LaMar Lemmons, Jr.

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LaMar Lemmons, Jr.
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Michigan House of Representatives District 2
Former member
Term in office began
2005
Term in office ended
2011
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
LaMar Lemmons, Jr. was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 2nd District from 2005 to January 1, 2011.

A native of Memphis, Tennessee, Rep. Lemmons moved to Detroit in 1950. Lemmons is the father of four children; serving in the House along with his oldest son, LaMar Lemmons III, who represents the 3rd House District.

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

Lemmons was not eligible for re-election under Maine's term limits.

2008

On November 04, 2008, LaMar Lemmons, Jr. ran for District 2 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Edith Floyd. [1]

LaMar Lemmons, Jr. raised $15,831 for his campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 2
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png LaMar Lemmons, Jr. (D) 25,327
Edith Floyd (R) 930

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 LaMar Lemmons, Jr. collected $15,831 in donations. [3]

His two largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $3,120
DTE Energy $1,050

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. LaMar Lemmons, Jr.
S0586 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Phone: (517) 373-0106
Fax: (517) 373-7271
LaMarLemmonsJr@house.mi.gov

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 2
2005–2011
Succeeded by
Lisa Howza