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[[Democrat]] '''Mark Meadows''' of  [[Sunshinereview:East Lansing, Michigan|East Lansing]] is the current state representative for the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_69_30714_7.pdf 69th District] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] serving his second term.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mark Meadows''' was a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 69 from January 1, 2007 to January 1, 2013.
  
 
Rep. Meadows earned an undergraduate degree at Western Michigan University and his law degree at Michigan State University, formerly Detroit College of Law. He and his wife, Pam, are the parents of four East Lansing High School graduates: Kirk, Tori, Maureen and Tara, and the grandparents of four: Aurora, Cameron, Taylor and Lauren.
 
Rep. Meadows earned an undergraduate degree at Western Michigan University and his law degree at Michigan State University, formerly Detroit College of Law. He and his wife, Pam, are the parents of four East Lansing High School graduates: Kirk, Tori, Maureen and Tara, and the grandparents of four: Aurora, Cameron, Taylor and Lauren.
  
==Previous Offices Held==
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==Previous offices held==
  
 
He was appointed as an Assistant Attorney General for the Michigan Department of Attorney General in 1975 and was assigned to represent, at various times, the Departments of Social Services, Mental Health, Natural Resources, and State Police; served in Attorney General Frank Kelley's Environmental Protection Division; represented the Public Service Commission; and, was general counsel to the Commission On Law Enforcement Standards.
 
He was appointed as an Assistant Attorney General for the Michigan Department of Attorney General in 1975 and was assigned to represent, at various times, the Departments of Social Services, Mental Health, Natural Resources, and State Police; served in Attorney General Frank Kelley's Environmental Protection Division; represented the Public Service Commission; and, was general counsel to the Commission On Law Enforcement Standards.
  
==Political Campaign History==
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==Political campaign history==
  
 
He began his service for the City of East Lansing in 1989, when he was named to the East Lansing Commission on the Environment, on which he served until 1994. He served on the East Lansing Planning Commission from 1994 through 1995. In late 1995, he was elected to the East Lansing City Council, and was elected Mayor of the City of East Lansing late 1997. He continued in that capacity until stepping down in fall 2006 to run for the vacant seat in the 69th District of the Michigan House of Representatives. He was elected to that seat in November 2006 to complete the existing term ending December 31, 2006, and also to serve for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2008. In November 2008, he was re-elected to serve another two-year term from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010.
 
He began his service for the City of East Lansing in 1989, when he was named to the East Lansing Commission on the Environment, on which he served until 1994. He served on the East Lansing Planning Commission from 1994 through 1995. In late 1995, he was elected to the East Lansing City Council, and was elected Mayor of the City of East Lansing late 1997. He continued in that capacity until stepping down in fall 2006 to run for the vacant seat in the 69th District of the Michigan House of Representatives. He was elected to that seat in November 2006 to complete the existing term ending December 31, 2006, and also to serve for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2008. In November 2008, he was re-elected to serve another two-year term from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010.
  
==Voting Record==
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==Voting record==
  
 
===Key votes of 2009-2010===
 
===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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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*List of all of Mark Meadows’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=10736&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
 
*List of all of Mark Meadows’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=10736&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
 
*List of Mark Meadows’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=10736&Missed=True&StartMonth=11&StartYear=2006&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 117 missed roll-call votes]  
 
*List of Mark Meadows’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=10736&Missed=True&StartMonth=11&StartYear=2006&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 117 missed roll-call votes]  
  
==Committee Assignments, 2009-2010==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Meadows served on these committees:
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* [[Judiciary Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Judiciary]], Vice Chair
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* Statutory Committee on Legislative Council, Vice Chair
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* [[Tax Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Tax Policy]]
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Meadows served on these committees:
 
* [[Great Lakes and Environment Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Great Lakes and Environment]]
 
* [[Great Lakes and Environment Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Great Lakes and Environment]]
 
* [[Judiciary Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
 
* [[Judiciary Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Judiciary]]
 
* [[Urban Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Urban Policy]]
 
* [[Urban Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Urban Policy]]
==Elections==
 
