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  |Tenure = 2009-Present
 
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
 
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  |Base salary = $71,865/year  
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  |Base salary = $71,685/year  
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Pension  =  
 
  |Pension  =  
  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
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  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |First elected = 2008
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
  |Prior office = Commissioner, Calhoun County
 
  |Prior office = Commissioner, Calhoun County
 
  |Prior office years = 2002-2007
 
  |Prior office years = 2002-2007
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  |Campaign website = http://www.katesegal.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kate Segal''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 62 since January 1, 2009 and currently serving as [[State House Minority Floor Leader|Minority Floor Leader]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Kate Segal''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 62 since January 1, 2009.  She served as [[State House Minority Floor Leader|Minority Floor Leader]] from 2011 to 2013.
  
 
Rep. Segal is a graduate of Kalamazoo College, where she received a bachelor's degree in sociology, with a concentration in public policy and urban affairs. She lives in Battle Creek with her husband, Mike, and their daughter, Elise.
 
Rep. Segal is a graduate of Kalamazoo College, where she received a bachelor's degree in sociology, with a concentration in public policy and urban affairs. She lives in Battle Creek with her husband, Mike, and their daughter, Elise.
  
 
==Issues==
 
==Issues==
===Campaign Themes===
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===Campaign themes===
 
Segal's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.katesegal.com/ "katesegal," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
 
Segal's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.katesegal.com/ "katesegal," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
  
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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, Segal served on the following committees:
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Health Policy
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|Committee2 = Insurance
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Michigan Competitiveness
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Segal has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Segal served on these committees:
* [[Agriculture Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Agriculture]]
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* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Agriculture  
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|Committee2 = Health Policy  
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|Committee3 = Insurance  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Segal served on these committees:
 
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Segal served on these committees:
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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* [[Insurance Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Insurance]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[New Economy and Quality of Life Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|New Economy and Quality of Life]]
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|Collapse= Yes
* [[Urban Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Urban Policy]]
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Health Policy  
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|Committee2 = Insurance  
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|Committee3 = New Economy and Quality of Life  
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|Committee4 = Urban Policy  
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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Segal won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 62. She was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Mark Behnke]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
 
Segal won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 62. She was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Mark Behnke]] (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 61, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Kate Segal
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Mark Behnk
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 21129
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|votes2 = 15511
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|votes3 =
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}}
  
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
In 2010, Segal received $183,238 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=96915
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 62]]
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|totalraised2010=183238
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 62]]
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|party = Democratic
 
|party = Democratic
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|org1 = Michigan Education Association
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|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org3 = Michigan Auto Workers
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|org4 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org5 = DTE Energy
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|org1 = Michigan House Democratic Fund
 
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|org4 = Michigan Auto Workers
 
|org4 = Michigan Auto Workers
 
|org5 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
 
|org5 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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In 2008 Kate Segal collected $178,049 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106870 2008 contributors to Kate Segal]</ref>
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Revision as of 03:04, 11 June 2013

Kate Segal
Kate Segal.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 62
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Leadership
Minority Floor Leader, Michigan State House of Representatives
2011-present
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Commissioner, Calhoun County
2002-2007
Education
Bachelor'sKalamazoo College
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Kate Segal is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 62 since January 1, 2009. She served as Minority Floor Leader from 2011 to 2013.

Rep. Segal is a graduate of Kalamazoo College, where she received a bachelor's degree in sociology, with a concentration in public policy and urban affairs. She lives in Battle Creek with her husband, Mike, and their daughter, Elise.

Issues

Campaign themes

Segal's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

The Michigan Youth ChalleNGe Academy (MYCA)

  • Excerpt:"While Kate and her team won the last fight to preserve this outstanding program, another tough budget year awaits us. It will take continued leadership in Lansing to ensure that the MYCA can move forward with its work offering the troubled youths of our community an opportunity to become productive citizens."

Saving jobs and encouraging growth in Calhoun County

  • Excerpt:"Kate knows that the government does not create jobs. However, she believes we can create an environment that supports businesses and entrepreneurship through strong leadership and sound policy decisions."

Doing More with Less in State Government

  • Excerpt:"In Kate’s second term as your state representative, she will oppose cuts that threaten good programs and with them our state’s recovery."

Strong Schools and High Quality Education

  • Excerpt:"In light of budget cuts, Kate will ensure the efficient allocation of education dollars. Kate knows that we will only have a strong Michigan when we provide our children with the education they need to thrive."

Previous offices held

Prior to being elected to the Michigan House of Representatives, Segal served on the Calhoun County Board of Commissioners from 2002 to 2008, serving as chairwoman in her final term.

Political campaign history

  • 2008 General Election for State Representative - Michigan's 62nd District
    • Kate Segal (D), 62%
    • Greg Moore (R), 38%
  • 2008 Primary Election for State Representative - Michigan's 62nd District
    • Kate Segal (D), 68%
    • Tim Nendorf (D), 32%

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.


More voting record details

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Health Policy
Insurance, Vice-chair
Michigan Competitiveness

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Segal won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 62. She was unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Mark Behnke (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 61, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngKate Segal Incumbent 57.7% 21,129
     Republican Mark Behnk 42.3% 15,511
Total Votes 36,640

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Segal won re-election to the District 62 Seat in 2010. She had no primary opposition. She defeated Steven Mobley in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 62 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kate Segal (D)' 14,188
Steven Mobley (R) 11,719

2008

On November 04, 2008, Kate Segal ran for District 62 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Gregory Moore. [3]

Kate Segal raised $178,049 for her campaign.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 62
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kate Segal (D) 25,029
Gregory Moore (R) 15,426

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Segal is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Segal raised a total of $458,202 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[5]

Kate Segal's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 62 Won $96,915
2010 Michigan State House, District 62 Won $183,238
2008 Michigan State House, District 62 Won $178,049
Grand Total Raised $458,202

2012

Segal won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Segal raised a total of $96,915.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Kate Segal's campaign in 2012
Michigan Education Association$5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,000
Michigan Auto Workers$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$3,300
DTE Energy$3,000
Total Raised in 2012$96,915
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Segal won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Segal raised a total of $183,238.

2008

Segal won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Segal raised a total of $178,049.

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Kate Segal
N0996 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0555
KateSegal@house.mi.gov

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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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Kate Segal received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

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