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  |Name = Paul Clemente
 
  |Name = Paul Clemente
 
  |Profile picture = Paul Clemente.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Paul Clemente.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 14
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 14
  |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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  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
 
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  |Last election =  
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014|November 4, 2014]]
 
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  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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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."
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}}{{tnr}}'''Paul Clemente''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing [[Michigan House of Representatives District 14|District 14]]. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.
  
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.
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==Biography==
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Clemente's professional experience includes working as a CPA for Coopers & Lybrand, as well as co-owning and managing the now-defunct Clemente's Bar, Restaurant and Bowling Alley.
  
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clemente served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Clemente served on the following committees:
  
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clemente served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Clemente served on the following committees:
  
 
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==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD14 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 4, 2012]</ref>
  
 
{{Election box 2012
 
{{Election box 2012
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[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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| align="right" | 7,069  
 
| align="right" | 7,069  
 
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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).
 
  
 
==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=143858 ''Follow the Money'', "Clemente, Paul," accessed 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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|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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|reference = http://followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125573
| Align="Right" | $36,000
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| Friends Of Paul Clemente
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|party = Democratic
| Align="Right" | $5,750
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|total raised = 47595
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|org1 = Clemente, Paul
 
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|org2 = Friends of Paul Clemente
==Campaign donors==
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|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
===2012===
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|org4 = Bohn, Paul F.
{{State leg donor}}
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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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|}}
  
 
==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
 
===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 22, 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 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
'''Paul Clemente''' received a '''13%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Paul Clemente''' received a '''13%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Clemente and his wife Cara have three children.
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Clemente and his wife, Cara, have three children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Paul + Clemente + Michigan + Legislature'''
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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://014.housedems.com/ House website]
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*[http://014.housedems.com/ Office website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000052/paul-clemente/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MIClementePaul Profile from Vote-USA]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123122 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=123122 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123122 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=123122 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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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
Last electionNovember 4, 2014
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Paul Clemente is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 14. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Clemente's professional experience includes working as a CPA for Coopers & Lybrand, as well as co-owning and managing the now-defunct Clemente's Bar, Restaurant and Bowling Alley.

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 the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election was held on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Paul Clemente was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Nathan Inks was unopposed in the Republican primary. Clemente defeated Inks in the general election.[1][2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 14 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Clemente Incumbent 70.2% 14,661
     Republican Nathan Inks 29.8% 6,223
Total Votes 20,884

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.[4]

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.[5][6]

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

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.[7]

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.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Clemente's campaign in 2012
Clemente Paul$100,000
Michigan Association Of CPAs$5,000
DTE Energy$1,500
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$1,850
Michigan Bankers Association$900
Total Raised in 2012$121,375
Source:Follow the Money

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.[8]

January 2011 - March 2012

Paul Clemente received a 13% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[8]

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.

Paul Clemente News Feed

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See also

External links

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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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