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Peter Pettalia

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Peter Pettalia
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Michigan House of Representatives, District 106
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
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Peter Pettalia is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 106. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Pettalia's professional experience includes working as the owner of an auto repair business and the operator of a seasonal cabin rental on Grand Lake in Northern Michigan.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Energy and Technology
Financial Services
Local Government
Tourism, Chair
Transportation and Infrastructure

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Pettalia won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 106. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Kenneth Hubbard (D) and John Daniel Longhurst (G) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 106, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPeter Pettalia Incumbent 52.2% 24,522
     Democratic Kenneth Hubbard 45.3% 21,261
     Green John Longhurst 2.5% 1,178
Total Votes 46,961

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Pettlia won election to the District 106 seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Casey Viegelahn (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 106 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Peter Pettalia (R) 18,096
Casey Viegelahn (D) 11,744
Nicholas Hein (L) 1,498

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Pettalia is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Pettalia raised a total of $378,573 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[4]

Peter Pettalia's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 106 Won $198,362
2010 Michigan State House, District 106 Won $82,355
2008 Michigan State House, District 106 Defeated $97,856
Grand Total Raised $378,573

2012

Pettalia won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Pettalia raised a total of $198,362.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Peter Pettalia's campaign in 2012
House Rep Candidate Committee$53,004
Business Leaders For Michigan$5,000
Michigan Association Of Realtors$5,000
Michigan Bankers Association$5,000
Michigan Credit Union League$5,000
Total Raised in 2012$198,362
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Pettalia won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Pettalia raised a total of $82,355.

2008

Pettalia lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Pettalia raised a total of $97,856.

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

Peter Pettalia received a 67% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Pettalia's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[6]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Andy Neumann (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 106
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
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