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}}{{tnr}}'''Tim Melton''' is a [[Democratic Party|Democratic]] member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 29th District since January 1, 2011.
 
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[[Democrat]] '''Tim Melton''' of  [[Sunshinereview:Pontiac, Michigan|Pontiac]] is the current state representative for the [http://029.housedems.com/district-map/ 29th District] of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]] serving his second term.  
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Rep. Melton graduated from Oakland Christian High School and then attended and graduated from Oakland University. Tim is married to Patty Melton; they live with two beagles named Senator and Governor.  
 
Rep. Melton graduated from Oakland Christian High School and then attended and graduated from Oakland University. Tim is married to Patty Melton; they live with two beagles named Senator and Governor.  
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Revision as of 16:04, 7 January 2011

Tim Melton
Tim Melton.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives District 29
Incumbent
Assumed office
2007
Current term ends
2013
Political party Democratic
Profession Legislator
Website House Site
Tim Melton is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing the 29th District since January 1, 2011.

Rep. Melton graduated from Oakland Christian High School and then attended and graduated from Oakland University. Tim is married to Patty Melton; they live with two beagles named Senator and Governor.

Previous offices held

He served on the Oakland County Board of Commissioners from 1999 until he was elected State Representative in 2006.

Political campaign history

Voting record

Key votes of 2009-2010

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  • Super Speedway, Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
  • Driver Responsibility Fees, Lawmakers voting on whether TO IMPOSE 'driver responsibility fees.'
  • Crony Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether TO RESTRICT THE RIGHT of shareholders to sell their own stock.
  • Right to Work, Lawmakers voting on an amendment SUPPORTING RIGHT-TO-WORK zones.
  • Dept. of State Cost-Saving, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SLOW DOWN PROGRESS ON THE SECRETARY OF STATE'S COST-SAVING CONSOLIDATION PLAN.
  • Golf Carts, Lawmakers voting on whether TO SUBSIDIZE the production of electric vehicle batteries.
  • Home Court Disadvantage, Lawmakers voting on whether TO GIVE MORE TAXING POWER to local government in Kalamazoo so it can finance a taxpayer-subsidized sports arena.
  • Fire Safe Cigarettes, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN the sale of cigarettes that are not "fire safe."
  • Balancing Act, Lawmakers voting on a budget to CUT REVENUE SHARING PAYMENTS to local governments as a way to balance the state budget without raising taxes.
  • Balancing Act 2, Lawmakers voting on a cut of less than 3 percent to K-12 school aid payments so as to balance the state budget without tax increases.
  • A Good Tax Gone Bad?, Lawmakers voting on the Michigan Business Tax.
  • It’s From the Children, Lawmakers voting on whether to RAID $90 MILLION from the Michigan Higher Education Student Loan Authority.
  • Left Behind, Lawmakers voting on whether TO FINANCE "No Worker Left Behind" with a 59.9 percent increase in general fund spending in the 2009 DELEG budget.
  • First Class Schools, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep Detroit Public Schools' "first class" status even though the district no longer meets the population standard.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE SUBSIDIES for plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 2, Lawmakers voting on whether to GIVE SUBSIDIES for Michigan film production.
  • Politically Correct Capitalism 3, Lawmakers voting on whether to INCREASE ELECTRIC CAR SUBSIDIES for a subsidiary of a Korean battery company.
  • Secret Ballot, Lawmakers voting on whether to keep a SECRET BALLOT for union elections.
  • Property Taxes Assaulted Again, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Sneak Attack, Lawmakers voting on whether to allow public schools to EXPAND THE USE OF SINKING FUND property tax spending.
  • Grapes of Wrath, Lawmakers voting on whether TO BAN home shipment of beer and wine to Michigan consumers.
  • Subsidize Manufacture of Electric Cars, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a refundable Michigan Business Tax credit for makers of plug-in traction battery packs used in electric cars.
  • Authorize Special Tax Breaks for Ethanol Gas Stations, Lawmakers voting on whether to authorize a non-refundable Michigan Business Tax credit equal to 30 percent of the costs incurred by a gas station to convert existing pumps and tanks, or acquire new ones that deliver E85 ethanol or biodiesel fuel.


More Voting Record Details

Committee Assignments, 2009-2010

Elections

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Melton won re-election to the District 29 Seat in 2010. He had no primary opposition. He defeated Bret Allen in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 29 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Melton (D) 14,217
Bret Allen (R) 3,943

2008

On November 04, 2008, Tim Melton ran for District 29 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Scott Sampeer. [1]

Tim Melton raised $108,955 for his campaign.[2]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 29
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Tim Melton (D) 25,700
Scott Sampeer (R) 5,074

Campaign donors

2008

In 2008 Tim Melton collected $108,955 in donations. [3]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Michigan Credit Union League $5,000
Michigan Auto Workers $5,000
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association $5,000
Michigan Association of School Administrators $5,000
Michigan Education Association $4,975

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Tim Melton
N0793 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48909-7514
(517) 373-0475
timmelton@house.mi.gov

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Political offices
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Michigan House of Representatives District 29
2007–present
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