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'''Rick Olson''' is the representative-elect for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 55|District 55 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. Olson faced [[Mike Smith]] in the general election on November 2, 2010.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rick Olson''' (b. November 18, 1949) was a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 55 from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2013.
  
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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.
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Olson graduated from Michigan State University in 1970, and then from Stanford Law School in 1978.
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==Committee assignments==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Olson served on these committees:
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* [[Banking and Financial Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Banking and Financial Services]]
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* Statutory Committee on Administrative Rules, Chair
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* [[Tax Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Tax Policy]]
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* [[Transportation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Transportation]] Member
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==Elections==
 
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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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
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| colspan="2" | {{won}} '''Rick Olson (R)'''
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| align="right" | '''17,295'''
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| colspan="2" | Mike Smith (D)
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| align="right" | 15,381 
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==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Olson raised $126,492 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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His four largest contributors were:
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| Olson, Rick
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| Align="Right" | $92,471
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| Washtenaw County Republicans
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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| Michigan Farm Bureau
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| Align="Right" | $5,000
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| Monroe Republican Executive Cmte
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| Align="Right" | $2,250
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|}
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Rick + Olson + Michigan + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Rick+Olson+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Rick Olson News Feed}}
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Rick Olson''' received a '''78%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Personal==
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Olson and his wife Linda have two children.
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==External links==
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{{submit a leg link}}
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=055 House website]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=124157 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124157 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125899 2010]
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Revision as of 00:00, 10 January 2013

Rick Olson
Rick Olson MI.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 55
Former member
In office
2011 - 2013
PartyRepublican
Elections and appointments
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sMichigan State University, 1970
J.D.Stanford Law School, 1978
Personal
BirthdayNovember 18, 1949
CandidateVerification
Rick Olson (b. November 18, 1949) was a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 55 from January 1, 2011 to January 1, 2013.

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 served on 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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Rick + Olson + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Rick Olson News Feed

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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.[2]

January 2011 - March 2012

Rick Olson received a 78% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[2]

Personal

Olson and his wife Linda have two children.

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kathy Angerer (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 55
2011 – 2013
Succeeded by
Adam Zemke (D)