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  |Name = Mike Callton
 
  |Name = Mike Callton
 
  |Profile picture = Mike Callton.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Mike Callton.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 87
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 87
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
  |Tenure = January 1, 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = January 1, 2011 - 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 = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
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  |Other =  
 
  |Other =  
 
  |Military = United States Army
 
  |Military = United States Army
  |Years of service = 1982-1985
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  |Years of service = 1982 - 1985
 
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  |Profession = Business Owner
 
  |Profession = Business Owner
 
  |Religion =  
 
  |Religion =  
  |Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=087
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  |Office website = http://repcallton.gophouse.org
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.mikecallton.com/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.mikecallton.com/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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}}{{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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}}{{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.
  
Callton owns Nashville Chiroactic Center.
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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 graduated from Michigan State University in 1981. He earned his Doctorate of Chiropractic Medicine from the National University of Health Sciences in 1989.
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==Controversy==
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Though he has yet to cast a single vote,
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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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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==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Callton served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Callton served on the following committees:
  
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD87 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[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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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144145 ''Follow the Money'', "Callton, Mike." Retrieved June 12, 2013.]</ref>
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144145 ''Follow the Money'', "Callton, Mike," accessed June 12, 2013]</ref>
 
|party=Republican
 
|party=Republican
 
|totalraised2012=68143
 
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===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.<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>
 
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====
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
'''Mike Callton''' received a '''69%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Mike Callton''' received a '''69%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Endorsements==
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===2014===
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In 2014, Callton'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==
Callton and his wife Shelly have two children.
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Callton and his wife, Shelly, have two children.
  
 
==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==
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=087 House website]
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*[http://repcallton.gophouse.org Office website]
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*[http://www.mikecallton.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000125/mike-callton/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=89320 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=89320 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=89320 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=89320 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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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

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. Jordan Brehm was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Mike Callton was unopposed in the Republican primary.[1][2]

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.[3]

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.[4][5]

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.[6]

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Mike Callton received a 69% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Callton's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[8]

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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See also

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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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