|Michigan House of Representatives District 101|
|January 1, 2011 - Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Onekama Village Council|
|High school||Salesian High School|
|Service/branch||United States Army, Vietnam|
|Years of service||1968-1970|
Franz is the former owner of two grocery stores, Franz Market and a similar store in Bear Lake. Franz sold the stores in 2009 and 2009 respectively.
Franz attended the Unviersity of Detroit until he was drafted into the U.S. Army.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Franz served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
|• Energy and Technology|
|• Local Government|
|• Michigan Competitiveness|
|• Military and Veterans Affairs, Vice-chair|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Franz served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Energy and Technology|
|• Military and Veterans Affairs and Homeland Security, Vice-chair|
|• Regulatory Reform|
Franz won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 101. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Allen O'Shea (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 101, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Ray Franz Incumbent||51%||25,198|
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 101 General election (2010)|
|Daniel Collins Scripps (D)||18,495|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Franz raised $111,589 in contributions. 
His four largest contributors were:
|Franz, Ray A||$41,324|
|Bolger Restore Michigan Fund||$5,000|
|2nd District Gop Cmte Of Michigan||$5,000|
|Michigan Republican Party||$5,000|
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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.
January 2011 - March 2012
Ray Franz received an 87% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Franz has two children.
- House website
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Daniel Collins Scripps (D)
|Michigan House of Representatives District 101
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