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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 = February 28, 2012
 
  |First elected = February 28, 2012
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
 
  |Term limits = 3 terms
  |Next election = [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|November 6, 2012]]
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  |Next election = November 4, 2014
 
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tim Greimel''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 29.  
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tim Greimel''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 29 since 2012. He currently serves as the [[State House Minority Leader|Minority Leader]].
  
 
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>
  
 
Greimel was also a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 29|District 29]] in 2010. However, Greimel withdrew from the race prior to the primary on August 3, 2010.
 
Greimel was also a [[Democratic]] candidate for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010#District 29|District 29]] in 2010. However, Greimel withdrew from the race prior to the primary on August 3, 2010.
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==Issues==
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===Campaign themes===
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Greimel's website highlights the following campaign themes:<ref name=website>[http://timgreimel.com/ "timgreimel," Official Campaign Website]</ref>
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'''Creating Jobs And Improving Our Economy'''
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*Excerpt:"Preserving job-creating tax incentives like the film tax credit."
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'''strengthening Our Neighborhoods'''
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*Excerpt:"Protecting revenue sharing for our local communities to keep police on the streets and firefighters on the job."
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'''investing In Education'''
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*Excerpt:"Fighting to make school funding more equal."
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Greimel served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Government Operations
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}}
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
 
===2012===
 
===2012===
 
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====General====
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
Greimel is unopposed in the Democratic primary on August 7.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 7, 2012]</ref>
 
  
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Greimel won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|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.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/candlist/12PRI/12PRI_CL.HTM ''Michigan Department of State'' "2012 Unofficial Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," Accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 29, General Election
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|party1 = Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 = Tim Greimel
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Brian Stebick
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 = 25577
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|votes2 = 7467
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|votes3 =
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}}
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====Special====
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]
 
:: ''See also: [[State legislative special elections, 2012]]
  
Greimel defeated [[Bob Gray (Michigan)|Bob Gray]] (R) in the special election on February 28, 2012. Greimel won by a 7,058-2,114. Both candidates won contested primaries on November 8, 2011.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/11SP1/ Michigan Department of State, "2011 Unofficial Michigan Special Primary Election Results," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12SG1/08029008.html Michigan Secretary of State, 29th District, Unofficial election results, accessed February 29, 2012]</ref>
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Greimel defeated [[Bob Gray (Michigan)|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.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/11SP1/ Michigan Department of State, "2011 Unofficial Michigan Special Primary Election Results," Accessed November 16, 2011]</ref><ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12SG1/08029008.html Michigan Secretary of State, 29th District, Unofficial election results, accessed February 29, 2012]</ref>
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{{Election box 2012
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 29, Special Election
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|party1 =Democratic
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|party2 = Republican
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|party3 =
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|winner1 =Tim Greimel
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|Inc1 =
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|candidate2 =Bob Gray
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|candidate3 =
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|votes1 =7056
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|votes2 =2114
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|votes3 =
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}}
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==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Greimel
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|Full name=Tim Greimel
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|year=2012
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|Editdate=June 1, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=412989 ''Follow the Money'', "Greimel, Tim." Retrieved June 1, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Democratic
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|totalraised2012=123776
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 29]]
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===2012===
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|name = Greimel
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|full name = Tim Greimel
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 12814
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|org1 = Service Employees Local 79
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|org2 = AT&T
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|org3 = American Council of Engineering Companies Michigan
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|org4 = Communications Workers Of America
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|org5 = Michigan Education Association
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|orgamount1 = 2000
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|orgamount2 = 1000
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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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===2012 special===
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|name = Greimel
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|new = yes
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|party = Democratic
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|total raised = 110952
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|org1 = Michigan Education Association
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|org2 = Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters
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|org3 = Michigan Auto Workers
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|org4 = Electrical Workers Local 58
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|org5 = Operating Engineers Local 324
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|orgamount1 = 5250
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4500
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|orgamount5 = 3250
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|}}
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==Recent news==
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*[http://timgreimel.com/ Official campaign website ]
*[http://timgreimel.com/ Tim Greimel, Campaign site]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88580 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://www.facebook.com/timgreimel Tim Greimel, Facebook page]
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*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88580 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://twitter.com/#!/timgreimel Tim Greimel, Twitter feed]
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*[http://www.facebook.com/timgreimel Tim Greimel on Facebook]
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Revision as of 20:00, 1 June 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$71,685/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
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
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.

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."

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Government Operations

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

Campaign donors

Comprehensive donor information for Greimel is available dating back to 2012. Based on available campaign finance records, Greimel raised a total of $123,776 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 1, 2013.[6]

Tim Greimel's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 29 Won $123,776
Grand Total Raised $123,776

2012

Greimel won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Greimel raised a total of $12,814.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tim Greimel's campaign in 2012
Service Employees Local 79$2,000
AT&T$1,000
American Council of Engineering Companies Michigan$1,000
Communications Workers Of America$1,000
Michigan Education Association$1,000
Total Raised in 2012$12,814
Source:Follow the Money

2012 special

Greimel won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Greimel raised a total of $110,952.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Tim Greimel's campaign in 2012
Michigan Education Association$5,250
Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters$5,000
Michigan Auto Workers$5,000
Electrical Workers Local 58$4,500
Operating Engineers Local 324$3,250
Total Raised in 2012$110,952
Source:Follow the Money

Recent news

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

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

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