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{{Polinfobox
 
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  |Project = SLP
 
  |Project = SLP
  |Name = Peter Lund
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  |Name = Pete Lund
 
  |Profile picture = Legislators.Lund_Pete.jpg
 
  |Profile picture = Legislators.Lund_Pete.jpg
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 36
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 36
 
  |Status = Incumbent
 
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = 2009-Present
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  |Tenure = 2009- 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 = 2009
 
  |Assumed office = 2009
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  |Years of service 2  =  
 
  |Citations =  
 
  |Citations =  
  |Birthday = 03/13/1964
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  |Birthday = March 13, 1964
 
  |Place of birth =  
 
  |Place of birth =  
 
  |Profession = Business Owner
 
  |Profession = Business Owner
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  |Campaign website = http://www.petelund.org/
 
  |Campaign website = http://www.petelund.org/
 
  |Personal website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Peter Lund''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 36 since January 1, 2009. Lund is currently serving as [[State House Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Peter "Pete" Lund''' (b. March 13, 1964) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 36.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Lund is currently serving as [[State House Majority Whip|Majority Whip]].
  
Rep. Lund received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Adrian College. He received an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from Wayne State University. Representative Lund is the owner of Direct Mailers, and a part-time professor of Public Finance at Walsh College. Prior to running and winning office as a state representative in 2008, Lund served as Macomb County Commissioner for eleven years. On February 10, 2009, representative Lund introduced legislation for the first time. The legislation would stop property taxes from increasing while property values are declining, an issue Lund felt had been very important to constiuents throughout the election.
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Lund served as Macomb County Commissioner for eleven years.
  
Pete Lund resides in Shelby Township with his wife, Karen Potchynok-Lund. He has two daughters.
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==Biography==
 
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Lund earned his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Adrian College and his M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from Wayne State University. His professional experience includes working as the owner of Direct Mailers and a part-time professor of Public Finance at Walsh College.
==Previous offices held==
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Lund served as a Macomb County commissioner for eleven years before being elected state representative.
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==Political campaign history==
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*'''2008 election for State House'''
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**Pete Lund (R) 61%
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**Robert Murphy (D) 39%
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==Voting record==
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===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
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* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12976 Driver Responsibility Fees], Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12780 Crony Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12537 Right to Work], Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12487 Dept. of State Cost-Saving], Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12632 Golf Carts], Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12005 Home Court Disadvantage], Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Fire Safe Cigarettes], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 Balancing Act], Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 Balancing Act 2], Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11469 A Good Tax Gone Bad?], Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11219 It’s From the Children], Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10864 Left Behind], Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10871 First Class Schools],  Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 2], Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 3], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10574 Secret Ballot], Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10576 Property Taxes Assaulted Again], Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10493 Sneak Attack], Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10494 Grapes of Wrath], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars], Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations], Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.
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===More voting record details===
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*List of all of Peter Lund’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16772&op=Remove+Filter 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).
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*List of Peter Lund’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16772&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 0 missed roll-call votes]
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lund served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lund served on the following committees:
  
 
{{Committee Assignments
 
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===2009-2010===
 
===2009-2010===
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lund served on these committees:
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lund served on the following committees:
  
 
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|Committee5 =
 
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==Issues==
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===Voting record===
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====Key votes of 2009-2010====
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*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
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* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12976 Driver Responsibility Fees], Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12780 Crony Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12537 Right to Work], Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12487 Dept. of State Cost-Saving], Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12632 Golf Carts], Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12005 Home Court Disadvantage], Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12017 Fire Safe Cigarettes], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 Balancing Act], Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
 +
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11464 Balancing Act 2], Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
 +
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11469 A Good Tax Gone Bad?], Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/11219 It’s From the Children], Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10864 Left Behind], Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10871 First Class Schools],  Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 2], Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10703 Politically Correct Capitalism 3], Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10574 Secret Ballot], Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10576 Property Taxes Assaulted Again], Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10493 Sneak Attack], Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10494 Grapes of Wrath], Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars], Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations], Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.
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===More voting record details===
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*List of all of Pete Lund’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16772&op=Remove+Filter 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).
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*List of Pete Lund’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16772&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2013 missed roll-call votes]
  
 
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{{Primary election box 2012
 
{{Primary election box 2012
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 36
 
|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 36
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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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===2008===
 
===2008===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives]]''
  
