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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 60
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 60
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Status = Incumbent
  |Tenure = January 1. 2011-Present
  |Tenure = January 1, 2011-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 = 2011
  |Assumed office = 2011

Revision as of 20:22, 5 January 2013

Sean McCann
Sean McCann.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 60
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 4
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedNovember 2, 2010
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Kalamazoo City Commission
Bachelor'sWestern Michigan University, 1993
Place of birthDetroit
Office website
Campaign website
Sean McCann is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 60 since January 1, 2011.

McCann served on the Kalamazoo City Commission for 10 years, beginning in 1999.

McCann is a 1993 graduate of Western Michigan University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science.


Campaign Themes

McCann's website highlights the following campaign themes:[1]

Job creation & Michigan’s Economic Recovery

  • Excerpt:"Investing in education, ensuring that we have a skilled, dedicated work force motivating employers to seek out and retain Michigan workers for decades to come."


  • Excerpt:"As a 23-year resident of Kalamazoo, I’ve seen the importance of good solid education and what impact programs like the Kalamazoo Promise can have on communities. In my time in Lansing, I have worked to expand the positive impact of education. The rest of Michigan must embrace educating our future generations with the same dedication as Kalamazoo."

Constituent Service

  • Excerpt:"The State Representative for the 60th District has maintained a local, non-partisan District Service Office (DSO) in downtown Kalamazoo for many decades. I will strongly continue this practice as part of my commitment to the constituents of the 60th District."

Committee assignments


In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCann served on these committees:

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Community Colleges, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Environmental Quality, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Joint Capital Outlay



See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

McCann won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 60. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Mike Perrin (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 60, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngSean McCann Incumbent 74.2% 27,378
     Republican Mike Perrin 25.8% 9,504
Total Votes 36,882


See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

McCann won election to the District 60 Seat in 2010. He defeated Dustin Harback and Chris Praedel in the August 3 Democratic primary. He defeated Jeff Fernandez (R) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 60 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Sean McCann (D)' 13,841
Jeff Fernandez (R) 8,024

Campaign donors


In 2010, McCann raised $65,051 in contributions. [3]

His four largest contributors were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Education Association $5,000
JAM PAC $5,000
Equality Michigan $4,500
Hammel Leadership Fund $2,500

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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.[4]

January 2011 - March 2012

Sean McCann received a 12% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[4]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Jones (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 60
Succeeded by