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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 55
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] |
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|Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' (b. November 18, 1949) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 55 since January 1, 2011.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' (b. November 18, 1949) is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 55 since January 1, 2011.
  

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Rick Olson
Rick Olson MI.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 55
Incumbent
In office
January 1. 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
Compensation
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
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1970
J.D.Stanford Law School, 1978
Personal
BirthdayNovember 18, 1949
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Rick Olson (b. November 18, 1949) is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 55 since January 1, 2011.

Olson has previously served in Washington State's legislature from 1981 to 1983, and then served as an attorney in the Washington State Governor's office.

Olson graduated from Michigan State University in 1970, and then from Stanford Law School in 1978.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Olson won election to the District 55 Seat in 2010. He defeated Frank Chrzanowski, Andrew Sosnoski and Mary Thayer in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Mike Smith (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 55 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Rick Olson (R) 17,295
Mike Smith (D) 15,381

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Olson raised $126,492 in contributions. [1]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Olson, Rick $92,471
Washtenaw County Republicans $5,000
Michigan Farm Bureau $5,000
Monroe Republican Executive Cmte $2,250

Personal

Olson and his wife Linda have two children.

External links

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