Ken Goike

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Ken Goike
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Michigan House of Representatives District 33
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 4
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
ProfessionOwner, Goike Trucking and Excavating
Office website
Ken Goike is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 33rd District since January 1, 2011. He owns Goike Trucking and Excavating.

Goike is the owner of Goike Trucking and Excavating. He is the current president of the Armada Fair, and is a member of the Michigan Farm Bureau, the Michigan Builders Association and the Septic Association.



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Goike ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election takes place on November 6.[1]


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Goike won election to the District 33 Seat in 2010. He defeated Giuseppe Biondo, Gina Bucci, Frank Cusumano, James Santilli, Jr. and Pete Vitale in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Andrew Prasiloski (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 33 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ken Goike (R) 24,469
Andrew Prasiloski (D) 12,339

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Campaign donors


In 2010, Goike raised $25,325 in contributions. [2]

His two largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Goike, Ken $5,000
Michigan Chamber Of Commerce $1,000

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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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Ken Goike received an 83% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Committee assignments


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

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Joint Capital Outlay, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Transportation


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

  • Appropriations

Ken Goike’s Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State


Rep. Ken Goike
N-797 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-0820


Goike and his wife Sherry have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kim Meltzer
Michigan House of Representatives District 33
Succeeded by