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|Name =Judy Emmons
political position  = [[Michigan State Senate| Michigan Senate, District 33]] |
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incumbency          = Incumbent |
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|Position = Michigan State Senate District 33
assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] |
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|Status = Incumbent
term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2015]] |
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|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] - present
political party     = [[Republican]]|
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|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2015]]
profession          = |
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.senate.michigan.gov/gop/senators/Emmons.asp?District=33 Senate site]|
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|Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Judy Emmons''' (b. December 20, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 33 since January 1, 2011. Previously, Emmons was a Republican member of the House of Representatives, serving from 2003 to 2007.  
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|Next election = [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
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{{tnr}}'''Judy Emmons''' (b. December 20, 1952) is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 33 since January 1, 2011. Previously, Emmons was a Republican member of the House of Representatives, serving from 2003 to 2007. During her tenure in the House, Emmons served two years as majority vice-chair of the House Appropriations Committee.
  
==Voting record==
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Emmons is a fifth generation family farmer and a mentor. Judy serves as the chair of the statewide Senate GOP Women Matter training and education program.
===Key votes while a state representative===
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*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
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* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/13490 Summary], A summary of some key votes this lawmakers made while a state representative.
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Emmons 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 = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture
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|Committee2 = Economic Development
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|Committee3 = Education
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Families, Seniors and Human Services
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Health Policy
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|Committee6 = Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Emmons has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Emmons served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Michigan State Senate|Agriculture]]
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* [[Economic Development Committee, Michigan State Senate|Economic Development]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Education Committee, Michigan State Senate|Education]], Vice Chair
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* [[Families, Seniors and Human Services Committee, Michigan State Senate|Families, Seniors and Human Services]], Chair
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|State = Michigan
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan State Senate|Health Policy]]
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|year = 2011
* [[Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, Michigan State Senate|Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security]]
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|Chamber = State Senate
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|Committee1 = Agriculture  
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|Committee2 = Economic Development  
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|Committee3 = Education  
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|Chair3 = Vice-chair
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|Committee4 = Families, Seniors and Human Services  
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 = Health Policy  
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|Committee6 = Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security  
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==Issues==
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===Voting record===
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====Key votes while a state representative====
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*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
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* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/13490 Summary], A summary of some key votes this lawmakers made while a state representative.
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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==Campaign contributions==
 
 
===2006===
 
===2006===
According to ''Follow the Money'', Emmons raised '''$19,000''' in 2006 for her state representative campaign. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90246 Follow the Money - Campaign Contributions for Judy Emmons, 2006]</ref>
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*'''2006 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - [[Republican]] Primary''' <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/06PRI/08070000.html Department of State - 2006 Primary Election Results]</ref>
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**Judy Emmons ran unopposed
  
Listed below are the top five contributors:
 
 
{{legislative donor box}}
 
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| [[Michigan]] Association of Realtors
 
| align="right" | $2,500
 
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| [[Michigan]] Petroleum Association
 
| align="right" | $2,500
 
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| [[Michigan]] Association of Insurance Agents
 
| align="right" | $2,000
 
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| DTE Energy
 
| align="right" | $1,100
 
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| [[Michigan]] Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors
 
| align="right" | $1,000
 
|}
 
==Electoral history==
 
===2002===
 
 
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2002 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - [[Republican]] Primary <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/02PRI/08070000.html Department of State - 2002 Primary Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2006 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - General Election <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/06GEN/08070000.html Department of State - 2006 General Election Results]</ref>
 
|-bgcolor="#cef2e0 align="center"
 
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
 
| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
| align="right" | '''62.8%'''
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| align="right" | '''63.2%'''
 
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| colspan="2" | Jon Aylsworth (R)
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| colspan="2" | Christopher Mahar (D)
| align="right" | 37.2%
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| align="right" | 36.8%
 
