|Michigan State Senate District 10|
|January 1, 2011 - present|
|January 1, 2015|
|Years in position||4|
|Elections and appointments|
|First elected||November 2, 2010|
|Next general||November 4, 2014|
|Term limits||2 terms (8 years)|
|Michigan House of Representatives|
|2004 – 2010|
|Bachelor's||University of Michigan|
|Master's||University of Michigan (1995)|
|J.D.||University Of Michigan Law School (1999)|
|Date of birth||1973|
|Place of birth||Sterling Heights, Michigan|
- 1 Committee assignments
- 2 Issues
- 3 Elections
- 4 Campaign donors
- 5 Campaign contributions
- 6 Recent news
- 7 Scorecards
- 8 External links
- 9 References
Rocca is an attorney, and has been involved in business and product liability law.
Rocca is a graduate of the University of Michigan, where he received his law degree.
In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Rocca served on these committees:
- Banking and Financial Institutions
- Families, Seniors and Human Services, Vice Chair
- Regulatory Reform, Chair
- Statutory Committee on Legislative Council
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Rocca served on these committees:
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
- List of all of Tory Rocca’s roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s “advanced search” to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
- List of Tory Rocca’s 0 missed roll-call votes
|Michigan State Senate, District 10 General election (2010)|
|Tory Rocca (R)||44,486|
|Paul Gieleghem (D)||37,369|
Tory Rocca raised $31,108 for his campaign.
|Michigan House of Representatives, District 30|
|Tory Rocca (R)||25,713|
|Grant Hughes (D)||17,150|
In 2010, Rocca raised $255,322 in contributions. 
His four largest contributors were:
|Senate Republican Campaign Cmte Of Michigan||$82,569|
|Cmte To Elect Tory Rocca||$64,647|
|Kahn Leadership Fund||$10,000|
|Richardville Leadership Fund||$10,000|
In 2008 Tory Rocca collected $31,108 in donations. 
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
|Operating Engineers Local 324||$5,000|
|Michigan Beer & Wine Wholesalers Association||$4,840|
|Michigan Education Association||$4,175|
|Michigan Automobile Dealers Association||$2,500|
|Michigan Trial Lawyer Association||$1,900|
Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State
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Tea Party Scorecard
The Independent Tea Party Patriots, a Michigan Tea Party group, grades the votes of this and every other Michigan legislator on “core tea party issues” in a regularly-updated scorecard. 100% is considered an ideal rating.
January 2011 - March 2012
Tory Rocca received a 48% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.
- Tory Rocca's campaign website
- Senate website
- Project Vote Smart legislative profile
- Project Vote Smart biography
- Michigan Votes - Tory Rocca
- Campaign Contributions: 2010, 2008, 2006, 2004
- Official Election Results from 2010 State Senate races
- Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008
- Follow the Money's report on Rocca's 2008 campaign contributions
- 2010 contributions
- 2008 contributors to Tory Rocca
- Michigan Votes, "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 22, 2012
|Michigan State Senate District 10
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|Michigan House of Representatives District 30
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