Paul Muxlow

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Paul Muxlow
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Michigan House of Representatives District 83
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'sEastern Michigan University
Master'sUniversity of Michigan--Ann Arbor
Military service
Service/branchMichigan Air National Guard
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Paul Muxlow is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 83 since January 1, 2011.

Muxlow is the owner of Muxlow and Associates Real Estate.

Muxlow graduated from Eastern Michigan University with a bachelor's degree, and from the University of Michigan-Ann Arbor with his master's degree.

Issues

Campaign themes

Muxlow's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Jobs & The Economy

  • Excerpt:"The number one priority for me in this campaign is developing jobs. When all people are working, it makes for a strong economy"

Education

  • Excerpt:"I’m a 100% supporter of schools and education at all levels. I am a former science teacher, community college instructor, counselor and coordinator"

Agriculture

  • Excerpt:"I am 100% on the side of Agriculture. Farmers deserve our support. We need more free trade for agricultural products."

Right To Life

  • Excerpt:"I have been an active member of Sanilac County RTL for several years. I am 100% Right to Life and I strongly believe in protecting the unborn."

Second Amendment

  • Excerpt:"Citizens have the right to bear arms, which is why I am a member of National Rifle Association (NRA)."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Muxlow won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 83. He defeated Bob Eick in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Carol Cease Campbell (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 83, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Muxlow Incumbent 55.7% 19,750
     Democratic Carol Campbell 44.3% 15,685
Total Votes 35,435


Michigan House of Representatives, District 83 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPaul Muxlow Incumbent 50.6% 5,198
Bob Eick 49.4% 5,066
Total Votes 10,264

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Muxlow won election to the District 83 Seat in 2010. He defeated Alan Broughton, Kirk Dale, Justin Faber, John Hoffmann, Ed Smith and Eric Tubbs in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Alan Lewandowski (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 83 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Paul Muxlow (R) 14,940
Alan Lewandowski (D) 10,116

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Muxlow is available dating back to 2002. Based on available campaign finance records, Muxlow raised a total of $398,219 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[3]

Paul Muxlow's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 83 Won $107,216
2010 Michigan State House, District 83 Won $73,365
2004 Michigan State House, District 83 Defeated $142,677
2002 Michigan State House, District 82 Defeated $74,961
Grand Total Raised $398,219

2012

Muxlow won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Muxlow raised a total of $107,216.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Paul Muxlow's campaign in 2012
Muxlow, Paul$33,500
Michigan Association Of School Administrators$5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$4,750
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$3,100
Leadership Under New Direction$2,650
Total Raised in 2012$107,216
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Muxlow won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Muxlow raised a total of $73,365.

2004

Muxlow lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2004. During that election cycle, Muxlow raised a total of $142,677.

2002

Muxlow lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2002. During that election cycle, Muxlow raised a total of $74,961.

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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Paul Muxlow received a 65% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

Personal

Muxlow and his wife Liz have three children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
John Espinoza (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 83
2011–present
Succeeded by
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