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"            | '''6,777'''
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| align="right"            | '''29,096'''
 
|}
 
|}
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===2004===
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*'''2004 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - [[Republican]] Primary''' <ref>[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/election/results/04PRI/08070000.html Department of State - 2004 Primary Election Results]</ref>
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**Judy Emmons ran unopposed
  
 
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2002 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - General Election <ref>[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/election/results/02GEN/08070000.html Department of State - 2002 General Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2004 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - General Election <ref>[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/election/results/04GEN/08070000.html Department of State - 2004 General Election Results]</ref>
 
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
 
| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
| align="right" | '''65.8%'''
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| align="right" | '''66.0%'''
 
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| colspan="2" | Henry Sanchez (D)
 
| colspan="2" | Henry Sanchez (D)
| align="right" | 34.2%
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| align="right" | 34.0%
 
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"            | '''22,198'''
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| align="right"            | '''34,476'''
 
|}
 
|}
  
===2004===
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===2002===
*'''2004 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - [[Republican]] Primary''' <ref>[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/election/results/04PRI/08070000.html Department of State - 2004 Primary Election Results]</ref>
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**Judy Emmons ran unopposed
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|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2004 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - General Election <ref>[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/election/results/04GEN/08070000.html Department of State - 2004 General Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2002 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - [[Republican]] Primary <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/02PRI/08070000.html Department of State - 2002 Primary Election Results]</ref>
 
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
 
| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
| align="right" | '''66.0%'''
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| align="right" | '''62.8%'''
 
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| colspan="2" | Henry Sanchez (D)
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| colspan="2" | Jon Aylsworth (R)
| align="right" | 34.0%
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| align="right" | 37.2%
 
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"            | '''34,476'''
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| align="right"            | '''6,777'''
 
|}
 
|}
 
===2006===
 
*'''2006 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - [[Republican]] Primary''' <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/06PRI/08070000.html Department of State - 2006 Primary Election Results]</ref>
 
**Judy Emmons ran unopposed
 
  
 
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{| border="1" cellpadding="4" cellspacing="0" style="margin: 1em 1em 1em 0; background: #f9f9f9; border: 1px #a3bfb1 solid; border-collapse: collapse; font-size: 95%;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
 
|- style="background-color:#CC0000; color: white;"
! colspan="5" | 2006 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - General Election <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/06GEN/08070000.html Department of State - 2006 General Election Results]</ref>
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! colspan="5" | 2002 Race for [[Michigan House of Representatives|State House]], District 70 - General Election <ref>[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/election/results/02GEN/08070000.html Department of State - 2002 General Election Results]</ref>
 
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! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
 
! colspan="2" style="width: 17em" |Candidates
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| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
 
| colspan="2" | [[Image:Green_check_mark.jpg|14px]] '''Judy Emmons (R)'''
| align="right" | '''63.2%'''
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| align="right" | '''65.8%'''
 
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| colspan="2" | Christopher Mahar (D)
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| colspan="2" | Henry Sanchez (D)
| align="right" | 36.8%
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| align="right" | 34.2%
 
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| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
 
| colspan="2" style="text-align: right; margin-right: 0.5em" | '''Total votes'''
| align="right"            | '''29,096'''
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| align="right"            | '''22,198'''
 
