stanley, and Lawrence Woods in the Democratic primary on March 12 and defeated Robert Daunt (R) and Bobby Jones (G) in the general election which took place on May 7.[1][2][3][4]


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Ananich won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 49. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Robert Daunt (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 49, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJim Ananich Incumbent 74.5% 28,275
     Republican Robert Daunt 25.5% 9,674
Total Votes 37,949


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Ananich won election to the District 49 Seat in 2010. He defeated Kyle Cawood, Larry Huchinson, Jr. and Jerry Runyon in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Allen Pool (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 49 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Ananich (D) 16,798
Allen Pool (R) 7,886

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Campaign donors


Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year. Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State


In 2010, Ananich raised $94,828 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Friends Of Jim Ananich $10,312
Michigan Auto Workers $5,000
Michigan Education Association $2,000
International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers $2,000


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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Jim Ananich received a 10% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]


Ananich has a wife, Andrea.

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Preceded by
Lee Gonzales (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 49
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