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Schmidt defeated [[Jason R. Gillman]] in the Republican primary on August 7. The general election was November 6.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
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Schmidt won re-election in the [[State legislative elections, 2012|2012 election]] for [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan House of Representatives]] District 104. He defeated [[Jason R. Gillman]] in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated [[Betsy Coffia]] (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.<ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/12PRI/12PRIall.html ''Michigan Department of State,'' Official 2012 Primary Results]</ref><ref>[http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/files/elections/2012/by_state/MI_State_House_0807.html?SITE=CSPANELN&SECTION=POLITICS ''Associated Press'' "Michigan - Summary Vote Results," Accessed August 7, 2012]</ref>
  
 
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Wayne Schmidt
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Michigan House of Representatives District 104
Incumbent
In office
2009-Present
Term ends
January 1, 2013
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,865/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 2, 2010
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 6, 2012
Term limits3 terms
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Wayne Schmidt is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 104 since January 1, 2009.

Rep. Schmidt attended the University of Chicago, majoring in economics and public policy and is a graduate of the Michigan State University Political Leadership Program. Schmidt is a 42-year-old (10/6/66) lifelong resident of Traverse City. He and his wife Kathleen have two children, Danny and Ryan.

Committee assignments

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schmidt has been appointed to these committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schmidt served on these committees:

Issues

Presidential preference

2012

See also: Endorsements by state officials of presidential candidates in the 2012 election

Wayne Schmidt endorsed Mitt Romney in the 2012 presidential election. [1]

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.

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Elections

2012

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012

Schmidt won re-election in the 2012 election for Michigan House of Representatives District 104. He defeated Jason R. Gillman in the August 7 Republican primary and defeated Betsy Coffia (D) in the general election which took place on November 6, 2012.[2][3]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 104 Republican Primary, 2012
Candidate Vote % Votes
Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Schmidt Incumbent 65.2% 8,357
Jason Gillman 34.8% 4,455
Total Votes 12,812

2010

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010

Schmidt won re-election to the District 104 Seat in 2010. He defeated Glen Lile in the August 3 Republican primary. He faced no opposition in the general election on November 2, 2010.

Michigan House of Representatives, District 104 General election (2010)
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wayne Schmidt (R) 23,460
John Scrudato (D) 10,950
Megan Crandall (I) 4,391

2008

On November 04, 2008, Wayne Schmidt ran for District 104 of the Michigan House of Representatives, beating Roman Grucz and Dan McDougall. [4]

Wayne Schmidt raised $111,986 for his campaign.[5]

Michigan House of Representatives, District 104
Candidates Votes
Green check mark transparent.png Wayne Schmidt (R) 29,120
Roman Grucz (D) 23,468
Dan McDougall (L) 2,069

Campaign donors

2010

In 2010, Schmidt received $85,809 in campaign donations. The largest contributors are listed below.[6]

Michigan House of Representatives 2010 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Wayne Schmidt's campaign in 2010
Schmidt, Wayne A$7,400
DTE Energy$2,450
Michigan Automobile Dealers Association$2,400
Michigan Association Of Realtors$1,800
Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan$1,700
Total Raised in 2010 $85,809

2008

In 2008 Wayne Schmidt collected $111,986 in donations. [7]

His five largest contributors in 2008 were:

Donor Amount
Grand Traverse Republican Comm $5,000
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan $4,000
Cox 5200 Club $3,750
Hildenbrand Leadership Fund $2,500
Michigan Electric Cooperative Association $2,100

Campaign contributions

Contributions Report from Michigan Secretary of State

Contact

Rep. Wayne Schmidt
S-1388 House Office Building
P.O. Box 30014
Lansing, MI 48933
(517) 373-1766
WayneSchmidt@house.mi.gov

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Scorecards

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.[8]

January 2011 - March 2012

Wayne Schmidt received a 67% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[8]

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