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|Name =Mike Green
 
|Name =Mike Green
 
|Profile picture =Mike Green.jpg
 
|Profile picture =Mike Green.jpg
|Position = Michigan State Senate District 31
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|Position = Michigan State Senate, District 31
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Status = Incumbent
 
|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] - present
 
|Tenure =[[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] - present
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|Leadership 5 =
 
|Leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
 
|Years leadership 5 =
|Base salary = $71,865/year
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|Base salary = $71,685/year
|Per diem =$10,800/year
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|Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
|Pension =
 
|Pension =
 
|Last election =  
 
|Last election =  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Green
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|Full name=Mike Green
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|year=1996
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|Editdate= May 31, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=14471 ''Follow the Money'', "Green, Michael L." Retrieved May 31, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=137427
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|result2012=N/A
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|office2012=Michigan State Senate, District 31
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|totalraised2010=558796
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|Michigan State Senate, District 31]]
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|totalraised2002=248566
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|result2002=Lost
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|office2002=[[Michigan State Senate elections, 2002|Michigan State Senate, District 31]]
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|totalraised1998=50460
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|result1998=Won
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|office1998=[[Michigan House of Representatives|Michigan State House, District 84]]
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|totalraised1996=65041
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|result1996=Won
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|office1996=[[Michigan House of Representatives|Michigan State House, District 84]]
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}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
{{State leg donor}}
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Green
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|full name = Mike Green
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134985
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = off
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 137427
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|org1 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org2 = DTE Energy
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|org3 = CMS Energy
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|org4 = Michigan Bankers Association
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|org5 = Citizens Action Fund
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|orgamount1 = 7250
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|orgamount2 = 6950
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|orgamount3 = 4300
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|orgamount4 = 4250
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|orgamount5 = 4030
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|}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Green
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|full name = Mike Green
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126117
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = yes
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 558796
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|org1 = Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan
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|org2 = Jansen Legacy Fund
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|org3 = Richardville Leadership Fund
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|org4 = Michigan Jobs Fund
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|org5 = Knights Of The Round Table
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|orgamount1 = 402052
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|orgamount2 = 10000
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|orgamount3 = 10000
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|orgamount4 = 10000
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|orgamount5 = 10000
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|}}
  
In 2010, Green raised $558,796 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=S&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2002===
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{{SLP donor box 2002
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|name = Green
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|full name = Mike Green
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=248566
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|office= Michigan State Senate
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|new = lost
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 248566
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|org1 = Green, Michael L.
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org3 = Bay Area Leadership Fund
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|org4 = Common Cents North
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|org5 = Huron County Republican Party
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|orgamount1 = 10380
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|orgamount2 = 7500
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|orgamount3 = 4700
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|orgamount4 = 4500
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|orgamount5 = 4000
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|}}
  
His six largest contributors were:
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===1998===
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{{SLP donor box 1998
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|name = Green
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|full name = Mike Green
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35535
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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 = 50460
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|org1 = Association Underground Contractors PAC
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|org2 = Michigan Association Of Insurance Agents
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|org3 = Muchmore Harrington Smalley & Association
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|org4 = Realtors PAC Of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Manufactured Housing RV & Campground Association
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|orgamount1 = 2650
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|orgamount2 = 2160
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|orgamount3 = 1900
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|orgamount4 = 1660
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|orgamount5 = 1500
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|}}
  
