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Joseph Haveman
Joe Haveman.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 90
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/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
Bachelor'sFerris State University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Joseph Haveman is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 90 since January 1, 2009.

Haveman has a B.S. in Public Administration from Ferris State University. Rep. Haveman has been married to his wife Kim for 25 years, and has four children: Brooke, Carter, Hope and Mackenzie.

Haveman is a former Holland City Council member and former Ottawa County Commissioner.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations, Chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Joe Haveman endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Voting record

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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Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Haveman won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 90. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was unopposed in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Haveman won re-election to the District 90 Seat in 2010. He was unopposed in the August 3 primary. He also faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.

2008

On November 04, 2008, Joseph Haveman ran for District 90 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Clay Stauffer. [3]

Joseph Haveman raised $43,910 for his campaign.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 90
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Joseph Haveman (R) 31,233
Clay Stauffer (D) 12,011

Campaign donors

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

In 2010, Haveman received $23,236 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Joe Haveman's campaign in 2010
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan$1,500
CMS Energy$1,400
Associated General Contractors Of Michigan$1,150
Semco Energy$1,025
UPS$1,000
Total Raised in 2010 $23,236

2008

In 2008 Joseph Haveman collected $43,910 in donations. [6]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Association of Realtors $2,500
Michigan Farm Bureau $2,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $1,000
Joe Haveman $1,000
DTE Energy $1,000

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Joseph Haveman received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

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