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|Michigan House of Representatives District 17|
|January 1. 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2013|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 6, 2012|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Commissioner, Wayne County|
|Bachelor's||Aquinas College, 1983|
|Master's||University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 1998|
|J.D.||University of Detroit Mercy School of Law, 1998|
|Profession||CEO/Lead Consultant/Strategist, MI Strategic Solutions, LLC,|
Cavanagh is a former four term member of the Wayne County Commission. He also served as an appointee to the Detroit-Wayne County Community Mental Health Authority and on the Wayne County Land Bank Authority.
Cavanagh holds a bachelor’s in Business Administration and a bachelor’s in accounting from Aquinas College and a master’s in Business Administration and a law degree from the University of Detroit Mercy.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Cavanagh has been appointed to these committees:
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Cavanagh served on these committees:
- Tax Policy
- Energy and Technology
- Judiciary Committees.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 17 General election (2010)|
|Phil Cavanagh (D)||16,668|
|Mike Adams (R)||9,985|
More Voting Record Details
- List of all of Phil Cavanagh’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).
In 2010, Cavanagh raised $52,630 in contributions. 
His four largest contributors were:
|Michigan Trial Lawyers Association||$5,000|
|Hammel Leadership Fund||$5,000|
|Michigan Education Association||$4,000|
|Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters||$2,000|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
A Republican group started a recall campaign against Cavanagh and fellow Democratic state Reps. Dian Slavens and Tim Bledsoe in the fall of 2011. Early in January 2012, attorney and GOP strategist Stu Sandler said they would be suspending all three recalls.
Rep. Phil Cavanagh
N696 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
Phone: (517) 373-0857
- Michigan Legislature - Representative Phil Cavanagh official government website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
- Michigan Votes - Phil Cavanagh
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