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  name                = Thomas Hooker |
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  |Name = Thomas Hooker
  political position  = Michigan House of Representatives District 77 |
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  |Profile picture = Thomas Hooker.jpg
  incumbency          = Incumbent |
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 77
  assumed office      = [[Swearing-in dates of state legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2011]] |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends          = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]] |
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|Tenure = January 1, 2011-Present
  political party    = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
  profession          = Retired teacher|
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|Assumed office = 2011
  website             = [http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=077 House site]|
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|Base salary = $71,685/year
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|Per diem = $10,800 yearly expense allowance
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|Last election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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|First elected = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|November 2, 2010]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
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}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas Hooker''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 77 since January 1, 2011.
 
}}{{tnr}}'''Thomas Hooker''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 77 since January 1, 2011.
  
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Hooker graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor's degree, and then from Western Michigan University with his Master's degree.
 
Hooker graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor's degree, and then from Western Michigan University with his Master's degree.
 
==Committee assignments==
 
==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hooker served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Education
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|Committee2 = Families, Children, and Seniors
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|Chair2 = Vice-chair
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|Committee3 = Health Policy
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|Committee4 = Military and Veterans Affairs
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2011-2012===
 
===2011-2012===
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hooker has been appointed to these committees:
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hooker served on these committees:
* [[Education Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Education]], Vice Chair
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* [[Families and Children's Services Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Families and Children's Services]]
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{{Committee Assignments
* [[Health Policy Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Health Policy]]
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Education  
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|Chair1 = Vice-chair
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|Committee2 = Families and Children's Services  
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|Committee3 = Health Policy  
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2012===
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
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Hooker won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 77. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Scott Barton]] (D) and [[Larry Warner]] (L) 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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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 77, General Election
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|party1 = Republican
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|party2 = Democratic
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|party3 = Libertarian
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|winner1 = Thomas Hooker
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Scott Barton
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|candidate3 = Larry Warner
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|votes1 = 23599
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|votes2 = 14191
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|votes3 = 1300
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}}
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===2010===
 
===2010===
  
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
===2010===
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Hooker
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|Full name=Thomas Hooker
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|year=2010
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|Editdate=June 12, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=144114 ''Follow the Money'', "Hooker, Thomas B." Retrieved June 12, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=28229
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 77]]
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|totalraised2010=28247
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 77]]
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In 2010, Hooker raised $28,247 in contributions. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/state_candidates.phtml?s=MI&y=2010&f=H&so=O#sorttable 2010 contributions]</ref> 
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Hooker
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|full Name = Thomas Hooker
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=139364
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 28229
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|org1 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org2 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|org3 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org4 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org5 = DTE Energy
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|orgamount1 = 4000
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|orgamount2 = 2025
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
His five largest contributors were:
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Hooker
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|full Name = Thomas Hooker
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125949
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 28247
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|org1 = Hooker, Thomas B.
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|org2 = Michigan Farm Bureau
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|org3 = Friends Of West Michigan Business
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|org4 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|org5 = Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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|orgamount1 = 6489
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|orgamount2 = 2000
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|orgamount3 = 1000
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|orgamount4 = 1000
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|orgamount5 = 1000
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|}}
  
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==Recent news==
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| Hooker, Thomas B
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| Michigan Farm Bureau
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==Scorecards==
| Align="Right" | $2,000
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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>
| Friends Of West Michigan Business
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
| Align="Right" | $1,000
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'''Thomas Hooker''' received an '''84%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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| Blue Cross Blue Sheild Of Michigan
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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| Michigan Chamber Of Commerce
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| Align="Right" | $1,000
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==Personal==
 
==Personal==
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*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=077 House website]
 
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=077 House website]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=124256 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=124256 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124256 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=124256 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125949 2010]
 
*Campaign contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=125949 2010]
  
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Revision as of 06:28, 12 June 2013

Thomas Hooker
Thomas Hooker.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 77
Incumbent
In office
January 1, 2011-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
PartyRepublican
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
Education
Bachelor'sGrand Valley State University
Master'sWestern Michigan University
Personal
ProfessionTeacher
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Thomas Hooker is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 77 since January 1, 2011.

Hooker is a Red Cross instructor. He has previously worked as a teacher in the Byron Center Public School system.

Hooker graduated from Grand Valley State University with a Bachelor's degree, and then from Western Michigan University with his Master's degree.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Education
Families, Children, and Seniors, Vice-chair
Health Policy
Military and Veterans Affairs

2011-2012

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

Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Hooker won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 77. He was unopposed in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Scott Barton (D) and Larry Warner (L) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[1]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 77, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngThomas Hooker Incumbent 60.4% 23,599
     Democratic Scott Barton 36.3% 14,191
     Libertarian Larry Warner 3.3% 1,300
Total Votes 39,090

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Hooker won election to the District 77 Seat in 2010. He defeated Frank Murin, Rusty Richter, Dave Van Houten and Nate Vriesman in the August 3 Republican primary. He defeated Scott Barton (D) in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 77 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Thomas Hooker (R) 18,088
Scott Barton (D) 6,913
Brian Boyer (L) 682

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Hooker is available dating back to 2010. Based on available campaign finance records, Hooker raised a total of $56,476 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 12, 2013.[2]

Thomas Hooker's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 77 Won $28,229
2010 Michigan State House, District 77 Won $28,247
Grand Total Raised $56,476

2012

Hooker won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Hooker raised a total of $28,229.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tom Hooker's campaign in 2012
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$4,000
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$2,025
Michigan Association Of Realtors$1,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$1,000
DTE Energy$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$28,229
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Hooker won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Hooker raised a total of $28,247.

Recent news

This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term Thomas + Hooker + Michigan + Legislature

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

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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.[3]

January 2011 - March 2012

Thomas Hooker received an 84% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[3]

Personal

Hooker and his wife Pam have two children.

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Political offices
Preceded by
Kevin Green (R)
Michigan House of Representatives District 77
2011–present
Succeeded by
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