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  |Profile picture = Matt Huuki.jpg  
 
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 110
 
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 110
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former member
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = 2011 - 2013
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]]
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  |Term ends =  
  |Assumed office = 2011
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  |Assumed office =  
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
  |Political party = Republican
 
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  |Base salary = $71,865/year
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  |Base salary =  
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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  |Per diem =  
 
  |Pension  =  
 
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  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |Appointed by =  
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=110
 
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=110
  |Campaign website =  
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  |Campaign website = http://matthuukiforstaterep.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Matt Huuki''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 110 since January 1, 2011.
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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.
  
 
Huuki is the owner of Matt's Auto Glass and Body Repair.
 
Huuki is the owner of Matt's Auto Glass and Body Repair.
  
 
Huuki attended Finlandia University.
 
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==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Huuki has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Huuki served on these committees:
 
* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
 
* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
 
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
 
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 110, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Scott Dianda
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|Inc2 = Y
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|candidate2 = Matt Huuki
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 19992
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|votes2 = 18759
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 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]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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 2010 contributions]</ref>   
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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 ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>   
  
 
His four largest contributors were:
 
His four largest contributors were:
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| Align="Right" | $1,900
 
| Align="Right" | $1,900
 
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Matt + Huuki + Michigan + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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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"/>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=110 House website]
 
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=110 House website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=124480 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=124480 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124480 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124480 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126048 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126048 2010]
  
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Latest revision as of 22:39, 23 March 2014

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.[3][4]

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.[5]

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.

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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.[6]

January 2011 - March 2012

Matt Huuki received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[6]

Personal

Huuki and his wife Janell have two children.

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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)