Rating Group: Michigan Farm Bureau

2012 Positions

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State Office Name Party Rating
MI U.S. House - 4 John Moolenaar Republican 87%
MI U.S. House - 13 Rashida Tlaib Democratic 43%
MI Governor Gretchen Whitmer Democratic 69%
MI State Senate - 6 Erika Geiss Democratic 54%
MI State Senate - 16 Mike Shirkey Republican 93%
MI State Senate - 17 Dale Zorn Republican 86%
MI State Senate - 18 Jeff Irwin Democratic 57%
MI State Senate - 20 Sean McCann Democratic 71%
MI State Senate - 26 Aric Nesbitt Republican 100%
MI State Senate - 27 Jim Ananich Democratic 71%
MI State Senate - 31 Kevin Daley Republican 100%
MI State Senate - 32 Kenneth Horn Republican 86%
MI State Senate - 33 Rick Outman Republican 100%
MI State Senate - 34 Jon Bumstead Republican 100%
MI State Senate - 36 Jim Stamas Republican 100%
MI State Senate - 37 Wayne Schmidt Republican 100%
MI State Senate - 38 Ed McBroom Republican 86%
MI Mayor - At-Large Vicki Barnett Democratic 57%
MI Council Member - At-Large Bob Constan 79%
MI Council Member Fred Durhal III 50%
MI Council Member Coleman Young II 54%
MI Commissioner - 4 Bruce Caswell No Party Affiliation 93%
MI Commissioner - 6 Jeff Farrington Republican 93%
MI Commissioner - 12 Glenn Anderson Democratic 71%
MI Commissioner - 12 Chuck Moss Republican 100%
MI State Board of Education Ellen Lipton Democratic 57%
MI State Board of Education Tom McMillin Republican 71%
Dave Agema 71%
Joan Bauer 57%
Steven Bieda 79%
Timothy Bledsoe 57%
Jase Bolger 100%
Darwin Booher 100%
Jack Brandenburg 100%
Lisa Brown 43%
Charles Brunner 79%
Barbara Byrum 71%
Michael Callton 100%
Tom Casperson 80%
Philip Cavanagh 64%
Paul Clemente 64%
Patrick Colbeck 80%
Kevin Cotter 93%
Kathy Crawford 100%
Kurt Damrow 100%
George Darany 64%
Cynthia Denby 100%
Brandon Dillon 71%
Judy Emmons 93%
Stacy Erwin Oakes 79%
Anthony Forlini 93%
Frank Foster 100%
Ray Franz 100%
Bob Genetski 93%
Judson Gilbert II 100%
Ben Glardon 100%
John Gleason 86%
Ken Goike 77%
Joseph Graves 100%
Mike Green 73%
Vincent Gregory 79%
Tim Greimel 64%
Gail Haines 100%
Richard Hammel 64%
Goeff Hansen 93%
Harold Haugh 71%
Joseph Haveman 93%
Kurt Heise 100%
Dave Hildenbrand 100%
Rudy Hobbs 69%
Morris Hood III 71%
Thomas Hooker 86%
Hoon-Yung Hopgood 79%
Marcia Hovey-Wright 64%
Lisa Howze 57%
Holly Hughes 100%
Joe Hune 93%
Tupac Hunter 71%
Matt Huuki 100%
Shanelle Jackson 50%
Bradford Jacobsen 100%
Mark Jansen 93%
Nancy Jenkins 100%
Bert Johnson 77%
Joel Johnson 100%
Rick Jones 93%
Roger Kahn 100%
Andrew Kandrevas 57%
Martin Knollenberg 100%
Mike Kowall 100%
Kenneth Kurtz 100%
Andrea LaFontaine 100%
Marilyn Lane 71%
Richard LeBlanc 64%
Steven Lindberg 79%
Lesia Liss 71%
Matt Lori 100%
Pete Lund 100%
Lisa Lyons 93%
Peter MacGregor 92%
State Office Name Party Rating
MI U.S. House - 4 John Moolenaar R 87%
MI U.S. House - 13 Rashida Tlaib D 43%
MI Governor Gretchen Whitmer D 69%
MI State Senate - 6 Erika Geiss D 54%
MI State Senate - 16 Mike Shirkey R 93%
MI State Senate - 17 Dale Zorn R 86%
MI State Senate - 18 Jeff Irwin D 57%
MI State Senate - 20 Sean McCann D 71%
MI State Senate - 26 Aric Nesbitt R 100%
MI State Senate - 27 Jim Ananich D 71%
MI State Senate - 31 Kevin Daley R 100%
MI State Senate - 32 Kenneth Horn R 86%
MI State Senate - 33 Rick Outman R 100%
MI State Senate - 34 Jon Bumstead R 100%
MI State Senate - 36 Jim Stamas R 100%
MI State Senate - 37 Wayne Schmidt R 100%
MI State Senate - 38 Ed McBroom R 86%
MI Mayor - At-Large Vicki Barnett D 57%
MI Council Member - At-Large Bob Constan 79%
MI Council Member Fred Durhal III 50%
MI Council Member Coleman Young II 54%
MI Commissioner - 4 Bruce Caswell N/A 93%
MI Commissioner - 6 Jeff Farrington R 93%
MI Commissioner - 12 Glenn Anderson D 71%
MI Commissioner - 12 Chuck Moss R 100%
MI State Board of Education Ellen Lipton D 57%
MI State Board of Education Tom McMillin R 71%
Dave Agema 71%
Joan Bauer 57%
Steven Bieda 79%
Timothy Bledsoe 57%
Jase Bolger 100%
Darwin Booher 100%
Jack Brandenburg 100%
Lisa Brown 43%
Charles Brunner 79%
Barbara Byrum 71%
Michael Callton 100%
Tom Casperson 80%
Philip Cavanagh 64%
Paul Clemente 64%
Patrick Colbeck 80%
Kevin Cotter 93%
Kathy Crawford 100%
Kurt Damrow 100%
George Darany 64%
Cynthia Denby 100%
Brandon Dillon 71%
Judy Emmons 93%
Stacy Erwin Oakes 79%
Anthony Forlini 93%
Frank Foster 100%
Ray Franz 100%
Bob Genetski 93%
Judson Gilbert II 100%
Ben Glardon 100%
John Gleason 86%
Ken Goike 77%
Joseph Graves 100%
Mike Green 73%
Vincent Gregory 79%
Tim Greimel 64%
Gail Haines 100%
Richard Hammel 64%
Goeff Hansen 93%
Harold Haugh 71%
Joseph Haveman 93%
Kurt Heise 100%
Dave Hildenbrand 100%
Rudy Hobbs 69%
Morris Hood III 71%
Thomas Hooker 86%
Hoon-Yung Hopgood 79%
Marcia Hovey-Wright 64%
Lisa Howze 57%
Holly Hughes 100%
Joe Hune 93%
Tupac Hunter 71%
Matt Huuki 100%
Shanelle Jackson 50%
Bradford Jacobsen 100%
Mark Jansen 93%
Nancy Jenkins 100%
Bert Johnson 77%
Joel Johnson 100%
Rick Jones 93%
Roger Kahn 100%
Andrew Kandrevas 57%
Martin Knollenberg 100%
Mike Kowall 100%
Kenneth Kurtz 100%
Andrea LaFontaine 100%
Marilyn Lane 71%
Richard LeBlanc 64%
Steven Lindberg 79%
Lesia Liss 71%
Matt Lori 100%
Pete Lund 100%
Lisa Lyons 93%
Peter MacGregor 92%
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