  
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==Elections==
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Meadows ran for re-election to the District 69 Seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition.  He will face [[Susan McGillicuddy]] in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Meadows won re-election to the District 69 Seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition.  He defeated [[Susan McGillicuddy]] in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Mark Meadows (D)'''
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| colspan="2" | Susan McGillicuddy (R)
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| align="right" | 10,452
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==Campaign donors==
 
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===2010===
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In 2010, Meadows received $79,731 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
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|org1 = Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333
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|org2 = Michigan Trial Lawyers Association
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates
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|org5 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|orgdonor1 = $5,000
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|orgdonor2 = $4,650
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|orgdonor3 = $3,200
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|orgdonor4 = $2,750
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==Campaign Contributions==
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[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Meadows%20%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
 
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Meadows%20%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
  
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(517) 373-1786<br>
 
(517) 373-1786<br>
 
markmeadows@house.mi.gov<br>
 
markmeadows@house.mi.gov<br>
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==Recent news==
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012]</ref>
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'''Mark Meadows''' received a '''13%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
 
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Mark Meadows
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Michigan House of Representatives District 69
Former member
In office
2007 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2006
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Mayor, East Lansing
1997-2005
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Michigan University, 1971
J.D.Detroit College of Law, 1975
Personal
BirthdayApril 29, 1947
Place of birthGrosse AE Farms, MI
ReligionMethodist
CandidateVerification
Mark Meadows was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 69 from January 1, 2007 to January 1, 2013.

Rep. Meadows earned an undergraduate degree at Western Michigan University and his law degree at Michigan State University, formerly Detroit College of Law. He and his wife, Pam, are the parents of four East Lansing High School graduates: Kirk, Tori, Maureen and Tara, and the grandparents of four: Aurora, Cameron, Taylor and Lauren.

Previous offices held

He was appointed as an Assistant Attorney General for the Michigan Department of Attorney General in 1975 and was assigned to represent, at various times, the Departments of Social Services, Mental Health, Natural Resources, and State Police; served in Attorney General Frank Kelley's Environmental Protection Division; represented the Public Service Commission; and, was general counsel to the Commission On Law Enforcement Standards.

Political campaign history

He began his service for the City of East Lansing in 1989, when he was named to the East Lansing Commission on the Environment, on which he served until 1994. He served on the East Lansing Planning Commission from 1994 through 1995. In late 1995, he was elected to the East Lansing City Council, and was elected Mayor of the City of East Lansing late 1997. He continued in that capacity until stepping down in fall 2006 to run for the vacant seat in the 69th District of the Michigan House of Representatives. He was elected to that seat in November 2006 to complete the existing term ending December 31, 2006, and also to serve for a two-year term beginning January 1, 2007 and ending December 31, 2008. In November 2008, he was re-elected to serve another two-year term from January 1, 2009 through December 31, 2010.

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.

More voting record details

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Meadows served on these committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Meadows won re-election to the District 69 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Susan McGillicuddy in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 69 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Meadows (D) 16,782
Susan McGillicuddy (R) 10,452

2008

On November 04, 2008, Mark Meadows ran for District 69 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Frank Lambert. [1]

Mark Meadows raised $70,766 for his campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 69
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mark Meadows (D) 30,981
Frank Lambert (R) 13,806

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Meadows received $79,731 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mark Meadows (Michigan)'s campaign in 2010
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333$5,000
Michigan Trial Lawyers Association$4,650
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$3,200
Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Associates$2,750
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$2,579
Total Raised in 2010 $79,731

2008

In 2008 Mark Meadows collected $70,766 in donations. [4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $4,716
United Automobile Aerospace & Agricultural Implement Workers of America $2,500
Michigan Education Association $2,065
Plumbers & Pipefitters Local 333 $1,800
DTE Energy $1,550

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Mark Meadows
Room 374, Capitol Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-1786
markmeadows@house.mi.gov

Recent news

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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.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Mark Meadows received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

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Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 69
2007 – 2013
Succeeded by
Sam Singh (D)