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Revision as of 06:19, 20 December 2011

Kurt Damrow
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Michigan House of Representatives District 84
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
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Kurt Damrow is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 84 since January 1, 2011.

Damrow is a retired Michigan Air National Guardsman. He was formerly a county commissioner.

Damrow graduated from Spec's Howard School of Broadcast Arts and the Nashville Auctioneering Institute.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Kurt Damrow endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Damrow won election to the District 84 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Terry Brown (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 84 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kurt Damrow (R) 15,183
Terry Brown (D) 15,153

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Damrow raised $7,785 in contributions. [2]

His largest contributor was the Michigan Chamber of Commerce, which donated $1,000 to his campaign.

Recall efforts

See also: Kurt Damrow recall, Michigan House of Representatives (2011)

On June 1, 2011, Jack Jensen filed language with the Huron County Clerk seeking the recall of Damrow from office, citing failure by Damrow to properly report campaign finance information, as well as supporting legislation that could hurt families, seniors, schools and local government. The clerk held a hearing on June 13 to determine if the language submitted “is or is not of sufficient clarity to enable the officer whose recall is sought and the electors to identify the course of conduct which is the basis for the recall.”[3]

At that meeting the election commission rejected the language for being too editorialized.[4] Jensen submitted new, less complicated language, which was unanimously approved at a meeting on June 30. Organizers announced they would immediately begin collecting the 7,679 signatures necessary for a recall.[5]

The recall campaign aimed to have the signatures collected by August 5 in order to make the November ballot, but fell short. They then attempted to collect the signatures by September 28 in order to put a vote for recall on the February 2012 ballot[6] but the effort failed.

Personal

Damrow and his wife Kim have two children.

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