Lesia Liss

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Lesia Liss
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Michigan House of Representatives District 28
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan-Dearborn, 2007
Associate'sHenry Ford Community College
Personal
BirthdayAugust 11, 1966
ProfessionRegistered Nurse
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Lesie Liss is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 28th District since January 1, 2009.

Rep. Lesiao attended Henry Ford Community College, where she acquired her Associate’s Degree in Science-Nursing. She then attended the University of Michigan - Dearborn, graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in Hispanic Studies. She is fluent in Spanish and Ukrainian. She is married to Mark.

Voting record

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

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Liss won re-election to the District 28 Seat in 2010. She defeated Syed Rob and [[Gloria Sankuer] in the August 3 Democratic primary. She defeated Marc Goodson (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 28 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lesia Liss (D) 12,389
Marc Goodson (R) 7,281
Gloria Sankuer (I) 1,762

2008

On November 04, 2008, Lesia Liss ran for District 28 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Jason Balaska. [1]

Lesia Liss raised $37,363 for her campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 28
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Lesia Liss (D) 24,659
Jason Balaska (R) 10,342

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Lesia Liss collected $37,363 in donations. [3]

Her four largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America $5,000
Michigan Education Association $4,975
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $1,500
Lesia Liss $1,475

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Lesia Liss
N0792 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-2275
LesiaLiss@house.mi.gov

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Michigan House of Representatives District 28
2009–present
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