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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Graves''' was a [[Republican]] candidate in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 28, 2012|February 28, 2012 special election]] for the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], District 51. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Paul Scott]] (R) was [[Voters remove Michigan state Rep. Paul Scott from office|recalled on November 8, 2011]].<ref>[http://www.freep.com/article/20111109/NEWS15/111109038/Michigan-Republicans-vow-reclaim-seat-recalled-state-Rep-Paul-Scott?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE ''Detroit Free Press,'' "Michigan Republicans vow to reclaim seat of recalled state Rep. Paul Scott," November 9, 2011]</ref>
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}}{{tnr}}'''Joseph Graves''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 51.
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He was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 28, 2012|February 28, 2012 special election]]. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Paul Scott]] (R) was [[Voters remove Michigan state Rep. Paul Scott from office|recalled on November 8, 2011]].<ref>[http://www.freep.com/article/20111109/NEWS15/111109038/Michigan-Republicans-vow-reclaim-seat-recalled-state-Rep-Paul-Scott?odyssey=tab%7Ctopnews%7Ctext%7CFRONTPAGE ''Detroit Free Press,'' "Michigan Republicans vow to reclaim seat of recalled state Rep. Paul Scott," November 9, 2011]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]
  
Graves was defeated by [[Steven Losey]] (D) in the special election on February 28, 2012. [[Cary Neuville-Justice]] (G) also ran. Candidates were selected by their respective political parties.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2011/11/art_reyes_democrat_who_lost_to.html ''MLive,'' "Art Reyes, Democrat who lost to Paul Scott in 2010, considering running in special election," November 10, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.gc4me.com/departments/county_clerks1/docs/Elections/Feb2012/2012_PRIMARY_CANDIDATES___PROPOSALS.pdf Genesee County Elections Dept., Official Candidate List, December 20, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12SG1/08051008.html Michigan Secretary of State, 51st District, Unofficial election results, accessed February 29, 2012]</ref>  
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Graves defeated [[Steven Losey]] (D) and [[Cary Neuville-Justice]] (G) in the special election on February 28, 2012. Candidates were selected by their respective political parties.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/news/flint/index.ssf/2011/11/art_reyes_democrat_who_lost_to.html ''MLive,'' "Art Reyes, Democrat who lost to Paul Scott in 2010, considering running in special election," November 10, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://www.gc4me.com/departments/county_clerks1/docs/Elections/Feb2012/2012_PRIMARY_CANDIDATES___PROPOSALS.pdf Genesee County Elections Dept., Official Candidate List, December 20, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12SG1/08051008.html Michigan Secretary of State, 51st District, Unofficial election results, accessed February 29, 2012]</ref>  
  
 
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Revision as of 09:56, 19 April 2012

Joseph Graves
Joseph Graves.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 51
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 2
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedFebruary 28, 2012
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Graves is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 51.

He was first elected in the February 28, 2012 special election. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Paul Scott (R) was recalled on November 8, 2011.[1]

Elections

2012

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Graves defeated Steven Losey (D) and Cary Neuville-Justice (G) in the special election on February 28, 2012. Candidates were selected by their respective political parties.[2][3][4]

Issues

2012

Debate

On January 20, the District 51 candidates participated in a debate sponsored by the Flint Area League of Women Voters.[5]

  • A video of the full debate can be found here.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Paul Scott
Michigan House of Representatives District 51
2012–present
Succeeded by
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