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  |Name = Jonathan Switalski
 
  |Name = Jonathan Switalski
 
  |Profile picture = Jon Switalski.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Jon Switalski.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 25
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 28
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
 
  |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 = Democratic
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
 
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  |Leadership 5 =  
 
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  |Years leadership 5 =  
 
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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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  |Religion =  
 
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  |Office website = http://025.housedems.com/
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  |Office website = http://028.housedems.com/
  |Campaign website =  
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  |Campaign website = http://www.jonswitalski.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
  |Personal website =  
}}{{tnr}}'''Jonathan Switalski''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing the 25th District since January 1, 2009.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Jonathan Switalski''' is a [[Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 28 since January 1, 2013. He represented District 25 from 2009 to 2013.
  
 
Rep. Switalski is a graduate of St. Clement Catholic High School and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in political science from Grand Valley State University.  
 
Rep. Switalski is a graduate of St. Clement Catholic High School and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in political science from Grand Valley State University.  
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===More Voting Record Details===
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===More voting record details===
 
*List of all of Jonathan Switalski’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2007&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16791&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 Jonathan Switalski’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2007&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16791&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 Jonathan Switalski’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16791&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 0 missed roll-call votes]  
 
*List of Jonathan Switalski’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16791&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 0 missed roll-call votes]  
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Switalski served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Tax Policy
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Switalski has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Switalski served on these committees:
* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
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* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]], Vice Chair
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Banking and Financial Services  
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|Committee2 = Commerce  
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Energy and Technology  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Switalski served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Switalski served on these committees:
* [[Appropriations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
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* [[Regulatory Reform Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Regulatory Reform]]
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Collapse= Yes
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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 = Appropriations  
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|Committee2 = Regulatory Reform  
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|Committee3 =
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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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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Switalski won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 28. He defeated incumbent [[Lesia Liss]] in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Steven Klusek]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6. 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 28, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Jonathan Switalski
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Steven Klusek
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 34389
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|votes2 = 9253
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|votes3 =
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}}
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 28
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|party=Democratic
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|winner1 = Jon Switalski
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Lesia Liss
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|Inc2 = Y
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|votes1 = 4282
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|votes2 = 2266
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Switalski
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|Full name=Jonathan Switalski
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|year=2008
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|Editdate=June 1, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9131 ''Follow the Money'', "Switalski, Jon M." Retrieved June 1, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=106416
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 28]]
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|totalraised2010=117294
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 25]]
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|totalraised2008=124158
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 25]]
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}}
  
===2008===
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Switalski
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|full name = Jonathan Switalski
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139426
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 106416
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|org1 = Michigan Education Association
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|org2 = DTE Energy
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|org3 = Planned Parenthood Federation Of America
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|org4 = CMS Energy
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|org5 = Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 4750
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|orgamount4 = 4750
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|orgamount5 = 4500
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|}}
  
In 2008 Jonathan Switalski collected $124,158 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106906 2008 contributors to Jonathan Switalski]</ref>
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Switalski
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|full name = Jonathan Switalski
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125593
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|new = no
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 117294
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|org1 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|org2 = Michigan Auto Workers
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|org3 = Levin For Congress
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|org4 = Michigan Education Association
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|org5 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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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 = 4450
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|}}
  
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
{{legislative donor box}}
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|name = Switalski
|-
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|full name = Jonathan Switalski
| Jon Switalski for County Commission
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106906
| align="right" | $13,560
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
| MRCC PAC
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|party = Democratic
| align="right" | $5,000
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|total raised = 124158
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|org1 = Jon Switalski for County Commission
| Dillon Leadership Fund  
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|org2 = MRCC PAC
| align="right" | $5,000
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|org3 = Dillon Leadership Fund
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|org4 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
| Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association  
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|org5 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
| align="right" | $5,000
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|orgamount1 = 13560
|-
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|orgamount2 = 5000
| Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|orgamount3 = 5000
| align="right" | $5,000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
|}
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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|}}
  
 
==Campaign contributions==
 
==Campaign contributions==
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JonSwitalski@house.mi.gov<br>
 
JonSwitalski@house.mi.gov<br>
  
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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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'''Jonathan Switalski''' received a '''18%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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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 '''Jonathan + Switalski + 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=Jonathan+Switalski+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Jonathan Switalski News Feed</rss>
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://www.jonswitalski.com/ Jon Switalski's personal website]
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*[http://www.jonswitalski.com/ Official campaign website]
 
*[http://025.housedems.com/ Michigan Legislature - Representative Jonathan Switalski]  
 
*[http://025.housedems.com/ Michigan Legislature - Representative Jonathan Switalski]  
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87947 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87947 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87947 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87947 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16791 Michigan Votes - Jonathan Switalski]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16791 Michigan Votes - Jonathan Switalski]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106906 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106906 2008]
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{{succession box | before = [[Lesia Liss]] (D)| title = Michigan House of Representatives District 28 | years = 2013–present | after = NA}}
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Revision as of 19:31, 1 June 2013

Jonathan Switalski
Jon Switalski.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sGrand Valley State University
Personal
Place of birthWarren, MI
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Jonathan Switalski is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 28 since January 1, 2013. He represented District 25 from 2009 to 2013.

Rep. Switalski is a graduate of St. Clement Catholic High School and went on to earn a bachelor's degree in political science from Grand Valley State University.

Previous offices held

Before being elected to represent the 25th House District, Switalski served two terms as a Macomb County Commissioner. He also previously worked as an aide to former U.S. Congressman David Bonior and most recently as an advocate for health workers for the Service Employees International Union.

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.


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Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce, Vice-chair
Tax Policy

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Switalski won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 28. He defeated incumbent Lesia Liss in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Steven Klusek (R) in the general election which took place on November 6. 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 28, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngJonathan Switalski Incumbent 78.8% 34,389
     Republican Steven Klusek 21.2% 9,253
Total Votes 43,642


Michigan House of Representatives, District 28 Democratic Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngJon Switalski Incumbent 65.4% 4,282
Lesia Liss Incumbent 34.6% 2,266
Total Votes 6,548

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Switalski won re-election to the District 25 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Sean Clark in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 25 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jonathan Switalski (D) 14,891
Sean Clark (R) 13,167
James Allison (L) 427
Steven Revis (U.S. Taxpayers of Michigan) 413

2008

On November 04, 2008, Jonathan Switalski ran for District 25 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Michael Wiecek, James Allison, Richard Kuszmar, and Steven Revis. [2]

Jonathan Switalski raised $124,158 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 25
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Jonathan Switalski (D) 26,874
Michael Wiecek (R) 14,285
James Allison (L) 653
Richard Kuszmar (G) 453
Steven Revis (U) 433

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Switalski is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Switalski raised a total of $347,868 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[4]

Jonathan Switalski's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 28 Won $106,416
2010 Michigan State House, District 25 Won $117,294
2008 Michigan State House, District 25 Won $124,158
Grand Total Raised $347,868

2012

Switalski won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Switalski raised a total of $106,416.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Jonathan Switalski's campaign in 2012
Michigan Education Association$5,000
DTE Energy$5,000
Planned Parenthood Federation Of America$4,750
CMS Energy$4,750
Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters$4,500
Total Raised in 2012$106,416
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Switalski won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Switalski raised a total of $117,294.

2008

Switalski won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Switalski raised a total of $124,158.

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Jonathan Switalski
S0789 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-1772
JonSwitalski@house.mi.gov

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

Jonathan Switalski received a 18% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Jonathan + Switalski + Michigan + Legislature

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External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Lesia Liss (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 28
2013–present
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 25
2009–2013
Succeeded by
Henry Yanez (D)