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Kivela won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 109. He defeated [[Tony Retaskie]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Jack Hubbard]] (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 6, 2012]</ref>
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Kivela won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 109. He defeated [[Tony Retaskie]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Jack Hubbard]] (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 6, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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John Kivela
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 109
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Mayor of Marquette
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
John Kivela is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 109. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Natural Resources
Tourism

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Kivela's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

Economic Development

  • Excerpt: "What happens when we educate the next generations but our local businesses and industries don’t have jobs for them? We need to focus on developing our infrastructure so that we can ensure our youth have jobs that keep them here to raise their families."

Electricity

  • Excerpt: " We need to have an infrastructure that can handle the additional needs of new and expanding businesses. The Upper Peninsula electrical grid is running very close to its production capacity."

International Port Strategy

  • Excerpt: " To make Upper Peninsula business more globally competitive John Kivela has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and the Michigan Governors office to extend Marquette’s International Port Status from the harbor to KI Sawyer Airport."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent John Kivela was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Pete Mackin was unopposed in the Republican primary. Kivela then defeated Mackin in the general election.[2][3][4][5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 109 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kivela Incumbent 65.7% 18,373
     Republican Pete Mackin 34.3% 9,606
Total Votes 27,979

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Kivela won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 109. He defeated Tony Retaskie in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Jack Hubbard (R) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[7]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 109, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kivela 58.3% 23,250
     Republican Jack Hubbard 41.7% 16,655
Total Votes 39,905
Michigan House of Representatives, District 109 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJohn Kivela 51.1% 4,512
Tony Retaskie 48.9% 4,316
Total Votes 8,828

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Kivela is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Kivela raised a total of $67,164 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[8]

John Kivela's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 109 Won $67,164
Grand Total Raised $67,164

2012

Kivela won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Kivela raised a total of $67,164.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to John Kivela's campaign in 2012
Kivela, John$41,400
Michigan House Democratic Fund$10,000
Burdick, Joe$500
Kivela, Pat$500
Christianson, Jon$500
Total Raised in 2012$67,164
Source:Follow the Money

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Preceded by
Steven Lindberg (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 109
2013 – Present
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