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  |Name = Jim Stamas
 
  |Name = Jim Stamas
 
  |Profile picture = Jim Stamas.jpg‎
 
  |Profile picture = Jim Stamas.jpg‎
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 98
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 98
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
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  |Tenure = 2009 - present
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]]
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
  |Political party = Republican |Party dot = {{reddot|size=10px}}
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  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Leadership = Majority Floor Leader, Michigan State House of Representatives
 
  |Leadership = Majority Floor Leader, Michigan State House of Representatives
  |Years leadership = 2011-present
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  |Years leadership = 2011 - present
 
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  |Base salary = $71,865/year  
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  |Base salary = $71,685/year  
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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  |Profession = Business Owner
 
  |Profession = Business Owner
 
  |Religion = Christian
 
  |Religion = Christian
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=98
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  |Office website = http://repstamas.gophouse.org
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Campaign website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Stamas''' is the [[Republican Party|Republican]] [[State House Majority Floor Leader|Majority Floor Leader]] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 98 since January 1, 2009.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jim Stamas''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 98.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.  He currently serves as [[State House Majority Floor Leader|Majority Floor Leader]].
  
Rep. Stamas holds a bachelor's degree in business administration from Northwood University and an associate's degree in business management from Delta College. Jim and wife, Marsha, have been married for nearly 24 years, and have a daughter and a son.
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Stamas served two terms on the Midland County commission. He also served as a Midland Township trustee from 1997 to 2004.
  
Stamas served in both the U.S. Army and the Michigan National Guard.  
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==Biography==
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Stamas earned his associate's degree in Business Management from Delta College and his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Northwood University.  Stamas served in the U.S. Army and the Michigan National Guard.
  
==Previous offices held==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Stamas served on the following committees:
  
Stamas is a former two-term [[Sunshinereview:Midland County, Michigan|Midland County]] commissioner. He was a Midland Township trustee from 1997-2004.
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Military and Veterans Affairs
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 =
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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==Political campaign history==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stamas served on the following committees:
  
==Voting record==
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{{Committee Assignments
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Government Operations
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|Chair1 = Chair
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|Committee2 = Regulatory Reform
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|Committee4 =
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stamas served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Regulatory Reform
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|Committee2 = Tax Policy
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|Committee3 = Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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==Issues==
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===Voting record===
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====Key votes of 2009-2010====
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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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====More voting record details====
===More voting record details===
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*List of all of Jim Stamas’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2013&EntityID=16782&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
*List of all of Jim Stamas’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16782&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
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*List of Jim Stamas’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16782&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2013 missed roll-call votes]
*List of Jim Stamas’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16782&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 0 missed roll-call votes]  
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Stamas has been appointed to these committees:
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* [[Government Operations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Government Operations]], Chair
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* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Regulatory Reform]]
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* Statutory Committee on Legislative Council, Vice Chair
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* Statutory Committee on Michigan Capitol, Vice Chair
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stamas served on these committees:
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* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Regulatory Reform]]
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* [[Tax Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Tax Policy]]
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* [[Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources]] (Minority Vice Chair)
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Stamas defeated [[Jimmy Mosca]] in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
 
  
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Stamas won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 98. He defeated [[Jimmy Mosca]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Joan Brausch]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 98, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Jim Stamas
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Joan Brausch
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 25003
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|votes2 = 17453
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|votes3 =
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}}
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 98
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 98
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===2008===
 
===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008]]''
  
On November 04, 2008, Jim Stamas ran for District 98 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Garnet Lewis and Scott Wells. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08098000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Stamas ran for District 98 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Garnet Lewis and Scott Wells. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08098000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
Jim Stamas raised $186,879 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106896 ''Follow the Money's report on Stamas' 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Stamas raised $186,879 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106896 ''Follow the Money's report on Stamas' 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Stamas received $86,294 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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|Name=Stamas
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9746 ''Follow the Money'', "Stamas, Jim." Retrieved June 13, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=193313
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 98]]
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|totalraised2010=86294
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 98]]
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|totalraised2008=186879
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 98]]
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}}
  
