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  name                = Paul Clemente |
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  |Name = Paul Clemente
  political position  = Michigan House of Representatives District 14 |
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  |Profile picture = Paul Clemente.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 14
  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     = [[Democratic]] |
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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://014.housedems.com/ House site] |
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  |Political party = Democratic | Party dot = {{bluedot|size=10px}}
}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Clemente''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 14th District since January 1, 2011. According to his biography, he wants to "streamline state government and cut wasteful spending to inject much-needed fiscal responsibility in Lansing."
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}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Clemente''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 14 since January 1, 2011. According to his biography, he wants to "streamline state government and cut wasteful spending to inject much-needed fiscal responsibility in Lansing."
  
==Previous offices held==
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Clemente is a CPA, and worked for the firm Coopers & Lybrand before becoming a Representative. Paul also is the former co-owner and manager of Clemente's Bar, Restaurant and Bowling Alley, a family owned business started by his parents. The venture closed its doors in 2010, after a 60 year run.
  
None. Cousin of former Rep. Ed Clemente, Rep. Clemente was a first time candidate in 2010
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Clemente served on the following committees:
  
==Political campaign history==
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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 = Judiciary
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|Committee2 = Michigan Competitiveness
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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}}
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clemente served on these 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 = Banking and Financial Services
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clemente served on these committees:
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|Collapse= Yes
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Banking and Financial Services
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|Committee2 = Commerce
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|Committee3 = Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
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|Committee4 =
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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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Clemente won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 14. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated [[Edward Gubics]] (R) and [[Loel Robert Gnadt]] (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 4, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 14, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 = Libertarian
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|winner1 = Paul Clemente
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Edward Gubics
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|candidate3 = Loel Robert Gnadt
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|votes1 = 23993
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|votes2 = 8763
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|votes3 = 1076
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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===More Voting Record Details===
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===More voting record details===
 
*List of all of Clemente’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=27247&CategoryID=0&Keywords=&op=Search&CVN=10000 roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
 
*List of all of Clemente’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=27247&CategoryID=0&Keywords=&op=Search&CVN=10000 roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Clemente
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|Full name=Paul Clemente
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 1, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=143858 ''Follow the Money'', "Clemente, Paul." Retrieved June 1, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=121375
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 14]]
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|totalraised2010=47595
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 14]]
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}}
  
In 2010, Clemente raised $47,595 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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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Clemente
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|full Name = Paul Clemente
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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139339
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 121375
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|org1 = Clemente Paul
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|org2 = Michigan Association Of CPAs
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|org3 = DTE Energy
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Bankers Association
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|orgamount1 = 100000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 1500
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|orgamount4 = 1850
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|orgamount5 = 900
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|}}
  
His two largest contributors were:
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Clemente
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 47595
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|org1 = Clemente, Paul
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|org2 = Friends of Paul Clemente
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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|org4 = Bohn, Paul F.
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|org5 = Jackson, Rose
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|orgamount1 = 36295
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|orgamount2 = 5850
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|orgamount3 = 500
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|orgamount4 = 500
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|orgamount5 = 500
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|}}
  
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
| Clemente, Paul
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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 22, 2012]</ref>
| Align="Right" | $36,000
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Paul Clemente''' received a '''13%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
| Friends Of Paul Clemente
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| Align="Right" | $5,750
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==Committee assignments==
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==Personal==
===2011-2012===
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Clemente and his wife Cara have three children.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clemente has been appointed to these committees:
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* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
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* [[Commerce Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Commerce]]
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* [[Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security]]
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===2009-2010===
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==Recent news==
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clemente served on these committees:
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Paul + Clemente + Michigan + Legislature'''
* Banking and Financial Services
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* Commerce
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* Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security
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==External links==
 
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==Campaign contributions==
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*[http://014.housedems.com/ House website]
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=clemente&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123122 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123122 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
===Contact===
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125573 2010]
Rep. Paul Clemente<br>
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N693 House Office Building<br>
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P.O. Box 30014<br>
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Lansing, MI 48909-7514<br>
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Phone: (517) 373-0140<br>
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paulclemente@house.mi.gov
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Revision as of 17:56, 1 June 2013

Paul Clemente
Paul Clemente.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 14
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paul Clemente is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 14 since January 1, 2011. According to his biography, he wants to "streamline state government and cut wasteful spending to inject much-needed fiscal responsibility in Lansing."

Clemente is a CPA, and worked for the firm Coopers & Lybrand before becoming a Representative. Paul also is the former co-owner and manager of Clemente's Bar, Restaurant and Bowling Alley, a family owned business started by his parents. The venture closed its doors in 2010, after a 60 year run.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Judiciary
Michigan Competitiveness, Vice-chair

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clemente served on these committees:

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Clemente won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 14. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Edward Gubics (R) and Loel Robert Gnadt (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012. [1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 14, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Clemente Incumbent 70.9% 23,993
     Republican Edward Gubics 25.9% 8,763
     Libertarian Loel Robert Gnadt 3.2% 1,076
Total Votes 33,832

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Clemente won election to the District 14 Seat in 2010. He defeated Brittany Guerriero, Frank Liberati, Rebecca Sarazin and Frank Vaslo in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Patrick O'Connell (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 14 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes


Green check mark transparent.png Paul Clemente (D) 14,536
Patrick O'Connell (R) 7,069

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Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Clemente is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Clemente raised a total of $168,970 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[2]

Paul Clemente's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 14 Won $121,375
2010 Michigan State House, District 14 Won $47,595
Grand Total Raised $168,970

2012

Clemente won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Clemente raised a total of $121,375.

2010

Clemente won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Clemente raised a total of $47,595.

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

Paul Clemente received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Personal

Clemente and his wife Cara have three children.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Paul + Clemente + 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
Ed Clemente (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 14
2011–present
Succeeded by
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