|Michigan House of Representatives District 7|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|President of the Detroit Board of Education|
- 1 Biography
- 2 Voting record
- 3 Committee assignments
- 4 Elections
- 5 Campaign donors
- 6 Campaign contributions
- 7 Recent news
- 8 Scorecards
- 9 External links
- 10 References
Womack formerly worked as an anesthesiologist. He retired to serve in public office, first as the President of the Detroit Board of Education, and later, as a State Representative.
Key votes of 2009-2010
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- 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
- List of all of Jimmy Womack’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Jimmy Womack’s 16 missed roll-call votes
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Womack served on these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Womack served on these committees:
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 3 Democratic Primary, 2012|
|John Olumba Incumbent||52.1%||5,030|
|Jimmy Womack Incumbent||38.1%||3,676|
Womack won for re-election to the District 7 Seat in 2010. He defeated LaShon Scott and Al Williams in the August 3 Democratic primary. He faced Debra Duren (R) and Derek Grigsby (G) in the general election on November 2, 2010.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 7 General election (2010)|
|Jimmy Womack (D)||16,654|
|Debra Duren (R)||511|
|Derek Grigsby (G)||345|
Jimmy Womack raised $46,045 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 7|
|Jimmy Womack (D)||29,845|
|Derek Grigsby (G)||1,344|
In 2010, Womack received $47,558 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Jimmy Womack's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Medical Society||$3,800|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$3,200|
|Michigan Education Association||$3,050|
|Dillon Leadership Fund||$2,500|
|Total Raised in 2010||$47,558|
In 2008 Jimmy Womack collected $46,045 in donations.
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Medical Society||$3,650|
|Michigal Beer & Wine Wholesalers||$3,000|
|Michigan Health & Hospital Association||$1,500|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Jimmy Womack
S0686 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
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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.
January 2011 - March 2012
Jimmy Womack received a 10% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Jimmy Womack
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - Jimmy Womack
- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Vote-Mi.org, "Jimmy Womack," accessed August 2, 2012
- Michigan Department of State, Official 2012 Primary Results
- Associated Press "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012
- Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Womack's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money, "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013
- 2008 contributors to Jimmy Womack
- Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
|Michigan House of Representatives District 7
| Succeeded by|
Thomas Stallworth, III (D)
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