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'''Matt Huuki''' is the representative-elect for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 100|District 110 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Huuki faced [[Scott Dianda]] in the general election on November 2, 2010.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt Huuki''' was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 110 from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2013.
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Huuki is the owner of Matt's Auto Glass and Body Repair.
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Huuki attended Finlandia University.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Huuki's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://matthuukiforstaterep.com/ "matthuukiforstaterep," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Michigan jobs'''
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*Excerpt:"We must welcome industry back into Michigan. Without our private sector, our public sector cannot be sustained."
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'''Fiscal Responsibility'''
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*Excerpt:"Our state government must cut wasteful spending, and start to operate like a business."
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'''Education'''
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*Excerpt:"Matt believes that education is extremely important, and that the education system in Michigan is broken. Parents need to be empowered to make important educational decisions for and with their children."
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'''The 2nd Amendment'''
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*Excerpt:"He believes that we must do all we can to protect the 2nd Amendment, because without this right, we will have no other rights."
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'''Life'''
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*Excerpt:"Matt believes that life begins at conception, and ends at natural death."
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Huuki served on these committees:
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* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
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* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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* [[Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation]], Vice Chair
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* [[Transportation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Transportation]] Member
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Huuki ran for re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 110. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by [[Scott Dianda]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<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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|winner1 = Scott Dianda
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===2010===
 
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Huuki won election to the District 110 Seat in 2010.  He defeated [[Don Keith]] in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated [[Scott Dianda]] (D) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
 
Huuki won election to the District 110 Seat in 2010.  He defeated [[Don Keith]] in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated [[Scott Dianda]] (D) in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Matt Huuki (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''16,031'''
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| colspan="2" | Scott Dianda (D)
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| align="right" | 12,814
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Huuki raised $38,777 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable ''followthemoney.org'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref> 
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His four largest contributors were:
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| Michigan Farm Bureau
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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| Michigan Republican Party
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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| Huuki, Matthew E
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| Align="Right" | $2,700
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| Genetski For Conservative Majo
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| Align="Right" | $1,900
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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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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Matt Huuki''' received a '''75%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Personal==
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Huuki and his wife Janell have two children.
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==External links==
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=110 House website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=124480 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124480 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126048 2010]
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Revision as of 14:26, 23 December 2013

Matt Huuki
Matt Huuki.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 110
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Personal
ProfessionOwner/Operator, Matt's Auto Glass and Body Repair
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Matt Huuki was a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 110 from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2013.

Huuki is the owner of Matt's Auto Glass and Body Repair.

Huuki attended Finlandia University.

Issues

Campaign themes

Huuki's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Michigan jobs

  • Excerpt:"We must welcome industry back into Michigan. Without our private sector, our public sector cannot be sustained."

Fiscal Responsibility

  • Excerpt:"Our state government must cut wasteful spending, and start to operate like a business."

Education

  • Excerpt:"Matt believes that education is extremely important, and that the education system in Michigan is broken. Parents need to be empowered to make important educational decisions for and with their children."

The 2nd Amendment

  • Excerpt:"He believes that we must do all we can to protect the 2nd Amendment, because without this right, we will have no other rights."

Life

  • Excerpt:"Matt believes that life begins at conception, and ends at natural death."

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Huuki ran for re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 110. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and was defeated by Scott Dianda (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 110, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngScott Dianda 51.6% 19,992
     Republican Matt Huuki Incumbent 48.4% 18,759
Total Votes 38,751

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Huuki won election to the District 110 Seat in 2010. He defeated Don Keith in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Scott Dianda (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 110 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Matt Huuki (R) 16,031
Scott Dianda (D) 12,814

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Huuki raised $38,777 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Michigan Republican Party $5,000
Huuki, Matthew E $2,700
Genetski For Conservative Majo $1,900

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Matt + Huuki + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Matt Huuki News Feed

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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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Matt Huuki received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Huuki and his wife Janell have two children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 110
2011 – 2013
Succeeded by
Scott Dianda (D)