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|state= Michigan
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|district=[[Michigan's 108th state house district|108th]]
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|place of birth= [[Daggett, Michigan]]
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[[Democrat]] '''Judy Nerat''' of  [[Sunshinereview:Wallace, Michigan|Wallace]] is the current state representative for the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_108_30687_7.pdf 108th District] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] serving her first term. Rep. Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from Graceland University in Iowa. He went on to earn two master’s degrees: a master’s in social work from Michigan State University and a master’s in educational administration from Grand Valley State University.
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[[Democrat]] '''Judy Nerat''' of  [[Sunshinereview:Wallace, Michigan|Wallace]] is the current state representative for the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_108_30687_7.pdf 108th District] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] serving her first term. Rep. Judy Nerat was born Judith Kaczmarczyk to Leo and Irene Kaczmarczyk in Daggett, Michigan, located in Menominee County. Leo Kaczmarczyk was a Marine Shipyard worker in Marinette, Wisconsin and a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Union.
  
Rep. Brown is married to Carol. They have one daughter, Teresa, and two sons, Chris and Bryan.  
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Judy graduated from Stephenson High School as well as the College of Beauty Culture in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She owned and operated a Hair Salon in Menominee, Michigan for over 34 years. In 2004, Judy Nerat was certified as a nursing assistant and worked at a local assisted living facility.
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Nerat is married and has two children and four grandchildren. She lives in Wallace, Michigan, and belongs to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.<ref>http://votefornerat.com/bio.php</ref>
  
 
==Previous Offices Held==
 
==Previous Offices Held==
  
None
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See "Campaign History"
  
 
==Political Campaign History==
 
==Political Campaign History==
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Nerat was elected to the Menominee County Road Commission in 1998. In 2000, she was appointed to the Commissioners’ Committee for the County Road Association of Michigan. In 2002, she was appointed chair of the Commissioners’ Committee. Judy was elected to the County Road Association Self Insurance Fund in 2003, as one of nine directors. She was re-elected to the Road Commission in 2004.
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In 2006 she announced her intention to run as a Democrat against incumbent Republican State Representative Tom Casperson in the 108th District in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Nerat easily won the Democratic Primary, but went on to lose to Casperson in the general election.
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However, in 2008, Tom Casperson was unable to run for re-election due to term limits, choosing instead to run against Congressman Bart Stupak. Nerat again declared her intention to run, this time for an open seat. She narrowly defeated Janis Burgess in the Democratic Primary, winning by only 76 votes. In the November General Election, Nerat faced Republican Mike Falcon of Gladstone. Nerat won the seat with 56% of the vote. She campaigned the last three weeks leading up to the election with a fractured hip before undergoing hip replacement surgery in late October.<ref>http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/news_story.aspx?id=214010</ref>
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Nerat is quoted in the 3 February 2009 Daily Press in regards to Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm's announcement that the state will cease subsidizing the Upper Peninsula State Fair as saying, "I don't know where this rumor started. However, up to this point, the state has not provided any state funding to support the fair."
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*'''2008 election for State House'''
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**Judy Nerat (D), 56%
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**Mike Falcon (R), 44%
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*'''2008 Democratic Primary election for State House'''
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**Judy Nerat (D), 37%
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**Janis Burgess (D), 36%
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**Dennis Baldinelli (D), 17%
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**David Polzin (D), 10%
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*'''2006 election for State House'''
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**Tom Casperson (R), 55%
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**Judy Nerat (D), 45%
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*'''2006 Democratic Primary election for State House'''
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**Judy Nerat (D), 69%
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**David Polzin (D), 31%
  
 
==Judy Nerat’s Voting Record==
 
==Judy Nerat’s Voting Record==
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===More Voting Record Details===
 
===More Voting Record Details===
*List of all of Judy Nerat’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=10859&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).
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*List of all of Judy Nerat’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16775&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 Judy Nerat’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=10859&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2007&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 1 missed roll-call votes]  
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*List of Judy Nerat’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16775&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 170 missed roll-call votes]  
  
