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|Name = Martin Howrylak
 
|Name = Martin Howrylak
 
|Profile picture = Martin Howrylak.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Martin Howrylak.jpg
|Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 41
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 41
|Status = Representative
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|Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - Present
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|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - present
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Assumed office = 2013
 
|Assumed office = 2013
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|Birthday =
 
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|Place of birth = Troy, MI
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|Place of birth = Troy, Michigan
 
|Profession = Certified Public Accountant
 
|Profession = Certified Public Accountant
 
|Religion =
 
|Religion =
|Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=041
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|Office website = http://rephowrylak.gophouse.org/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.martinhowrylak.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.martinhowrylak.com/
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Martin Howrylak''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 41 since January 1, 2013.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Martin Howrylak''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 41.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
  
Howrylak is a certified public accountant who has held several offices, including that of city councilman, city trustee, and mayor pro-tem in Troy, Michigan, where he has been a lifelong resident.  He has a B.S. in Geological Sciences and a Master in Accounting degree, both from the University of Michigan.  He is an Eagle Scout.<ref name="bio">[http://www.martinhowrylak.com/about-martin/ ''Martin Howrylak for State Representative'', "About Martin", retrieved August 6, 2012.]</ref>
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Howrylak has served as city councilman, city trustee, and mayor pro-tem in Troy, Michigan.
  
==Issues==
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==Biography==
===Campaign themes===
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Howrylak earned his B.S. in Geological Sciences and a master's degree in Accounting degree from the University of Michigan.  His professional experience includes working as a certified public accountant.<ref name="bio">[http://www.martinhowrylak.com/about-martin/ ''Martin Howrylak for State Representative'', "About Martin," accessed August 6, 2012]</ref>
Howrylak's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.martinhowrylak.com/ "martinhowrylak," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Jobs and the Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"Introduce a mandatory phase-out of the personal income tax."
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'''Fiscal Health'''
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*Excerpt:"Prohibit local governments from running unbalanced budgets. Our formerly great cities of Detroit and Flint should not have been allowed to fall apart as catastrophically as they have."
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'''education'''
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*Excerpt:"Michigan children deserve a better education. We must demand accountability from public schools. Those that fail should be eliminated. Teachers that excel should be rewarded. Children born to poor families should not be punished with sub-standard education and deserve a quality education."
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==Committee assignments==
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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Howrylak's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.martinhowrylak.com/ "martinhowrylak," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Jobs and the Economy'''
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*Excerpt: "Introduce a mandatory phase-out of the personal income tax."
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'''Fiscal Health'''
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*Excerpt: "Prohibit local governments from running unbalanced budgets. Our formerly great cities of Detroit and Flint should not have been allowed to fall apart as catastrophically as they have."
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'''Education'''
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*Excerpt: "Michigan children deserve a better education. We must demand accountability from public schools. Those that fail should be eliminated. Teachers that excel should be rewarded. Children born to poor families should not be punished with sub-standard education and deserve a quality education."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD41 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Howrylak won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 41. He defeated [[Deborah DeBacker]] and [[Matt Pryor]]  in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Mary Kerwin]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 6, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Howrylak won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 41. He defeated [[Deborah DeBacker]] and [[Matt Pryor]]  in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Mary Kerwin]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'', "2012 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 6, 2012]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 41
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1413707 ''Follow the Money'', "Howrylak, Martin," accessed June 10, 2013]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=105823
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 41]]
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===2012===
 
===2012===
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 105823
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|org1 = Howrylak, Martin
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|org2 = Bolger Restore Michigan Fund
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|org3 = Leadership Under New Direction
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|org4 = Common Sense Leadership Fund
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|org5 = Michigan Association Of CPAs
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|orgamount1 = 39333
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 5000
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|orgamount5 = 5000
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==Endorsements==
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===2014===
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In 2014, Howrylak's endorsements include:
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*Right to Life of Michigan<ref>[https://secure.rtl.org/apps/elections/listing ''Right to Life of Michigan'', "Elections," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Howrylak is married to his wife, Jane.<ref name="bio" />
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Howrylak is married to his wife, Jane.  He is an Eagle Scout.<ref name="bio"/>
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
 
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
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==External links==
 
==External links==
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=041 Rep. Howrylak's website]
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*[http://rephowrylak.gophouse.org/ Office website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000214/martin-howrylak/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MIHowrylakMartin Profile from Vote-USA]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=76585 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=76585 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=76585 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=76585 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1413707 Follow the Money]
 
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=1413707 Follow the Money]
*[http://www.facebook.com/HowrylakForStateHouse Martin Howrylak on Facebook]  
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*[http://www.facebook.com/HowrylakForStateHouse Campaign Facebook page]
  
 
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Martin Howrylak
Martin Howrylak.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 41
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Troy City Councilman
2000-2011
Education
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
Master'sUniversity of Michigan
Personal
Place of birthTroy, Michigan
ProfessionCertified Public Accountant
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Martin Howrylak is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 41. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Howrylak has served as city councilman, city trustee, and mayor pro-tem in Troy, Michigan.

Biography

Howrylak earned his B.S. in Geological Sciences and a master's degree in Accounting degree from the University of Michigan. His professional experience includes working as a certified public accountant.[1]

Committee assignments

2013-2014

At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Howrylak served on the following committees:

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Howrylak's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

Jobs and the Economy

  • Excerpt: "Introduce a mandatory phase-out of the personal income tax."

Fiscal Health

  • Excerpt: "Prohibit local governments from running unbalanced budgets. Our formerly great cities of Detroit and Flint should not have been allowed to fall apart as catastrophically as they have."

Education

  • Excerpt: "Michigan children deserve a better education. We must demand accountability from public schools. Those that fail should be eliminated. Teachers that excel should be rewarded. Children born to poor families should not be punished with sub-standard education and deserve a quality education."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Mary Kerwin was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Martin Howrylak was unopposed in the Republican primary.[3][4]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Howrylak won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 41. He defeated Deborah DeBacker and Matt Pryor in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Mary Kerwin (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 41, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Howrylak 50.5% 23,404
     Democratic Mary Kerwin 49.5% 22,977
Total Votes 46,381
Michigan House of Representatives, District 41 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngMartin Howrylak 37.7% 3,907
Deborah Debacker 34% 3,527
Matt Pryor 28.2% 2,926
Total Votes 10,360

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Howrylak is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Howrylak raised a total of $105,823 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 10, 2013.[7]

Martin Howrylak's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 41 Won $105,823
Grand Total Raised $105,823

2012

Howrylak won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Howrylak raised a total of $105,823.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Martin Howrylak's campaign in 2012
Howrylak, Martin$39,333
Bolger Restore Michigan Fund$5,000
Leadership Under New Direction$5,000
Common Sense Leadership Fund$5,000
Michigan Association Of CPAs$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$105,823
Source:Follow the Money

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Howrylak's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[8]

Personal

Howrylak is married to his wife, Jane. He is an Eagle Scout.[1]

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Preceded by
Martin Knollenberg (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 41
2013 – Present
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