{{slp donor box 2010
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===2012===
|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Stamas
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|full Name = Jim Stamas
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
 
|party = Republican
 
|party = Republican
|total raised = $86,294
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|total raised = 193313
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|org1 = One Tough Nerd PAC
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|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org3 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Credit Union League
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|org5 = DTE Energy
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4950
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|orgamount5 = 3000
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Stamas
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|full name = Jim Stamas
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126010
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|new = no
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|total raised = 86294
 
|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
 
|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = CMS Energy
 
|org4 = CMS Energy
 
|org5 = Michigan State Police Troopers Association
 
|org5 = Michigan State Police Troopers Association
|orgdonor1 = $4,900
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|orgamount1 = 4900
|orgdonor2 = $2,550
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|orgamount2 = 2550
|orgdonor3 = $2,500
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|orgamount3 = 2500
|orgdonor4 = $1,925
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|orgamount4 = 1925
|orgdonor5 = $1,750
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|orgamount5 = 1750
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Stamas
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|full Name = Jim Stamas
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 186879
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|org1 = Michigan House Republican Campaign Committee
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|org2 = Bishop Majority Leadership Fund
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|org3 = Midland County Republican Committee
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|org4 = Michigan Restaurant Association
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|org5 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|orgamount1 = 15000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
  
In 2008 Jim Stamas collected $186,879 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106896 2008 contributors to Jim Stamas]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
 
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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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 25, 2012]</ref>
 
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|-
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| Michigan House Republican Campaign Committee
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| align="right" | $15,000
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| Bishop Majority Leadership Fund
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| Midland County Republican Committee
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Michigan Restaurant Association
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|-
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| Michigan Farm Bureau
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| align="right" | $5,000
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|}
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==Campaign contributions==
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=stamas&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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'''Jim Stamas''' received a '''71%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
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===Contact===
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Rep. Jim Stamas<br>
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S-1287 House Office Building<br>
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P.O. Box 30014<br>
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Lansing, MI  48933<br>
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(517) 373-1791<br>
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JimStamas@house.mi.gov<br>
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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jim + Stamas + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Jim + Stamas + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Jim+Stamas+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jim Stamas News Feed}}
 
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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 25, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Jim Stamas''' received a '''71%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=098 Michigan Legislature - Representative Jim Stamas]  
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*[http://repstamas.gophouse.org Office website]  
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105707 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=105707 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105707 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=105707 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16782 Michigan Votes - Jim Stamas]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16782 Michigan Votes - Jim Stamas]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106896 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106896 2008]
*[http://www.facebook.com/jimstamas4staterep Jim Stamas on Facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/jimstamas4staterep Campaign Facebook page]
  
 
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Jim Stamas
Jim Stamas.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 98
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Leadership
Majority Floor Leader, Michigan State House of Representatives
2011 - present
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
Education
Associate'sDelta College
Bachelor'sNorthwood University
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Service branchMichigan National Guard
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
ReligionChristian
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Jim Stamas is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 98. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. He currently serves as Majority Floor Leader.

Stamas served two terms on the Midland County commission. He also served as a Midland Township trustee from 1997 to 2004.

Biography

Stamas earned his associate's degree in Business Management from Delta College and his bachelor's degree in Business Administration from Northwood University. Stamas served in the U.S. Army and the Michigan National Guard.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Military and Veterans Affairs, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Stamas served on the following committees:

Issues

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.

More voting record details

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Stamas won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 98. He defeated Jimmy Mosca in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Joan Brausch (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 98, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stamas Incumbent 58.9% 25,003
     Democratic Joan Brausch 41.1% 17,453
Total Votes 42,456
Michigan House of Representatives, District 98 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJim Stamas Incumbent 77.8% 7,652
Jimmy Mosca 22.2% 2,185
Total Votes 9,837

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Stamas won re-election to the District 98 Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 3 primary. He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 98 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Stamas (R) 22,119
J. Longtain (L) 3,619

2008

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008

On November 4, 2008, Stamas ran for District 98 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Garnet Lewis and Scott Wells. [2]

Stamas raised $186,879 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 98
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jim Stamas (R) 25,980
Garnet Lewis (D) 18,781
Scott Wells (Write-In) 2

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Stamas is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Stamas raised a total of $466,486 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[4]

Jim Stamas's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 98 Won $193,313
2010 Michigan State House, District 98 Won $86,294
2008 Michigan State House, District 98 Won $186,879
Grand Total Raised $466,486

2012

Stamas won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Stamas raised a total of $193,313.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jim Stamas's campaign in 2012
One Tough Nerd PAC$5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$5,000
Michigan Credit Union League$4,950
DTE Energy$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$193,313
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Stamas won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Stamas raised a total of $86,294.

2008

Stamas won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Stamas raised a total of $186,879.

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.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Jim Stamas received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

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