|Michigan House of Representatives District 36|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||6|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Master's||Wayne State University|
- 1 Previous offices held
- 2 Political campaign history
- 3 Voting record
- 4 Committee assignments
- 5 Elections
- 6 Campaign donors
- 7 Campaign contributions
- 8 Recent news
- 9 External links
- 10 References
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.
Pete Lund resides in Shelby Township with his wife, Karen Potchynok-Lund. He has two daughters.
Previous offices held
Lund served as a Macomb County commissioner for eleven years before being elected state representative.
Political campaign history
- 2008 election for State House
- Pete Lund (R) 61%
- Robert Murphy (D) 39%
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.
More Voting Record Details
- List of all of Peter Lund’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Peter Lund’s 0 missed roll-call votes
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lund has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lund served on these committees:
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)|
|Peter Lund (R)||25,523|
|Robert Murphy (D)||11,027|
Peter Lund raised $50,872 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 36|
|Peter Lund (R)||30,753|
|Robert Murphy (D)||19,905|
In 2010, Lund received $45,790 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.
|Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions|
|Top contributors to Pete Lund's campaign in 2010|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$4,250|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$3,000|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan||$2,500|
|Michigan Mcdonalds Operators Association||$1,400|
|Michigan Society Of Anesthesiologists||$1,325|
|Total Raised in 2010||$45,790|
In 2008 Peter Lund collected $50,872 in donations. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$5,000|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$2,000|
|Michigan Chamber of Commerce||$1,150|
|Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan||$1,000|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
Rep. Peter Lund
S-885 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
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- Campaign Contributions: 2008
- Michigan Department of State "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012
- Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Lund's 2008 campaign contributions
- Follow the Money - 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributors to Peter Lund
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