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Kahn ran for re-election to the 32nd District Seat in 2010.  [[Gary Dunn]] ran against him in the primary. The primary election takes place on [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|August 3, 2010]].  [[Debasish Mridha]] is running for the seat on the Democratic ticket.  The general election takes place on [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Kahn ran for re-election to the 32nd District Seat in 2010.  [[Gary Dunn]] ran against him in the primary. The primary election takes place on [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|August 3, 2010]].  [[Debasish Mridha]] is running for the seat on the Democratic ticket.  The general election took place on [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
  

Revision as of 16:30, 6 November 2010

Roger Kahn
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Michigan Senate District 32
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2010
Political party Republican
Profession Cardiologist
Website Senate site
Roger Kahn has been a Republican member of the Michigan State Senate since 2007 with his term expiring in 2010. Kahn is eligible for re-election in 2010. 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 graduated from Delta College with his Bachelor's Degree and graduated with his Medical Degree from Wayne State. Kahn is a cardiologist when the Senate is not in session and was a former clinical professor at Michigan State.

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.


Committee assignments

Kahn serves on these committees:

District 32

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


Elections

2010

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2010

Kahn ran for re-election to the 32nd District Seat in 2010. Gary Dunn ran against him in the primary. The primary election takes place on August 3, 2010. Debasish Mridha is running for the seat on the Democratic ticket. The general election took place on November 2, 2010.


2006

On November 07, 2006, Kahn ran for District 32 of the Michigan State Senate, beating Carl Williams and Lloyd Clarke. [3]

Kahn raised $809,816 for his campaign.[4]

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. [5]

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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