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  |Name = Wayne Schmidt
  political position  = Michigan House of Representatives District 104 |
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  |Position = Michigan House of Representatives, District 104
  assumed office      = 2009 |
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  |Status = Incumbent
  term ends           = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 2, 2010|January 1, 2013]] |
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  |Tenure = 2009 - present
  political party     = [[Republican]] |
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  |Term ends = [[Term-end dates of legislators elected on November 6, 2012|January 1, 2015]]
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|Assumed office = 2009
  website             = [http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=104 House Site] |
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}}{{tnr}}'''Wayne Schmidt''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 104 since January 1, 2009.
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}}{{tnr}}'''Wayne Schmidt''' is a [[Republican Party|Republican]] member of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], representing District 104.  He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.
  
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.
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==Biography==
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Schmidt attended the University of Chicago, majoring in economics and public policy, and is a graduate of the Michigan State University Political Leadership Program.
  
==Previous offices held==
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==Committee assignments==
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===2013-2014===
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At the beginning of the 2013 legislative session, Schmidt served on the following committees:
  
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2012
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Commerce
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|Committee2 = Energy and Technology
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|Committee3 = Financial Liability Reform
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|Committee4 = Transportation and Infrastructure
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|Chair4 = Chair
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
==Political campaign history==
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===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schmidt served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2011
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Health Policy
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|Committee2 = Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation
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|Committee3 = Transportation
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|Committee4 =
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|Committee5 =
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}}
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===2009-2010===
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In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schmidt served on the following committees:
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{{Committee Assignments
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|State = Michigan
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|year = 2009
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|Chamber = House of Representatives
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|Committee1 = Energy and Technology
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|Committee2 = Great Lakes and Environment
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|Committee3 = Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs
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|Committee4 = Transportation
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|Committee5 =
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}}
  
==Voting record==
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==Issues==
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===Presidential preference===
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{{presendorsetest|2012|Mitt Romney}}<ref>[http://www.mittromney.com/news/press/2011/09/mitt-romney-announces-support-michigan-speaker-house-jase-bolger-and-additional-m ''Mitt Romney Campaign Website'' "Mitt Romney Announces Support of Michigan Speaker of The House Jase Bolger and Additional Members of The Michigan Legislature," September 19, 2011]</ref>
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===Voting record===
  
===Key votes of 2009-2010===
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====Key votes of 2009-2010====
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
*<b>Click below to see how this representative voted.</b>
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
 
* [http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/12990 Super Speedway], Lawmakers voting on whether TO EXTEND A SPECIAL TAX PERK for a super speedway.
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*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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.
 
*[http://www.michigancapitolconfidential.com/10496 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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====More voting record details====
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*List of all of Wayne Schmidt’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2013&EntityID=16779&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
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*List of Wayne Schmidt’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16779&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2013 missed roll-call votes]
  
===More Voting Record Details===
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==Elections==
*List of all of Wayne Schmidt’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?Keywords=&Results=10&StartDate=1%2F1%2F2005&EndDate=12%2F31%2F2010&EntityID=16779&op=Remove+Filter roll call votes, bills introduced, and floor amendments] from MichiganVotes.org (use site’s [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Search.aspx “advanced search”] to narrow by date range, issue category and/or keyword).
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===2012===
*List of Wayne Schmidt’s [http://michiganvotes.org/SearchVotes.aspx?EntityID=16779&Missed=True&StartMonth=1&StartYear=2009&EndMonth=12&EndYear=2010 1 missed roll-call votes]  
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012]]''
  
==Committee assignments==
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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>
===2011-2012===
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In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schmidt has been appointed to these committees:
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Health Policy, Member
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Natural Resources, Tourism, and Outdoor Recreation, Member
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Statutory Committee on Michigan Capitol, Chair
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Transportation, Member
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===2009-2010===
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{{Election box 2012
In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schmidt served on these committees:
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* [[Energy and Technology Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Energy and Technology]]
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|Chamber = Michigan House of Representatives, District 104, General Election
* [[Great Lakes and Environment Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Great Lakes and Environment]]
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|party1 = Republican
* [[Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Intergovernmental and Regional Affairs]]
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|party2 = Democratic
* [[Transportation Committee, Michigan House of Representatives|Transportation]]
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|party3 =  
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|winner1 = Wayne Schmidt
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Betsy Coffia
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|votes1 = 26042
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|votes2 = 20049
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|votes3 =
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}}
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{{Primary election box 2012
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|Chamber=Michigan House of Representatives, District 104
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|party=Republican
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|winner1 = Wayne Schmidt
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|Inc1 = Y
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|candidate2 = Jason Gillman
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|votes1 = 8357
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|votes2 = 4455
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}}
  
