|Michigan House of Representatives District 77|
|January 1, 2011-Present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Per diem||$10,800 yearly expense allowance|
|Elections and appointments|
|Last election||November 6, 2012|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||3 terms|
|Bachelor's||Grand Valley State University|
|Master's||Western Michigan University|
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.
At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Hooker served on the following committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012|
|• Families, Children, and Seniors, Vice-chair|
|• Health Policy|
|• Military and Veterans Affairs|
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Hooker served on these committees:
|Michigan Committee Assignments, 2011|
|• Education, Vice-chair|
|• Families and Children's Services|
|• Health Policy|
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.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 77, General Election, 2012|
|Republican||Thomas Hooker Incumbent||60.4%||23,599|
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)|
|Thomas Hooker (R)||18,088|
|Scott Barton (D)||6,913|
|Brian Boyer (L)||682|
Campaign donor information is not yet available for this year.
In 2010, Hooker raised $28,247 in contributions. 
His five largest contributors were:
|Hooker, Thomas B||$6,489|
|Michigan Farm Bureau||$2,000|
|Friends Of West Michigan Business||$1,000|
|Blue Cross Blue Sheild Of Michigan||$1,000|
|Michigan Chamber Of Commerce||$1,000|
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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.
January 2011 - March 2012
Thomas Hooker received an 84% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
Hooker and his wife Pam have two children.
- House website
- Biography from Project Vote Smart
- Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart
- Campaign contributions: 2010
Kevin Green (R)
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