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Phillip Potvin
Phil Potvin.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 102
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 4
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Bachelor'sAlbion College
Master'sCentral Michigan University
Military service
Service/branchMichigan National Guard
Office website
Campaign website
Phillip Potvin is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 102 since January 1, 2011.

Potvin is the retired Chief Executive Officer of Western Concrete. He retired in 2006. He is also a life-long member of the Michigan National Guard.

Potvin graduated from the Michigan Military Academy and holds a Master's degree in Business Administration from Central Michigan University. He holds a Bachelor's degree from Albion College.

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Potvin has been appointed to these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Agriculture and Rural Development, Chair
  • Subcommittee on Education
  • Subcommittee on Joint Capital Outlay
  • Subcommittee on School Aid
  • Subcommittee on Transportation



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.[1]

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


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.

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


In 2010, Potvin raised $66,994 in contributions. [2]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Potvin, Philip N $34,500
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $1,000
Michigan Chamber Of Commerce $1,000
Osceola County Republican Cmte $1,000

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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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Philip Potvin received a 71% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]


Potvin and his wife Jan have four children.

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