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  |Name = Sean McCann
 
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  |Profile picture = Sean McCann.jpg
 
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 60
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 60
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Former member | votespotter=yes
  |Tenure = January 1, 2011-Present
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  |Tenure = January 1, 2011 - January 1, 2015
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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  |Term ends =  
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
  |Assumed office = 2011
 
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  |Base salary = $71,685/year
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  |Base salary =  
  |Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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  |Per diem =  
 
  |Pension  =  
 
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Appointed =  
 
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  |Appointed by =  
 
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  |First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |First elected =  
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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  |Next election =  
 
  |Prior office = Kalamazoo City Commission
 
  |Prior office = Kalamazoo City Commission
  |Prior office years = 1999-2008
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  |Prior office years = 1999 - 2008
 
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  |Office website = http://060.housedems.com/
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  |Campaign website = http://www.seanamccann.com/
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sean McCann''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 60 since January 1, 2011.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Sean McCann''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 60.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2010.  McCann was a [[State legislative elections, 2014|2014]] [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan State Senate elections, 2014#District 20|District 20]] of the [[Michigan State Senate]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/14PRI/14PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', “2014 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing,” accessed May 1, 2014]</ref>
  
McCann served on the Kalamazoo City Commission for 10 years, beginning in 1999.
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McCann served on the Kalamazoo City Commission from 1999 to 2008.
  
McCann is a 1993 graduate of Western Michigan University, where he earned his Bachelor's degree in Political Science.
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==Biography==
 
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McCann earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University in 1993.
==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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McCann's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.seanamccann.com/ "seanamccann," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Job creation & Michigan’s Economic Recovery'''
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*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."
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'''Education'''
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*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."
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'''Constituent Service'''
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*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."
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==Committee assignments==
 
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCann served on these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, McCann served on the following committees:
  
 
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==Issues==
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====2012====
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McCann's website highlighted the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://www.seanamccann.com/ ''seanamccann,'' accessed October 12, 2012]</ref>
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'''Job creation & Michigan’s Economic Recovery'''
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*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."
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'''Education'''
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*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."
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'''Constituent Service'''
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*Excerpt: "The State Representative for the 60th District has maintained a local, nonpartisan 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."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI SD20 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
McCann won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<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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McCann won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' "Election Results - Primary Election - August 07, 2012," accessed June 18, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12GEN/12GENall.html ''Michigan Department of State'', "Election Results - General Election - November 06, 2012," accessed November 29, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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===2010===
 
===2010===
 
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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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 [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10PRI/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/10GEN/08.HTM ''Michigan Secretary of State'', "State Representative," accessed March 23, 2014]</ref>
  
 
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==Recent news==
 
This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Sean + McCann + Michigan + Legislature'''
 
:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
 
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==Scorecards==
 
==Scorecards==
 
===Tea Party Scorecard===
 
===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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes'', "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
'''Sean McCann''' received a '''12%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
 
'''Sean McCann''' received a '''12%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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==Recent news==
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This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term '''Sean + McCann + Michigan + Legislature'''
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
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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==
 
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*[http://060.housedems.com/ House website]
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*[http://www.seanamccann.com/ Official campaign website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000098/sean-mccann/ Profile from Open States]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=76066 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=76066 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=76066 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=76066 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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Sean McCann
Sean McCann.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 60
Former member
In office
January 1, 2011 - January 1, 2015
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Term limits3 terms
Prior offices
Kalamazoo City Commission
1999 - 2008
Education
Bachelor'sWestern Michigan University, 1993
Personal
Place of birthDetroit
CandidateVerification
Sean McCann is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 60. He was first elected to the chamber in 2010. McCann was a 2014 Democratic candidate for District 20 of the Michigan State Senate.[1]

McCann served on the Kalamazoo City Commission from 1999 to 2008.

Biography

McCann earned his bachelor's degree in Political Science from Western Michigan University in 1993.

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 the following committees:

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

McCann's website highlighted the following campaign themes:[2]

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, nonpartisan 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."

Elections

2014

See also: Michigan State Senate elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan State Senate took place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election took place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Sean McCann was unopposed in the Democratic primary. Margaret O'Brien defeated Ron Zuiderveen in the Republican primary. O'Brien defeated McCann and Lorence Wenke (L) in the general election.[3][4][5][6]

Michigan State Senate, District 20 General Election, 2014
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngMargaret O'Brien 45.5% 36,630
     Democratic Sean McCann 45.5% 36,571
     Libertarian Lorence Wenke 9% 7,263
Total Votes 80,464

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.[7][8]

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.[9][10]

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

Comprehensive donor information for McCann is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, McCann raised a total of $130,254 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 11, 2013.[11]

Sean McCann's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 60 Won $65,203
2010 Michigan State House, District 60 Won $65,051
Grand Total Raised $130,254

2012

McCann won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, McCann raised a total of $65,203.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Sean McCann's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
CMS Energy$2,100
Michigan Auto Workers$2,000
Sheet Metal Workers Local 7$2,000
Michigan Education Association$1,550
Total Raised in 2012$65,203
Source:Follow the Money

2010

McCann won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, McCann raised a total of $65,051.

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.[12]

January 2011 - March 2012

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

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a Google news search for the term Sean + McCann + Michigan + Legislature

All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.

Sean McCann News Feed

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See also

External links

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Political offices
Preceded by
Robert Jones (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 60
2011–2014
Succeeded by
Jon Hoadley (D)