Judson Gilbert

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Judson Gilbert
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Michigan House of Representatives District 81
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Michigan State Senate
2002-2010
Personal
Place of birthAlgonac, MI
ProfessionLicensed Funeral Director
ReligionEpiscopal
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Judson Gilbert is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 81 since January 1, 2011. From 2003 - 2011, Gilbert was a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate. Due to Michigan term limits, Gilbert did not run for re-election in the Michigan State Senate elections of 2010. [1] Gilbert served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1998 to 2002.

Gilbert is a Funeral Director when the Legislature is not in session.

Gilbert attended Saint Clair Community College and Wayne State Mortuary School.

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.
  • 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.
  • Mandate Beer Keg Buyer’s Tags, Lawmakers voting on whether TO MANDATE beer keg buyer's tags.
  • Remonumentation of State Border, Lawmakers voting on whether to appropriate funds up to $500,000 for remonumentation of the Michigan-Indiana border.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXPAND DUTIES of and rename government's Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs.
  • 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.
  • Don’t Blame Canada, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN Canadian trash from Michigan landfills.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Presidential Privileges, Lawmakers voting on whether to require state workers to either work on President's Day or take the day off as an unpaid holiday.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Gilbert has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

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

District 25

Birkholz represents Michigan Senate District 25. District 25 includes the Port Huron Region[3].

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Gilbert won election to the District 81 Seat in 2010. He defeated Peter Frangedakis in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Carol Morrissette (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 72 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Judson Gilbert (R) 19,882
Carol Morrissette (D) 8,590
Gary Eisen (I) 3,793

2006

On November 07, 2006, Gilbert ran for District 25 of the Michigan State Senate, beating Gary Orr and Howard Shepherd. [4]

Gilbert raised $196,324 for his campaign.[5]

Michigan State Senate, District 25
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Judson Gilbert (R) 49,272
Gary Orr (D) 43,935
Howard Shepherd (UST) 2,469

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Gilbert raised $66,640 in contributions. [6]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,970
Michigan Infrastructure & Transportation Association $4,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $3,450
Michigan Funeral Directors Association $2,350

2006

In 2006 Judson Gilbert collected $196,324 in donations. [7]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Bishop Majority Leadership Fund $10,000
Republican Victory Committee $10,000
Impact Community Action Fund $9,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $8,400

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Personal

Gilbert resides in Algonac, Michigan.

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 81
2011–present
Succeeded by
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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan State Senate District 25
2003–2011
Succeeded by
Phil Pavlov