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|Name =Roger Kahn
political position  = Michigan Senate District 32 |
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|Position = Michigan State Senate District 32
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profession          = Cardiologist |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Roger Kahn''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 32 since January 1, 2007. He currently serves as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Whip|Assistant Majority Whip]]. Before becoming a Senator, Kahn served in the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] from 2004 to 2006 and was a County Commissioner for Saginaw County.
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{{tnr}}'''Roger Kahn''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan State Senate]], representing District 32 since January 1, 2007. He currently serves as [[State Senate Assistant Majority Whip|Assistant Majority Whip]]. Before becoming a Senator, Kahn served in the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] from 2004 to 2006 and was a County Commissioner for Saginaw County.
  
 
Kahn is a cardiologist when the Senate is not in session and was a former clinical professor at Michigan State.
 
Kahn is a cardiologist when the Senate is not in session and was a former clinical professor at Michigan State.

Revision as of 15:49, 22 November 2011

Roger Kahn
Kahn.jpg
Michigan State Senate District 32
Incumbent
In office
2007 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 7
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800/year
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First electedNovember 7, 2006
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits2 terms (8 years)
Prior offices
Michigan House of Representatives
2004 – 2006
Education
M.D.Wayne State University
Personal
BirthdayJanuary 28, 1945
Place of birthMonroe, Michigan
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Roger Kahn is a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate, representing District 32 since January 1, 2007. He currently serves as Assistant Majority Whip. Before becoming a Senator, Kahn served in the Michigan House of Representatives from 2004 to 2006 and was a County Commissioner for Saginaw County.

Kahn is a cardiologist when the Senate is not in session and was a former clinical professor at Michigan State.

Kahn graduated from Delta College with his Bachelor's Degree and graduated with his Medical Degree from Wayne State University.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Kahn served on these committees:

District 32

Kahn represents Michigan Senate District 32. District 32 includes the Greater Saginaw region[2].

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Roger Kahn endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [3]

Vote record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Mandate Beer Keg Buyer’s Tags, Lawmakers voting on whether TO MANDATE beer keg buyer's tags.
  • Remonumentation of State Border, Lawmakers voting on whether to appropriate funds up to $500,000 for remonumentation of the Michigan-Indiana border.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXPAND DUTIES of and rename government's Commission on Spanish-Speaking Affairs.
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Don’t Blame Canada, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN Canadian trash from Michigan landfills.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.
  • Presidential Privileges, Lawmakers voting on whether to require state workers to either work on President's Day or take the day off as an unpaid holiday.

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Kahn won re-election to the 32nd District Seat in 2010. He defeated Gary Dunn in the primary. He then defeated Democrat Debasish Mridha, Libertarian Albert Chia, Jr., and Keith Beyerlein in the November 2 general election.

Michigan State Senate, District 32 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Coleman Young (R) 43,577
Debasish Mridha (D) 32,692
Keith Beyerlein (US Taxpayers Party of Michigan) 1,618
Albert Chia, Jr. (L) 702

2006

On November 07, 2006, Kahn ran for District 32 of the Michigan State Senate, beating Carl Williams and Lloyd Clarke. [4]

Kahn raised $809,816 for his campaign.[5]

Michigan State Senate, District 32
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Roger Kahn (R) 45,781
Carl Williams (D) 45,331
Lloyd Clarke 2,305

Campaign donors

2006

In 2006 Roger Kahn collected $809,816 in donations. [6]

His four largest contributors in 2006 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Senate Republican Campaign Committee $389,211
Roger Kahn $29,865
Knights of the Round Table $10,000
Jason Allen Majority Fund $10,000

Personal

Roger is married to Nyla Garcia. They have eight children and reside in Saginaw, Michigan.

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Michigan State Senate District 32
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