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Kate Segal

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Kate Segal
Michigan House of Representatives District 62
Incumbent
Assumed office
2009
Current term ends
2010
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House Site

Democrat Kate Segal of Battle Creek is the current state representative for the 62nd District of the Michigan House of Representatives serving her first term.

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.

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.


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Committee Assignments, 2009-2010

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

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

2008

On November 04, 2008, Kate Segal ran for District 62 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Gregory Moore. [1]

Kate Segal raised $178,049 for her campaign.[2]

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

2008

In 2008 Kate Segal collected $178,049 in donations. [3]

Her five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers $5,000
Progressive Womens Alliance $5,000
Michigan List $5,000
Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters $5,000
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 $5,000

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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