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  |Name = Tim Greimel
 
  |Name = Tim Greimel
 
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives District 29
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 29
  |Status = Incumbent
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  |Status = Incumbent | votespotter=yes
  |Tenure = 2012-Present
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  |Tenure = 2012 - present
 
  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
 
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  |Office website = http://029.housedems.com/
 
  |Office website = http://029.housedems.com/
  |Campaign website = http://timgreimel.com/
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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]].
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}}{{tnr}}'''Tim Greimel''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber 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 currently serves as the [[State House Minority Leader|Minority Leader]].
 
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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>
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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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==Issues==
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====2012====
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Greimel's website highlighted 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."
  
 
==Elections==
 
==Elections==
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===2014===
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{{MI HD29 2014}}
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===2012===
 
===2012===
 
====General====
 
====General====
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
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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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 Official Michigan Primary Candidate Listing," accessed June 5, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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:: ''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 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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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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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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Greimel ran 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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==Recent news==
 
==Recent news==
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*[[Michigan State Legislature]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives]]
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*[[Michigan House of Representatives#Standing committees|House Committees]]
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*[[Michigan state legislative districts]]
  
 
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*[http://timgreimel.com/ Official campaign website ]
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*[http://029.housedems.com/ Office website]
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*[http://openstates.org/mi/legislators/MIL000150/tim-greimel/ Profile from Open States]
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* [http://vote-mi.org/Intro.aspx?State=MI&Id=MIGreimelTim Profile from Vote-USA]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88580 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=88580 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88580 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
 
*[http://www.votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=88580 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
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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
CandidateVerification
Tim Greimel is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 29. He was first elected to the chamber 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] He currently serves as the Minority Leader.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Government Operations

Issues

Campaign themes

2012

Greimel's website highlighted 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

2014

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2014

Elections for the office of Michigan House of Representatives will take place in 2014. A primary election was held on August 5, 2014, and a general election will take place on November 4, 2014. The signature-filing deadline for candidates wishing to run in this election was April 22, 2014. Incumbent Tim Greimel was unopposed in the Democratic primary. David Lonier defeated Christina Barr in the Republican primary.[3][4]

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.[5]

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.[6][7]

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

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Greimel ran for District 29 in 2010. However, Greimel withdrew from the race prior to the primary on August 3, 2010.

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.[8]

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
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Michigan House of Representatives District 29
2012–present
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