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|Name = Rob VerHeulen
 
|Name = Rob VerHeulen
 
|Profile picture = Rob VerHeulen.jpg
 
|Profile picture = Rob VerHeulen.jpg
|Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 74
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|Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 74
|Status = Representative
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|Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - Present
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|Tenure = January 1, 2013 - present
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
|Assumed office = 2013
 
|Assumed office = 2013
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|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Next election = November 4, 2014
 
|Prior office = Mayor of Walker
 
|Prior office = Mayor of Walker
|Prior office years = 2001 - Present
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|Prior office years = 2001 - 2012
 
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|Place of birth = Grand Rapids, MI
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|Place of birth = Grand Rapids, Michigan
 
|Profession = Attorney
 
|Profession = Attorney
 
|Religion =
 
|Religion =
|Office website = http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=074
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|Office website = http://repverheulen.gophouse.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.voteverheulen.com/
 
|Campaign website = http://www.voteverheulen.com/
 
|Personal website =  
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rob VerHeulen''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 74 since January 1, 2013.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Rob VerHeulen''' is a [[Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 74. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.
 
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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VerHeulen's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.voteverheulen.com/ "voteverheulen," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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*Excerpt:"The protection of life, including the unborn, elderly and infirm."
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*Excerpt:"The second amendment and the right to bear arms"
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*Excerpt:"The protection of our liberties and freedom from unnecessary restrictions on personal freedom and commerce."
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*Excerpt:"The role of the family as the basic unit of society."
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*Excerpt:"Efforts to balance the State budget without tax increases."
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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====2012====
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VerHeulen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.voteverheulen.com/ "voteverheulen," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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*Excerpt: "The protection of life, including the unborn, elderly and infirm."
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*Excerpt: "The second amendment and the right to bear arms"
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*Excerpt: "The protection of our liberties and freedom from unnecessary restrictions on personal freedom and commerce."
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*Excerpt: "The role of the family as the basic unit of society."
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*Excerpt: "Efforts to balance the State budget without tax increases."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD74 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
Verheulen won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 74. He defeated [[Steve Maas]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Richard C. Erdman]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Verheulen won election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 74. He defeated [[Steve Maas]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Richard C. Erdman]] (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'', "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
VerHeulen was a [[Republican]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 86|District 86 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010 state legislative elections]]. VerHeulen was defeated by [[Lisa Lyons]] in the Republican primary on August 3, 2010.
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VerHeulen was a [[Republican]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 86|District 86 in the Michigan House of Representatives]] in the [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010, state legislative elections]]. VerHeulen was defeated by [[Lisa Lyons]] in the Republican primary on August 3, 2010.
  
 
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144143 ''Follow the Money'', "VerHeulen, Rob." Retrieved June 11, 2013.]</ref>
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144143 ''Follow the Money'', "VerHeulen, Rob," accessed June 11, 2013]</ref>
 
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|party=Republican
 
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|orgamount5 = 1100
 
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==Endorsements==
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===2014===
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In 2014, VerHeulen's endorsements include:
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*Right to Life of Michigan<ref>[https://secure.rtl.org/apps/elections/listing ''Right to Life of Michigan'', "Elections," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref>
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==Recent news==
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==See also==
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=074 Rep. VerHeulen's website]
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*[http://repverheulen.gophouse.org Office website]
*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144143 Follow the Money]
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*[http://www.voteverheulen.com/ Official campaign website]
*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/124417/rob-verheulen Votesmart]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MIVerheulenRob Profile from Vote-USA]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000231/rob-verheulen/ Profile from Open States]
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*[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144143 Follow the Money profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/candidate/124417/rob-verheulen Project Vote Smart profile]
  
 
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Latest revision as of 21:56, 5 August 2014

Rob VerHeulen
Rob VerHeulen.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 74
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2013 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 1
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 6, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Mayor of Walker
2001 - 2012
Education
High schoolCreston High School
Bachelor'sUniversity of Michigan
J.D.Wayne State University Law School
Personal
Place of birthGrand Rapids, Michigan
ProfessionAttorney
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Rob VerHeulen is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 74. He was first elected to the chamber in 2012.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

VerHeulen's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[1]

  • Excerpt: "The protection of life, including the unborn, elderly and infirm."
  • Excerpt: "The second amendment and the right to bear arms"
  • Excerpt: "The protection of our liberties and freedom from unnecessary restrictions on personal freedom and commerce."
  • Excerpt: "The role of the family as the basic unit of society."
  • Excerpt: "Efforts to balance the State budget without tax increases."

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. Richard Erdman was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Incumbent Rob VerHeulen was unopposed in the Republican primary.[2][3][4]

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Verheulen won election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 74. He defeated Steve Maas in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Richard C. Erdman (D) in the general election, which took place on November 6, 2012.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 74, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngRob VerHeulen 65.5% 27,406
     Democratic Richard Erdman 34.5% 14,406
Total Votes 41,812
Michigan House of Representatives, District 74 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngRon VerHeulen 57.8% 4,563
Steve Maas 42.2% 3,334
Total Votes 7,897

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

VerHeulen was a Republican candidate for District 86 in the Michigan House of Representatives in the November 2, 2010, state legislative elections. VerHeulen was defeated by Lisa Lyons in the Republican primary on August 3, 2010.

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for VerHeulen is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, VerHeulen raised a total of $112,503 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[6]

Rob VerHeulen's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 74 Won $62,900
2010 Michigan State House, District 86 Defeated $49,603
Grand Total Raised $112,503

2012

VerHeulen won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, VerHeulen raised a total of $62,900.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Rob VerHeulen's campaign in 2012
VerHeulen, Rob$10,000
Meijer, Inc.$2,500
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$1,500
Michigan McDonald's Operators Association$1,250
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,100
Total Raised in 2012$62,900
Source:Follow the Money

2010

VerHeulen lost the election for the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, VerHeulen raised a total of $62,900.

Endorsements

2014

In 2014, VerHeulen's endorsements include:

  • Right to Life of Michigan[7]

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Preceded by
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