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Tim Greimel
Tim Greimel.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 29
In office
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 3
Base salary$71,685/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
Office website
Campaign website
Tim Greimel is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 29 since 2012. He currently serves as the Minority Leader.

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.


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."

Committee assignments


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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Government Operations




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


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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Preceded by
Tim Melton (D)
Michigan House of Representatives District 29
Succeeded by