==Elections==
 
 
===2010===
 
===2010===
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
 
:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010]]''
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===2008===
 
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:: ''See also: [[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008]]''
  
On November 04, 2008, Wayne Schmidt ran for District 104 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Roman Grucz and Dan McDougall. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08104000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
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On November 4, 2008, Schmidt ran for District 104 of the [[Michigan House of Representatives]], beating Roman Grucz and Dan McDougall. <ref>[http://miboecfr.nictusa.com/election/results/08GEN/08104000.html ''Michigan House of Representatives official election results for 2008'']</ref>
  
Wayne Schmidt raised $111,986 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106865 ''Follow the Money's report on Schmidt's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
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Schmidt raised $111,986 for his campaign.<ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106865 ''Follow the Money's report on Schmidt's 2008 campaign contributions'']</ref>
  
 
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==Campaign donors==
 
==Campaign donors==
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{{Comprehensive donor history
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|Name=Schmidt
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|Full name=Wayne Schmidt
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|Editdate=June 13, 2013
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|link=<ref>[http://followthemoney.org/database/uniquecandidate.phtml?uc=9126 ''Follow the Money'', "Schmidt, Wayne A." Retrieved June 13, 2013.]</ref>
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|party=Republican
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|totalraised2012=129487
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|result2012=Won
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|office2012=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2012|Michigan State House, District 104]]
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|totalraised2010=85809
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|result2010=Won
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|office2010=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2010|Michigan State House, District 104]]
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|totalraised2008=111986
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|result2008=Won
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|office2008=[[Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008|Michigan State House, District 104]]
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===2012===
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{{SLP donor box 2012
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|name = Schmidt
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|full Name = Wayne Schmidt
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 129487
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|org1 = Operating Engineers Local 324
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|org2 = DTE Energy
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|org3 = Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters
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|org4 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org5 = Michigan Health & Hospital Association
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 5000
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|orgamount3 = 5000
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|orgamount4 = 4950
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|orgamount5 = 4925
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|}}
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===2010===
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{{SLP donor box 2010
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|name = Schmidt
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|full name = Wayne Schmidt
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=126032
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|new = no
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|office = Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 85809
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|org1 = Schmidt, Wayne A.
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|org2 = DTE Energy
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|org3 = Michigan Automobile Dealers Association
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|org4 = Michigan Association Of Realtors
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|org5 = Blue Cross Blue Shield Of Michigan
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|orgamount1 = 7400
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|orgamount2 = 2450
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|orgamount3 = 2400
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|orgamount4 = 1800
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|orgamount5 = 1700
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===2008===
 
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{{SLP donor box 2008
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|name = Schmidt
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|full Name = Wayne Schmidt
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|reference = http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106865
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|office= Michigan House of Representatives
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|party = Republican
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|total raised = 111986
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|org1 = Grand Traverse Republican Committee
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|org2 = Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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|org3 = Cox 5200 Club
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|org4 = Hildenbrand Leadership Fund
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|org5 = Michigan Electric Cooperative Association
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|orgamount1 = 5000
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|orgamount2 = 4000
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|orgamount3 = 3750
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|orgamount4 = 2500
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|orgamount5 = 2100
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In 2008 Wayne Schmidt collected $111,986 in donations. <ref>[http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106865 2008 contributors to Wayne Schmidt]</ref>
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==Scorecards==
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===Tea Party Scorecard===
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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.<ref name="Tea3">[http://www.michiganvotes.org/VotingIndex.aspx?ID=736 ''Michigan Votes,'' "Tea Party Scorecard Jan 2011-Mar 2012," accessed June 25, 2012]</ref>
  
His five largest contributors in 2008 were:
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====January 2011 - March 2012====
 
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'''Wayne Schmidt''' received a '''67%''' rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.<ref name="Tea3"/>
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| Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan
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| Cox 5200 Club
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| Hildenbrand Leadership Fund
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| Michigan Electric Cooperative Association
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==Campaign contributions==
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==Personal==
[http://miboecfr.nicusa.com/cgi-bin/cfr/contrib_anls_res.cgi?can_last_name=schmidt,+wayne&sched=*&sort_1=common_name&sort_2=amount&sched=* Contributions Report] from Michigan Secretary of State
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Schmidt and his wife, Kathleen, have two children.
  
