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[[Democrat]] '''Steven Lindberg''' of  [[Sunshinereview:Marquette, Michigan|Marquette]] is the current state representative for the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_109_30688_7.pdf 109th District] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] serving his second term. Rep. Brown earned a bachelor’s degree in social work and psychology from Graceland University in Iowa. He went on to earn two master’s degrees: a master’s in social work from Michigan State University and a master’s in educational administration from Grand Valley State University.
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| name= Steve Lindberg
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|state_house=Michigan
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| state= Michigan
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| district= 109th
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| term_start= 2007
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| preceded= [[Steve Adamini]]
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| succeeded= Incumbent
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| date of birth=February 6, 1944
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| place of birth=Carlshend, Michigan
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| spouse=Paulette
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| profession=Teacher, Guidance Counselor
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Rep. Brown is married to Carol. They have one daughter, Teresa, and two sons, Chris and Bryan.  
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[[Democrat]] '''Steven Lindberg''' of  [[Sunshinereview:Marquette, Michigan|Marquette]] is the current state representative for the [http://www.michigan.gov/documents/House_109_30688_7.pdf 109th District] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] serving his second term. Rep. Lindberg was born in [[Marquette County, Michigan|Carlshend, Michigan]]<ref>[http://www.stevelindberg.org/biography.php Candidate website biography]</ref> on [[June 2]], 1944. He graduated from Gwinn High School in 1962 and attended [[Northern Michigan University]] where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, his teaching certificate and later a Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling. In 1968, Lindberg began teaching at the Women's Job Corps Center at Northern Michigan University. He then taught in the Marquette Public Schools System as a teacher and [[Guidance Counselor]]. He owned a travel agencey in Marquette, Michigan.  Lindberg retired in 1997.
  
 
==Previous Offices Held==
 
==Previous Offices Held==
  
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Lindberg was elected to replace outgoing representative Stephen Adamini on [[November 7]], [[2006]], who retired due to term limits. Lindberg receiving more than twice as many votes as his [[Republican Party (United States)|Republican]] opponent, Joel Westrom. Lindberg won a highly competitive four-way Democratic primary earlier in the year. He represents the 109th district, located in Michigan's [[Upper Peninsula]]. He sits on the Education, Energy and Technology, Labor, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources committees.  Lindberg won re-election in 2008 against Republican Doreen Takalo and Independent Richard Hendricksen. In 2009, Lindberg became chairman of the Labor Committee.
  
 
==Political Campaign History==
 
==Political Campaign History==
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*'''2008 election for State House'''
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**Steve Lindberg (D), 61%
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**Doreen Takalo (R), 30%
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**Richard Hendricksen (I), 7%
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*'''2006 election for State House'''
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**Steve Lindberg (D), 67%
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**Joel Westrom (R), 33%
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*'''2006 Democratic Primary election for State House'''
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**Steve Lindberg (D), 45%
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**Mike Taylor (D), 29%
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**Rod DesJardins (D), 14%
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**Richard Hendricksen (D), 11%
  
 
==Steven Lindberg’s Voting Record==
 
==Steven Lindberg’s Voting Record==
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Steve Lindberg has a relatively liberal voting record in the State House.  He voted "NO" on SB 776, the bill which amended the Michigan penal code to ban [[late-term abortions|late term]] and [[partial birth abortions]].  He voted "Yes" on HB 4836, a bill which would characterize discrimination based on sexual orientation a "[[Hate Crime]]". He twice voted to ban [[tobacco]] smoking in public places.  Lindberg has a generally pro-labor, pro-environment voting record.  The Michigan [[AFL-CIO]] gives him a lifetime rating of 100.  The Michigan [[League of Conservation Voters]] also gives him a lifetime score of 100.
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===Steven Lindberg on Key Votes of the 2009-2010 Legislature===
 
