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===Presidential endorsement===
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Kurt Heise
Kurt Heise.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 20
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
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
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan, 1998
J.D.Wayne State University Law School
Office website
Kurt Heise is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 20th District since January 1, 2011.

Heise was formerly a city attorney in Dearborn Heights and the city of Woodhaven. Kurt is a Trustee on the Plymouth-Canton Educational Foundation, serves on the Board of Directors for Friends of the Rouge, and serves as a consultant for Wayne State University's Urban Watershed program alongside an adjunct professorship.

Heise graduated from the University of Michigan with a Bachelor's degree in 1988. He went on to earn his Masters of Law in Labor Law from Wayne State University Law School.

Committee assignments


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


Presidential endorsement


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

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



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Heise won election to the District 20 Seat in 2010. He defeated Steve Booher, Jr. in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Joan Wadsworth (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 20 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Kurt Heise (R) 20,920
Joan Wadsworth (D) 15,128

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Campaign donors


In 2010, Heise raised $74,850 in contributions. [2]

His three largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Heise, Kurt L $20,000
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $2,500


Rep. Kurt Heise
N-699 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909
Phone: (517) 373-3816


Heise and his wife Catherine have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Marc Corriveau
Michigan House of Representatives District 20
Succeeded by