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|}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Emmons
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|Full name=Judy Emmons
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|year=2002
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|Editdate=June 1, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=5534 ''Follow the Money'', "Emmons, Judy K." Retrieved June 1, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=79446
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|result2012=N/A
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|office2012=Michigan State Senate, District 33
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|totalraised2010=74976
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|Michigan State Senate, District 33]]
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|totalraised2006=19000
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|result2006=Won
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|office2006=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2006|Michigan State House, District 70]]
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|totalraised2004=30375
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|result2004=Won
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|office2004=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2004|Michigan State House, District 70]]
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|totalraised2002=52178
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|result2002=Won
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|office2002=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2002|Michigan State House, District 70]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Emmons
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|full Name = Judy Emmons
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134987
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 79446
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|org1 = Citizens Action Fund
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|org2 = Michigan Bankers Association
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = Michigan Association Of Health Plans
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|org5 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|orgamount1 = 8485
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|orgamount2 = 5650
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|orgamount3 = 5250
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|orgamount4 = 1700
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Emmons
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|full Name = Judy Emmons
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132722
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 74976
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|org1 = Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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|org2 = Michigan Bankers Association
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|org3 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org4 = Conservative Leadership Committee
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|org5 = Fund For A Republican Majority
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 2600
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|orgamount4 = 2500
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|orgamount5 = 2500
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|}}
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===2006===
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{{SLP donor box 2006
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|name = Emmons
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|full Name = Judy Emmons
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90246
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 19000
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|org1 = Michigan Association of Realtors
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|org2 = Michigan Petroleum Association
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|org3 = Michigan Association of Insurance Agents
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|org4 = DTE Energy
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|org5 = Michigan Association of Insurance & Financial Advisors
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|orgamount1 = 2500
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|orgamount2 = 2500
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 1100
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
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===2004===
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{{SLP donor box 2004
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|name = Emmons
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|full Name = Judy Emmons
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68470
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 30375
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|org1 = Cox 5200 Club
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|org2 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = Michigan Dental Association
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|org5 = Michigan Farm Bureau/AgriPac
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|orgamount1 = 3500
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|orgamount2 = 2300
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|orgamount3 = 2000
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|orgamount4 = 2000
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|orgamount5 = 2000
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|}}
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Emmons
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|full Name = Judy Emmons
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2717
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 52178
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|org1 = Emmons, Judy K.
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org3 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org5 = Michigan Auto Dealers Association
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|orgamount1 = 14372
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
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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 '''Judy + Emmons + Michigan + Senate'''
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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=Judy+Emmons+Michigan+Senate&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Judy Emmons News Feed</rss>
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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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'''Judy Emmons''' received a '''61%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Recall efforts==
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::''See also: [[Judy Emmons recall, Michigan State Senate (2011)]]
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Deanna Porter filed recall language with the Montcalm County Clerk on May 25, 2011 seeking to remove Emmons from office. Porter cited Emmons's support for taxing pensions and tax cuts for corporations as the basis of her recall effort.<ref>[http://www.sentinel-standard.com/news/x1836099465/Resident-begins-action-to-recall-Emmons ''Sentinel-Standard,'' "Resident begins action to recall Emmons," May 26, 2011]</ref> The Election Commission unanimously voted to deny the petition on June 9 because it lacked clarity. That same morning Joan Rasegan filed two versions of recall language against Emmons based on the senator's vote for the Emergency Financial Manager Law.<ref>[http://www.thedailynews.cc/main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=11&ArticleID=39569 ''The Daily News,'' "Emmons recall language denied," June 9, 2011]</ref> Porter filed again on June 15.
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At a meeting on June 21, the commission denied Rasegan's wording. That same day she filed again twice.<ref>[http://www.sentinel-standard.com/highlight/x1336447426/Hearing-denies-Emmons-recall ''Sentinel Standard,'' "Hearing denies Emmons recall," June 22, 2011]</ref> Rasegan's and Porter's petitions were taken up at a meeting on July 1, where all three were approved. Both campaigns had 180 days to gather 19,953 signatures, but they had to be collected in a 90 day period.<ref>[http://www.sentinel-standard.com/highlight/x1722642650/Recall-wording-against-Emmons-approved ''Sentinel Standard,'' "Recall wording against Emmons approved," July 5, 2011]</ref> Their efforts failed to put the recall on the ballot.
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==Personal==
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Emmons and her husband Jerry have three children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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{{submit a leg link}}
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*[http://www.senate.michigan.gov/gop/senators/Emmons.asp?District=33 Senate website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=38055 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=38055 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134987 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=132722 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=90246 2006], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=68470 2004], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2717 2002]
 
*[http://www.facebook.com/judy.emmons Judy Emmons's Facebook profile]
 
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Judy Emmons
Judy Emmons.jpg
Michigan State Senate District 33
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives
2002 – 2008
Personal
BirthdayDecember 20, 1952
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Judy Emmons (b. December 20, 1952) is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 33 since January 1, 2011. Previously, Emmons was a Republican member of the House of Representatives, serving from 2003 to 2007. During her tenure in the House, Emmons served two years as majority vice-chair of the House Appropriations Committee.

