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*Michigan Chamber of Commerce
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*Michigan Farm Bureau
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*National Rifle Association A Rating
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*Congressman Dave Camp
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*State Representative Darwin Booher
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*State Senator Michelle McManus
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*Honorable Bill Schuette
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*Honorable Ed Giese
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*Sheriff Gary Finstrom
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*Sheriff Jim Thompson
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*Ret. Sheriff John Sonntag
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124462 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]

Revision as of 20:33, 5 August 2014

Phil Potvin
Phil Potvin.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 102
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'sAlbion College
Master'sCentral Michigan University
Military service
Service/branchMichigan National Guard
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Phillip "Phil" Potvin is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 102. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.

Biography

Potvin graduated from the Michigan Military Academy, and earned his bachelor's degree from Albion College and his master's degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. Now retired, his professional experience includes working as the Chief Executive Officer of Western Concrete. Potvin has served in the Michigan National Guard.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. John Ruggles was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Phil Potvin defeated James Higgs in the Republican primary. Potvin faces Ruggles in the general election.[1][2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 102 Republican Primary, 2014
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngPhil Potvin Incumbent 67.1% 5,242
James Higgs 32.9% 2,567
Total Votes 7,809

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Potvin won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 102. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Brendan Maturen (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[4]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 102, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngPhillip Potvin Incumbent 54.8% 19,281
     Democratic Brendan Maturen 45.2% 15,916
Total Votes 35,197

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Potvin won election to the District 102 seat in 2010. He defeated Linda Howard, Morris Langworthy, Jr., Jeremy Mishler and Ryan Steig in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Jodi Gabert (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.[5][6]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 102 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Phillip Potvin (R) 18,825
Jodi Gabert (D) 8,472
Roy Kissinger (I) 1,340
Thomas Hren (L) 540

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Potvin is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Potvin raised a total of $109,606 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[7]

Phillip Potvin's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 102 Won $42,612
2010 Michigan State House, District 102 Won $66,994
Grand Total Raised $109,606

2012

Potvin won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Potvin raised a total of $42,612.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Phil Potvin's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$3,000
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$3,000
Michigan Farm Bureau$2,225
Friends Of Ferris State University$1,250
Michigan Association Of Realtors$950
Total Raised in 2012$42,612
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Potvin won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Potvin raised a total of $66,994.

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.[8]

January 2011 - March 2012

Phil Potvin received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[8]

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, Potvin's endorsements include the following:[9]

  • Right to Life of Michigan[10]
  • Michigan Chamber of Commerce
  • Michigan Farm Bureau
  • National Rifle Association A Rating
  • Michigan Township Association
  • Michigan Manufacturing Association
  • Congressman Dave Camp
  • State Representative Darwin Booher
  • State Senator Michelle McManus
  • Honorable Bill Schuette
  • Honorable Ed Giese
  • Sheriff Gary Finstrom
  • Sheriff Jim Thompson
  • Ret. Sheriff John Sonntag
  • Michigan Apple Growers Association
  • Michigan Corn Growers Association
  • Michigan Independent Insurance Agents
  • Michigan Milk Producers Association

Personal

Potvin and his wife, Jan, have four children.

Recent news

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See also

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Political offices
Preceded by
Darwin Booher (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 102
2011 – Present
Succeeded by
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