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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 109
 
  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 109
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  |Status = Former member
  |Tenure = 2007-Present
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  |Tenure = 2007 - 2013
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]]
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
 
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  |First elected = 2006
 
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  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
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  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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}}{{tnr}}'''Steven Lindberg''' (b. June 2, 1944) is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 109 since January 1, 2007.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Steven Lindberg''' (b. June 2, 1944) was a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 109 from January 1, 2007 to January 1, 2013.  
  
 
Lindberg 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 agency in Marquette, Michigan.  Lindberg retired in 1997.
 
Lindberg 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 agency in Marquette, Michigan.  Lindberg retired in 1997.
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==Previous offices held==
 
==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 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 Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]], * [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|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.
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Lindberg was elected to replace outgoing representative Stephen Adamini on November 7, 2006, who retired due to term limits. Lindberg received 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 sat on the [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]], [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|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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===More Voting Record Details===
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===More voting record details===
 
*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 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=10881&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2007&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 5 missed roll-call votes]
 
*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]
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==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
 
===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lindberg has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Lindberg served on these committees:
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
 
* [[Appropriations Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Appropriations]]
 
* Subcommittee on Corrections, Vice Chair
 
* Subcommittee on Corrections, Vice Chair
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
  
Lindberg won re-election to the District 109 Seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition.  He defeated [[John Brock]] in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
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Lindberg won re-election to the District 109 seat in 2010.  He had no primary opposition.  He defeated [[John Brock]] in the general election on [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]].
  
 
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===2008===
 
===2008===
  
On November 04, 2008, Steven Lindberg ran for District 109 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Doreen Takalo and Richard Hendricksen. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08109000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Steven Lindberg ran for District 109 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Doreen Takalo and Richard Hendricksen.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08109000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
 
Steven Lindberg raised $38,931 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106755 ''Follow the Money's report on Lindberg's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
 
Steven Lindberg raised $38,931 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106755 ''Follow the Money's report on Lindberg's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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===2010===
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In 2010, Lindberg received $47,207 in campaign donations.  The largest contributors are listed below.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O&p=1#sorttable ''Follow the Money'', "2010 contributions," accessed December 23, 2013]</ref>
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{{slp donor box 2010
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = $47,207
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|org1 = Michigan Auto Workers
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|org2 = Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association
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|org3 = Michigan Education Association
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = AFSCME
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|orgdonor1 = $4,800
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|orgdonor2 = $2,615
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|orgdonor3 = $2,550
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|orgdonor4 = $2,500
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|orgdonor5 = $2,000
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|}}
  
 
===2008===
 
===2008===
  
In 2008 Steven Lindberg collected $38,931 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106755 2008 contributors to Steven Lindberg]</ref>
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In 2008 Steven Lindberg collected $38,931 in donations.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106755 2008 contributors to Steven Lindberg]</ref>
  
 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:  
 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:  
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(517) 373-0498<br>
 
(517) 373-0498<br>
 
stevenlindberg@house.mi.gov<br>
 
stevenlindberg@house.mi.gov<br>
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==Recent news==
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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 25, 2012]</ref>
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
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'''Steven Lindberg''' received a '''6%''' rating, the lowest awarded, on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
  
 
==References==
 
==References==
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*[http://www.stevelindberg.org/ Steven Lindberg's campaign website]
 
*[http://www.stevelindberg.org/ Steven Lindberg's campaign website]
 
* [http://109.housedems.com/biography/ Michigan House Democrats - Steven Lindberg]
 
* [http://109.housedems.com/biography/ Michigan House Democrats - Steven Lindberg]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=65388 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=65388 Legislative Profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65388 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=65388 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=10881 Michigan Votes - Steven Lindberg]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=10881 Michigan Votes - Steven Lindberg]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106755 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106755 2008]
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Steven Lindberg
Steve Lindberg.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 109
Former member
In office
2007 - 2013
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2006
Term limits3 terms
Education
Bachelor'sNorthern Michigan University
Master'sNorthern Michigan University
Personal
Place of birthMarquette, MI
Websites
Office website
CandidateVerification
Steven Lindberg (b. June 2, 1944) was a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 109 from January 1, 2007 to January 1, 2013.

Lindberg 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 agency 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 received 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 sat 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%

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 abortions 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.

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.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • 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.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • 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.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • 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.


More voting record details

Committee assignments

2011-2012

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

  • Appropriations
  • Subcommittee on Corrections, Vice Chair
  • Subcommittee on Natural Resources, Vice Chair

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Lindberg served on these committees:

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Lindberg won re-election to the District 109 seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated John Brock in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 109 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Lindberg (D) 17,160
John Brock (R) 12,496

2008

On November 4, 2008, Steven Lindberg ran for District 109 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Doreen Takalo and Richard Hendricksen.[1]

Steven Lindberg raised $38,931 for his campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 109
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Steven Lindberg (D) 26,766
Doreen Takalo (R) 12,444
Richard Hendricksen (NPA) 2,870

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Lindberg received $47,207 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Steven Lindberg's campaign in 2010
Michigan Auto Workers$4,800
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association$2,615
Michigan Education Association$2,550
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$2,500
AFSCME$2,000
Total Raised in 2010 $47,207

2008

In 2008 Steven Lindberg collected $38,931 in donations.[4]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $4,500
Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association $2,205
Michigan Education Association $2,175
Michigan Electric Cooperative Association $1,800
Michigan Energy PAC $1,150

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

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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.[5]

January 2011 - March 2012

Steven Lindberg received a 6% rating, the lowest awarded, on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[5]

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Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 109
2007 - 2013
Succeeded by
John Kivela (D)