Emmons is a fifth generation family farmer and a mentor. Judy serves as the chair of the statewide Senate GOP Women Matter training and education program.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Agriculture
Economic Development
Education, Vice-chair
Families, Seniors and Human Services, Chair
Health Policy
Veterans, Military Affairs and Homeland Security

2011-2012

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

Issues

Voting record

Key votes while a state representative

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  • Summary, A summary of some key votes this lawmakers made while a state representative.

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Emmons won election to the 33rd District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. She defeated Democrat James Hoisington and Libertarian Joshua Lillie in the November 2 general election.[1]

Michigan State Senate, District 33 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Judy Emmons (R) 50,222
James Hoisington (D) 25,206
Joshua Lillie (R) 2,403

2006

2006 Race for State House, District 70 - General Election [3]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Judy Emmons (R) 63.2%
Christopher Mahar (D) 36.8%
Total votes 29,096

2004

2004 Race for State House, District 70 - General Election [5]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Judy Emmons (R) 66.0%
Henry Sanchez (D) 34.0%
Total votes 34,476

2002

2002 Race for State House, District 70 - Republican Primary [6]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Judy Emmons (R) 62.8%
Jon Aylsworth (R) 37.2%
Total votes 6,777
2002 Race for State House, District 70 - General Election [7]
Candidates Percentage
Green check mark.jpg Judy Emmons (R) 65.8%
Henry Sanchez (D) 34.2%
Total votes 22,198


Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Emmons is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Emmons raised a total of $255,975 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[8]

Judy Emmons's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 33 Not up for election $79,446
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 33 Won $74,976
2006 Michigan State House, District 70 Won $19,000
2004 Michigan State House, District 70 Won $30,375
2002 Michigan State House, District 70 Won $52,178
Grand Total Raised $255,975

2012

Emmons was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Emmons raised a total of $79,446.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Judy Emmons's campaign in 2012
Citizens Action Fund$8,485
Michigan Bankers Association$5,650
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,250
Michigan Association Of Health Plans$1,700
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,500
Total Raised in 2012$79,446
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Emmons won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Emmons raised a total of $74,976.

2006

Emmons won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2006. During that election cycle, Emmons raised a total of $19,000.

2004

Emmons won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Emmons raised a total of $30,375.

2002

Emmons won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Emmons raised a total of $52,178.

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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.[9]

January 2011 - March 2012

Judy Emmons received a 61% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[9]

Recall efforts

See also: Judy Emmons recall, Michigan State Senate (2011)

Deanna Porter filed recall language with the Montcalm County Clerk on May 25, 2011 seeking to remove Emmons from office. Porter cited Emmons's support for taxing pensions and tax cuts for corporations as the basis of her recall effort.[10] The Election Commission unanimously voted to deny the petition on June 9 because it lacked clarity. That same morning Joan Rasegan filed two versions of recall language against Emmons based on the senator's vote for the Emergency Financial Manager Law.[11] Porter filed again on June 15.

At a meeting on June 21, the commission denied Rasegan's wording. That same day she filed again twice.[12] Rasegan's and Porter's petitions were taken up at a meeting on July 1, where all three were approved. Both campaigns had 180 days to gather 19,953 signatures, but they had to be collected in a 90 day period.[13] Their efforts failed to put the recall on the ballot.

Personal

Emmons and her husband Jerry have three children.

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