 
==Judy Nerat’s Committee Assignments, 2009-2010 Legislature==
 
==Judy Nerat’s Committee Assignments, 2009-2010 Legislature==
*Appropriations
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*Agriculture
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*Commerce
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*Great Lakes and Environment
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*Transportation
  
 
==Judy Nerat’s Campaign Contributions==
 
==Judy Nerat’s Campaign Contributions==
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Brown,+Terry%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=nerat&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
  
 
===Contact===
 
===Contact===
 
Rep. Judy Nerat<br>
 
Rep. Judy Nerat<br>
S1188 House Office Building<br>
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S1487 House Office Building<br>
 
P.O. Box 30014<br>
 
P.O. Box 30014<br>
 
Lansing, MI 48909-7514<br>
 
Lansing, MI 48909-7514<br>
(517) 373-0476<br>
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(517) 373-0156<br>
terrybrown@house.mi.gov<br>
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JudyNerat@house.mi.gov<br>
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==References==
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<references/>
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

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Democrat Judy Nerat of Wallace is the current state representative for the 108th District of the Michigan House of Representatives serving her first term. Rep. Judy Nerat was born Judith Kaczmarczyk to Leo and Irene Kaczmarczyk in Daggett, Michigan, located in Menominee County. Leo Kaczmarczyk was a Marine Shipyard worker in Marinette, Wisconsin and a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Union.

Judy graduated from Stephenson High School as well as the College of Beauty Culture in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. She owned and operated a Hair Salon in Menominee, Michigan for over 34 years. In 2004, Judy Nerat was certified as a nursing assistant and worked at a local assisted living facility.

Nerat is married and has two children and four grandchildren. She lives in Wallace, Michigan, and belongs to Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.[1]

Previous Offices Held

See "Campaign History"

Political Campaign History

Nerat was elected to the Menominee County Road Commission in 1998. In 2000, she was appointed to the Commissioners’ Committee for the County Road Association of Michigan. In 2002, she was appointed chair of the Commissioners’ Committee. Judy was elected to the County Road Association Self Insurance Fund in 2003, as one of nine directors. She was re-elected to the Road Commission in 2004.

In 2006 she announced her intention to run as a Democrat against incumbent Republican State Representative Tom Casperson in the 108th District in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Nerat easily won the Democratic Primary, but went on to lose to Casperson in the general election.

However, in 2008, Tom Casperson was unable to run for re-election due to term limits, choosing instead to run against Congressman Bart Stupak. Nerat again declared her intention to run, this time for an open seat. She narrowly defeated Janis Burgess in the Democratic Primary, winning by only 76 votes. In the November General Election, Nerat faced Republican Mike Falcon of Gladstone. Nerat won the seat with 56% of the vote. She campaigned the last three weeks leading up to the election with a fractured hip before undergoing hip replacement surgery in late October.[2]

Nerat is quoted in the 3 February 2009 Daily Press in regards to Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm's announcement that the state will cease subsidizing the Upper Peninsula State Fair as saying, "I don't know where this rumor started. However, up to this point, the state has not provided any state funding to support the fair."

  • 2008 election for State House
    • Judy Nerat (D), 56%
    • Mike Falcon (R), 44%
  • 2008 Democratic Primary election for State House
    • Judy Nerat (D), 37%
    • Janis Burgess (D), 36%
    • Dennis Baldinelli (D), 17%
    • David Polzin (D), 10%
  • 2006 election for State House
    • Tom Casperson (R), 55%
    • Judy Nerat (D), 45%
  • 2006 Democratic Primary election for State House
    • Judy Nerat (D), 69%
    • David Polzin (D), 31%

Judy Nerat’s Voting Record

Judy Nerat on Key Votes of the 2009-2010 Legislature

More Voting Record Details

Judy Nerat’s Committee Assignments, 2009-2010 Legislature

  • Agriculture
  • Commerce
  • Great Lakes and Environment
  • Transportation

Judy Nerat’s Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Judy Nerat
S1487 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0156
JudyNerat@house.mi.gov

References

  1. http://votefornerat.com/bio.php
  2. http://www.uppermichiganssource.com/news/news_story.aspx?id=214010

External links