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  name                = Mike Callton |
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  |Name = Mike Callton
  political position  = Michigan House of Representatives District 87 |
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  |Profile picture = Mike Callton.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 87
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = January 1, 2011 - present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=087 House site]|
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  |Political party = Republican
}}{{tnr}}'''Mike Callton''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 87 since January 1, 2011.
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|Base salary = $71,685/year
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|Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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|Term limits = 3 terms
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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}}{{tnr}}'''Mike Callton''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 87.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
==Controversy==
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Callton graduated from Michigan State University in 1981 and earned his doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from the National University of Health Sciences in 1989. His professional experience includes owning Nashville Chiropractic Center.
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Callton is one of just three Republicans to receive campaign donations from the Michigan Education Association- the labor union of the majority of Michigan public school employees.<ref name ="three">[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/13788 "New GOP House Candidate Is One of Top Recipients for Teacher Union Money]</ref>
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The union, which opposes tax and budget cuts, donated $5,000 to Callton's campaign- more than they gave to the Speaker of the Michigan House and equal to their donation to the chairman of the House Appropriations Committee, which oversees, among other things, school spending.<ref name ="three"/>
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Callton served on the following committees:
  
Though recent polling shows that, a large percentage of teachers nationwide consider themselves 'conservative,"<ref>[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/13752 "MEA Concedes Large Percentage of 'Conservative' Teachers, Endorses 97% Democrats']</ref> of the 91 candidates for the Michigan State Senate and House, only three are Republicans.<ref name ="three"/>
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Elections and Ethics
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|Committee2 = Financial Liability Reform
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|Committee3 = Financial Services
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|Chair3 = Chair
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|Committee4 = Health Policy
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|Chair4 = Vice-chair
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Callton served on the following committees:
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Health Policy
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Insurance
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|Committee3 = Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
===2010===
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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Callton won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 87. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Sherry Anderson]] (D) and [[Joseph P. Gillotte]] (L) 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 87, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 = Libertarian
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|winner1 = Mike Callton
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Sherry Anderson
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|candidate3 = Joseph Gillotte
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|votes1 = 26454
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|votes2 = 14937
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|votes3 = 1533
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}}
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===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Callton
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|Full name=Mike Callton
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 12, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144145 ''Follow the Money'', "Callton, Mike." Retrieved June 12, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=68143
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 87]]
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|totalraised2010=121939
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 87]]
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}}
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Callton
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|full Name = Mike Callton
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139337
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = no
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 68143
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|org1 = Callton, Michael
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|org2 = Michigan Association Of Chiropractors
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org4 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|org5 = Michigan Osteopathic Association
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|orgamount1 = 6502
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4875
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|orgamount5 = 3500
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Callton
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|full Name = Mike Callton
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125985
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 121939
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|org1 = Callton, Mike (also filed as Callton, Michael)
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|org2 = Michigan Education Association
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|org3 = Michigan Association of Chiropractors
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|org4 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org5 = Reynolds, Bill
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|orgamount1 = 72176
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 4500
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|orgamount4 = 1500
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|orgamount5 = 1200
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|}}
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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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'''Mike Callton''' received a '''69%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Personal==
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Callton and his wife, Shelly, have two children.
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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 '''Mike + Callton + 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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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Mike+Callton+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Mike Callton News Feed}}
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==External links==
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*[http://repcallton.gophouse.org Office website]
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*[http://www.mikecallton.com/ Campaign website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=89320 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=89320 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125985 2010]
  
 
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Revision as of 19:00, 28 August 2013

Mike Callton
Mike Callton.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 87
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University
Ph.D.National University of Health Sciences, 1989
Military service
Service/branchUnited States Army
Years of service1982 - 1985
Personal
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Mike Callton is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 87. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Callton graduated from Michigan State University in 1981 and earned his doctorate in Chiropractic Medicine from the National University of Health Sciences in 1989. His professional experience includes owning Nashville Chiropractic Center.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Elections and Ethics
Financial Liability Reform
Financial Services, Chair
Health Policy, Vice-chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Callton served on the following committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Callton won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 87. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Sherry Anderson (D) and Joseph P. Gillotte (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 87, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMike Callton Incumbent 61.6% 26,454
     Democratic Sherry Anderson 34.8% 14,937
     Libertarian Joseph Gillotte 3.6% 1,533
Total Votes 42,924

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Callton won election to the District 87 Seat in 2010. He defeated Michael Bremer and Steve Fabiano in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Greg Grives (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 87 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Callton (R) 22,297
Greg Grives (D) 8,720
Bob Willett (L) 1,406

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Callton is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Callton raised a total of $190,082 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[2]

Mike Callton's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 87 Won $68,143
2010 Michigan State House, District 87 Won $121,939
Grand Total Raised $190,082

2012

Callton won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Callton raised a total of $68,143.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Callton's campaign in 2012
Callton, Michael$6,502
Michigan Association Of Chiropractors$5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,000
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$4,875
Michigan Osteopathic Association$3,500
Total Raised in 2012$68,143
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Callton won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Callton raised a total of $121,939.

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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Mike Callton received a 69% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Personal

Callton and his wife, Shelly, have two children.

Recent news

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

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

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Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Calley (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 87
2011–present
Succeeded by
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