On November 04, 2008, Peter Lund ran for District 36 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Robert Murphy. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08036000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Peter Lund ran for District 36 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Robert Murphy. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08036000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
Peter Lund raised $50,872 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106763 ''Follow the Money's report on Lund's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Lund raised $50,872 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106763 ''Follow the Money's report on Lund's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
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|year=2008
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|Editdate=June 1, 2013
 
|link=<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9132 ''Follow the Money'', "Lund, Peter." Retrieved June 10, 2013.]</ref>
 
|link=<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9132 ''Follow the Money'', "Lund, Peter." Retrieved June 10, 2013.]</ref>
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
In 2010, Lund received $45,790 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable Follow the Money - 2010 contributions]</ref>
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{{SLP donor box 2010
 
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|full name = Peter Lund
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|total raised = 45790
 
|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org1 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
 
|org2 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
 
|org2 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
 
|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
 
|org3 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
|org4 = Michigan Mcdonalds Operators Association
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|org4 = Michigan McDonald'ss Operators Association
 
|org5 = Michigan Society Of Anesthesiologists
 
|org5 = Michigan Society Of Anesthesiologists
|orgdonor1 = $4,250
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|orgamount1 = 4250
|orgdonor2 = $3,000
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|orgamount2 = 3000
|orgdonor3 = $2,500
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|orgamount3 = 2500
|orgdonor4 = $1,400
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|orgamount4 = 1400
|orgdonor5 = $1,325
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|orgamount5 = 1325
 
|}}
 
|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
In 2008 Peter Lund collected $50,872 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106763 2008 contributors to Peter Lund]</ref>
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|full Name = Peter Lund
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|org2 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org3 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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|org5 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
| Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 2000
| Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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|orgamount4 = 1150
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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| Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan  
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| align="right" | $1,000
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|}
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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====
'''Peter Lund''' received a '''75%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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'''Pete Lund''' received a '''75%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
 
==Personal==
 
==Personal==
Lund and his wife Karen have two children.
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Lund and his wife, Karen, have two children.
  
 
==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Peter + Lund + Michigan + Legislature'''
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Pete + Lund + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
<rss>http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Peter+Lund+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Peter Lund News Feed</rss>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Pete+Lund+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Pete Lund News Feed}}
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
{{submit a leg link}}
 
{{submit a leg link}}
*[http://petelund.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://replund.gophouse.org/ Office website]
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=036 Michigan Legislature - Representative Peter Lund]  
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*[http://petelund.com/ Campaign website]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87955 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87955 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87955 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87955 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16772 Michigan Votes - Peter Lund]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16772 Michigan Votes - Peter Lund]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106763 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106763 2008]
*[http://www.facebook.com/PeteforMI Peter Lund on Facebook]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/PeteforMI Campaign Facebook page]
  
 
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Pete Lund
Pete Lund.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 36
Incumbent
In office
2009- present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sAdrian College
Master'sWayne State University
Personal
BirthdayMarch 13, 1964
ProfessionBusiness Owner
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Peter "Pete" Lund (b. March 13, 1964) is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 36. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008. Lund is currently serving as Majority Whip.

Lund served as Macomb County Commissioner for eleven years.

Biography

Lund earned his B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Adrian College and his M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from Wayne State University. His professional experience includes working as the owner of Direct Mailers and a part-time professor of Public Finance at Walsh College.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Government Operations, Vice-chair
Insurance, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lund served on the following committees:

2009-2010

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

Issues

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

  • Click below to see how this representative voted.
  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.

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Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Lund won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 36. He defeated Tadd Siglow in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Robert Murphy (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Lund Incumbent 64.1% 26,870
     Democratic Robert Murphy 35.9% 15,024
Total Votes 41,894
Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Lund Incumbent 74.5% 8,572
Tadd Siglow 25.5% 2,937
Total Votes 11,509

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lund won re-election to the District 36 Seat in 2010. He defeated Sebastian Previti and Brian Senia in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Robert Murphy (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Lund (R) 25,523
Robert Murphy (D) 11,027

2008

See also: Michigan House of Representatives

On November 4, 2008, Peter Lund ran for District 36 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Robert Murphy. [2]

Lund raised $50,872 for his campaign.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 36
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Lund (R) 30,753
Robert Murphy (D) 19,905

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Lund is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Lund raised a total of $178,346 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[4]

Peter Lund's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 36 Won $81,774
2010 Michigan State House, District 36 Won $45,790
2008 Michigan State House, District 36 Won $50,782
Grand Total Raised $178,346

2012

Lund won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Lund raised a total of $81,774.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Pete Lund's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$5,000
One Tough Nerd PAC$5,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$3,570
Farmers Insurance Group$3,500
DTE Energy$3,250
Total Raised in 2012$81,774
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Lund won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Lund raised a total of $45,790.

2008

Lund won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Lund raised a total of $50,872.

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.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Pete Lund received a 75% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

Personal

Lund and his wife, Karen, have two children.

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