===Contact===
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==Recent news==
Rep. Wayne Schmidt<br>
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This section displays the most recent stories in a google news search for the term '''Wayne + Schmidt + Michigan + Legislature'''
S-1388 House Office Building<br>
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:''All stories may not be relevant to this page due to the nature of the search engine.''
P.O. Box 30014<br>
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{{RSS|feed=http://news.google.com/news?hl=en&gl=us&q=Wayne+Schmidt+Michigan+Legislature&um=1&ie=UTF-8&output=rss|template=slpfeed|max=10|title=Wayne Schmidt News Feed}}
Lansing, MI  48933<br>
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(517) 373-1766<br>
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WayneSchmidt@house.mi.gov<br>
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==External links==
 
==External links==
 
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*[http://www.wayneschmidt.com/ Wayne Schmidt's personal website]
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*[http://repschmidt.gophouse.org Office website]
*[http://www.gophouse.com/welcome.asp?District=104 Michigan Legislature - Representative Wayne Schmidt]  
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*[http://www.wayneschmidt.com/ Campaign website]
*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87093 Project Vote Smart legislative profile]
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*[http://votesmart.org/summary.php?can_id=87093 Legislative profile from Project Vote Smart]
*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87093 Project Vote Smart biography]
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*[http://votesmart.org/bio.php?can_id=87093 Biography from Project Vote Smart]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16779 Michigan Votes - Wayne Schmidt]
 
* [http://www.michiganvotes.org/Legislator.aspx?ID=16779 Michigan Votes - Wayne Schmidt]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106865 2008]
 
* Campaign Contributions: [http://www.followthemoney.org/database/StateGlance/candidate.phtml?c=106865 2008]
  
 
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Wayne Schmidt
Wayne Schmidt.jpg
Michigan House of Representatives, District 104
Incumbent
In office
2009 - present
Term ends
January 1, 2015
Years in position 5
PartyRepublican
Compensation
Base salary$71,685/year
Per diem$10,800 yearly expense allowance
Elections and appointments
Last electionNovember 6, 2012
First elected2008
Next generalNovember 4, 2014
Term limits3 terms
Websites
Office website
Campaign website
CandidateVerification
Wayne Schmidt is a Republican member of the Michigan House of Representatives, representing District 104. He was first elected to the chamber in 2008.

Biography

Schmidt attended the University of Chicago, majoring in economics and public policy, and is a graduate of the Michigan State University Political Leadership Program.

Committee assignments

2013-2014

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

Michigan Committee Assignments, 2012
Commerce
Energy and Technology
Financial Liability Reform
Transportation and Infrastructure, Chair

2011-2012

In the 2011-2012 legislative session, Schmidt served on the following committees:

2009-2010

In the 2009-2010 legislative session, Schmidt served on the following 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

  • Click below to see how this representative voted.
  • 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

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, General Election, 2012
Party Candidate Vote % Votes
     Republican Green check mark transparent.pngWayne Schmidt Incumbent 56.5% 26,042
     Democratic Betsy Coffia 43.5% 20,049
Total Votes 46,091


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

See also: Michigan House of Representatives elections, 2008

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

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

Comprehensive donor information for Schmidt is available dating back to 2008. Based on available campaign finance records, Schmidt raised a total of $327,282 during that time period. This information was last updated on June 13, 2013.[6]

Wayne Schmidt's Campaign Contribution History
Year Office Result Contributions
2012 Michigan State House, District 104 Won $129,487
2010 Michigan State House, District 104 Won $85,809
2008 Michigan State House, District 104 Won $111,986
Grand Total Raised $327,282

2012

Schmidt won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2012. During that election cycle, Schmidt raised a total of $129,487.
Michigan House of Representatives 2012 election - Campaign Contributions
Top contributors to Wayne Schmidt's campaign in 2012
Operating Engineers Local 324$5,000
DTE Energy$5,000
Michigan Regional Council Of Carpenters$5,000
Michigan Association Of Realtors$4,950
Michigan Health & Hospital Association$4,925
Total Raised in 2012$129,487
Source:Follow the Money

2010

Schmidt won re-election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2010. During that election cycle, Schmidt raised a total of $85,809.

2008

Schmidt won election to the Michigan House of Representatives in 2008. During that election cycle, Schmidt raised a total of $111,986.

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.[7]

January 2011 - March 2012

Wayne Schmidt received a 67% rating on the January 2011 - March 2012 Tea Party Scorecard.[7]

Personal

Schmidt and his wife, Kathleen, have two children.

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Preceded by
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Michigan House of Representatives District 104
2009 – Present
Succeeded by
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