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Revision as of 20:15, 7 August 2012

Ken Yonker
Ken Yonker.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 72
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Ken Yonker is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 72 since January 1, 2011.

Yonker has worked for Wycliffe Bible Translators.

Yonker graduated from Michigan State University College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the Institute of Agricultural Technology.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Yonker ran unopposed in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election is November 6.[1]

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Yonker won election to the District 72 Seat in 2010. He defeated Frederick Fleischmann and Eric Larson in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Brian Bosak (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 72 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Ken Yonker (R) 24,801
Brian Bosak (D) 9,219
William Wenzel (L) 908

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Yonker raised $29,968 in contributions. [2]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Yonker, Ken $1,708
Michigan Association Of Realtors $1,000
Michigan Chamber Of Commerce $1,000

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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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Ken Yonker received a 69% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Personal

Yonker and his wife Amy have four children.

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