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He was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 28, 2012|February 28, 2012 special election]]. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Tim Melton]] (D) resigned in August to take a position at [http://www.studentsfirst.org/pages/about-students-first StudentsFirst], a group promoting public education reform.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/08/auburn_hills_state_rep_tim_mel.html ''Mlive,'' "Auburn Hills state Rep. Tim Melton will resign to take job with national education group," August 30, 2011]</ref>
 
He was first elected in the [[State legislative special elections, 2012#February 28, 2012|February 28, 2012 special election]]. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when [[Tim Melton]] (D) resigned in August to take a position at [http://www.studentsfirst.org/pages/about-students-first StudentsFirst], a group promoting public education reform.<ref>[http://www.mlive.com/politics/index.ssf/2011/08/auburn_hills_state_rep_tim_mel.html ''Mlive,'' "Auburn Hills state Rep. Tim Melton will resign to take job with national education group," August 30, 2011]</ref>
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Revision as of 19:34, 2 January 2013

Tim Greimel
Tim Greimel.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 29
Incumbent
In office
2012-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 2
PartyDemocratic
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First electedFebruary 28, 2012
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Tim Greimel is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 29 since 2012.

He was first elected in the February 28, 2012 special election. The special election was called to fill the vacancy created when Tim Melton (D) resigned in August to take a position at StudentsFirst, a group promoting public education reform.[1]

Greimel was also a Democratic candidate for District 29 in 2010. However, Greimel withdrew from the race prior to the primary on August 3, 2010.

Issues

Campaign Themes

Greimel's website highlights the following campaign themes:[2]

Creating Jobs And Improving Our Economy

  • Excerpt:"Preserving job-creating tax incentives like the film tax credit."

strengthening Our Neighborhoods

  • Excerpt:"Protecting revenue sharing for our local communities to keep police on the streets and firefighters on the job."

investing In Education

  • Excerpt:"Fighting to make school funding more equal."

Elections

2012

General

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Greimel won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 29. He ran unopposed in the August 7 Democratic primary and defeated Brian Stebick (R) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 29, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Greimel Incumbent 77.4% 25,577
     Republican Brian Stebick 22.6% 7,467
Total Votes 33,044

Special

See also: State legislative special elections, 2012

Greimel defeated Bob Gray (R) in the special election on February 28, 2012. Greimel won by a margin of 7,056-2,114. Both candidates won contested primaries on November 8, 2011.[4][5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 29, Special Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Democratic Green check mark transparent.pngTim Greimel 76.9% 7,056
     Republican Bob Gray 23.1% 2,114
Total Votes 9,170

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Political offices
Preceded by
Tim Melton (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 29
2012–present
Succeeded by
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