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Revision as of 15:24, 20 March 2013

Sean McCann
Sean McCann.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 60
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/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
1999-2008
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Michigan University, 1993
Personal
Place of birthDetroit
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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.

Issues

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."

Education

  • 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

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Appropriations

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

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

2010

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

2012

Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.

2010

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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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.[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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References

Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Jones (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 60
2011–present
Succeeded by
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