{{legislative donor box}}
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===1996===
|-
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{{SLP donor box 1996
| Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan
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|name = Green
| Align="Right" | $402,052
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|full name = Mike Green
|-
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35044
| Jansen Legacy Fund
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|new = no
|-
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|party = Republican
| Richardville Leadership Fund
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|total raised = 65041
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|org1 = Michigan Bank PAC
|-
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|org2 = Green, Michael L.
| Michigan Jobs Fund
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|org3 = Michigan Manufactured Housing RV & Campground Association PAC
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|org4 = Detroit Auto Dealers Association
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|org5 = Realtors PAC Of Michigan
| Knights Of The Round Table
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|orgamount1 = 2200
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|orgamount2 = 1703
|-
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|orgamount3 = 1250
| Pappageorge Leadership Fund
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|orgamount4 = 1200
| Align="Right" | $10,000
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|orgamount5 = 1200
|}
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|}}
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Green and his wife Paula have five children.
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Green and his wife, Paula, have five children.
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
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*[http://img.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8682 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://img.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=8682 Project Vote Smart biography]
 
*[http://img.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8682 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
 
*[http://img.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=8682 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126117 2010]
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* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=134985 2012], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126117 2010], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=2748 2002], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35535 1998], [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=35044 1996]
  
 
==References==
 
==References==

Revision as of 09:23, 11 June 2013

Mike Green
Mike Green.jpg
Michigan State Senate, District 31
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
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Tuscola County Commissioner
1985 – 1992
Personal
BirthdaySeptember 28, 1948
Place of birthRisco, Missouri
ReligionBaptist
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Mike Green (b. September 28, 1948) is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing the 31st District since January 1, 2011. Prior to his time in the Senate, Mike served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 1995-2001, representing District 84.

Before his election to the legislature, Green owned and operated a successful business, Green's Log Rails and Custom Log Furniture from 2003-2010. He was also a tool and die maker at General Motors. Green retired from GM with 30 years in the skilled trades. During this time, he operated the Green family farm for 17 years.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations
Banking & Financial Institution
Natural Resources, Environment and Great Lakes

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Green won election to the 31st District of the Michigan State Senate in 2010. He defeated Democrat Jeff Mayes in the November 2 general election.[1]

Michigan State Senate, District 31 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Mike Green (R) 51,678
Jeff Mayes (D) 36,629

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Green is available dating back to 1996. Based on available campaign finance records, Green raised a total of $1,060,290 during that time period. This information was last updated on May 31, 2013.[2]

Mike Green's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State Senate, District 31 Not up for election $137,427
2010 Michigan State Senate, District 31 Won $558,796
2002 Michigan State Senate, District 31 Defeated $248,566
1998 Michigan State House, District 84 Won $50,460
1996 Michigan State House, District 84 Won $65,041
Grand Total Raised $1,060,290

2012

Green was not up for election to the Michigan State Senate in 2012. During that election cycle, Green raised a total of $137,427.
Michigan State Senate 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Mike Green's campaign in 2012
Michigan Association Of Realtors$7,250
DTE Energy$6,950
CMS Energy$4,300
Michigan Bankers Association$4,250
Citizens Action Fund$4,030
Total Raised in 2012$137,427
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Green won election to the Michigan State Senate in 2010. During that election cycle, Green raised a total of $558,796.

2002

Green lost the election for the Michigan State Senate in 2002. During that election cycle, Green raised a total of $248,566.

1998

Green won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1998. During that election cycle, Green raised a total of $50,460.

1996

Green won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 1996. During that election cycle, Green raised a total of $65,041.

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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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Mike Green received a 63% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Recall efforts

See also: Mike Green recall, Michigan State Senate (2011)

On June 2, 2011, a recall petition targeting Green for his support of taxing pensions was filed with the Tuscola County Clerk's office. Paul Piche, who submitted the language, stated, "What was done is wrong and he has to understand there is a price for how he votes. I think there are enough people out there to get signatures. It may not be that hard.”[4] The petition was rejected by the County Election Commission on June 13 for being too ambiguous.[5] Two days later Piche filed a second petition with revised language.[6] The petition language was approved on July 5, giving Piche 90 days to collect 23,229 signatures in order to initiate a recall election.[7]

The effort did not collect enough signatures to place the recall on the November 2011 ballot.

Personal

Green and his wife, Paula, have five children.

External links

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Political offices
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Michigan State Senate District 31
2011–present
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