===Steven Lindberg on Key Votes of the 2009-2010 Legislature===
  
 
===More Voting Record Details===
 
===More Voting Record Details===
*List of all of Steven Lindberg’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=10859&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
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*List of all of Steven Lindberg’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2009&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=10881&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
*List of Steven Lindberg’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=10859&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2007&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 1 missed roll-call votes]  
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*List of Steven Lindberg’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=10881&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2007&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 5 missed roll-call votes]  
  
 
==Steven Lindberg’s Committee Assignments, 2009-2010 Legislature==
 
==Steven Lindberg’s Committee Assignments, 2009-2010 Legislature==
*Appropriations
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*Education
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*Energy and Technology
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*Labor (Chair)
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*Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources
  
 
==Steven Lindberg’s Campaign Contributions==
 
==Steven Lindberg’s Campaign Contributions==
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Brown,+Terry%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=Lindberg%20%20&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
  
 
===Contact===
 
===Contact===
 
Rep. Steven Lindberg<br>
 
Rep. Steven Lindberg<br>
S1188 House Office Building<br>
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S1488 House Office Building<br>
 
P.O. Box 30014<br>
 
P.O. Box 30014<br>
 
Lansing, MI 48909-7514<br>
 
Lansing, MI 48909-7514<br>
(517) 373-0476<br>
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(517) 373-0498<br>
terrybrown@house.mi.gov<br>
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stevenlindberg@house.mi.gov<br>
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==References==
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<references />
  
 
==External links==
 
==External links==

Revision as of 09:26, 15 December 2009

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Democrat Steven Lindberg of Marquette is the current state representative for the 109th District of the Michigan House of Representatives serving his second term. Rep. Lindberg was born in Carlshend, Michigan[1] on June 2, 1944. He graduated from Gwinn High School in 1962 and attended Northern Michigan University where he received a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, his teaching certificate and later a Master's degree in Guidance and Counseling. In 1968, Lindberg began teaching at the Women's Job Corps Center at Northern Michigan University. He then taught in the Marquette Public Schools System as a teacher and Guidance Counselor. He owned a travel agencey in Marquette, Michigan. Lindberg retired in 1997.

Previous Offices Held

Lindberg was elected to replace outgoing representative Stephen Adamini on November 7, 2006, who retired due to term limits. Lindberg receiving more than twice as many votes as his Republican opponent, Joel Westrom. Lindberg won a highly competitive four-way Democratic primary earlier in the year. He represents the 109th district, located in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. He sits on the Education, Energy and Technology, Labor, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources committees. Lindberg won re-election in 2008 against Republican Doreen Takalo and Independent Richard Hendricksen. In 2009, Lindberg became chairman of the Labor Committee.

Political Campaign History

  • 2008 election for State House
    • Steve Lindberg (D), 61%
    • Doreen Takalo (R), 30%
    • Richard Hendricksen (I), 7%
  • 2006 election for State House
    • Steve Lindberg (D), 67%
    • Joel Westrom (R), 33%
  • 2006 Democratic Primary election for State House
    • Steve Lindberg (D), 45%
    • Mike Taylor (D), 29%
    • Rod DesJardins (D), 14%
    • Richard Hendricksen (D), 11%

Steven Lindberg’s Voting Record

Steve Lindberg has a relatively liberal voting record in the State House. He voted "NO" on SB 776, the bill which amended the Michigan penal code to ban late term and partial birth abortions. He voted "Yes" on HB 4836, a bill which would characterize discrimination based on sexual orientation a "Hate Crime". He twice voted to ban tobacco smoking in public places. Lindberg has a generally pro-labor, pro-environment voting record. The Michigan AFL-CIO gives him a lifetime rating of 100. The Michigan League of Conservation Voters also gives him a lifetime score of 100.


Steven Lindberg on Key Votes of the 2009-2010 Legislature

More Voting Record Details

Steven Lindberg’s Committee Assignments, 2009-2010 Legislature

  • Education
  • Energy and Technology
  • Labor (Chair)
  • Tourism, Outdoor Recreation and Natural Resources

Steven Lindberg’s Campaign Contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Steven Lindberg
S1488 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0498
stevenlindberg@house.mi.gov

References

  1. Candidate website biography

External links