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David Rutledge

Democratic — Representative — District 54
Available Terms:
  • 2011-2012
  • 2013-2014
  • 2015-2016

David Rutledge represents House District 54 in the Michigan House, is a member of three committees, and is the primary sponsor of 505 bills.

1998 8830.54
2004 13500.0
2010 38926.16
2012 25765.0

For detailed campaign finance information visit Influence Explorer. Figures via the National Institute on Money in State Politics.

  • Capitol Office:

    S0988 Anderson House Office Building
    124 North Capitol Avenue
    Lansing, MI 48933
    Phone: 5173731771

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News and Blog Coverage

Townsend Retirement Tax Reform Would Prevent Tax Increases on Surviving Spouses

LANSING — Bipartisan backed legislation introduced by State Rep. Jim Townsend (D-Royal Oak), House Bill 4124, would ensure surviving spouses are not subjected to a tax increase as a result of the loss of their loved one. “I view this legislation as resolving an unintended consequence that can occur in ...

Washtenaw Reps. Take Oath of Office for 98th Legislative Session

LANSING � State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor),David E. Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) andAdam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor)took their oath of office today, starting their next terms in the Michigan House of Representatives. Reps. Driskell and Zemke will be starting their second term after a very active first two ...

Washtenaw Reps. Take Oath of Office for 98th Legislative Session

LANSING � State Representatives Gretchen Driskell (D-Saline), Jeff Irwin (D-Ann Arbor),David E. Rutledge (D-Ypsilanti) andAdam F. Zemke (D-Ann Arbor)took their oath of office today, starting their next terms in the Michigan House of Representatives. Reps. Driskell and Zemke will be starting their second term after a very active first two ...

Greimel Announces Leadership Positions

LANSING � House Democratic Leader Tim Greimel (D-Auburn Hills) announced today who will fill a number of leadership positions for the 2015-2016 legislative session. �This outstanding Democratic Leadership team will help to shape public policy in a positive way for Michigan�s families, kids and seniors,� said Greimel. �I�m proud to ...

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Committee Membership

Sponsored Bills

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  • HB 4655

    Employment security; administration; maximum benefit period; modify. Amends sec. 27 of 1936 (Ex Sess) PA 1 (MCL 421.27).

  • HR 96

    A resolution to declare May 31, 2015, as White Armband Day in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 95

    A resolution to urge the Congress and the President of the United States to take action to protect the rights of Arab and Muslim Americans.

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  • HB 4642

    Veterans; trust fund; administration; revise. Amends secs. 2, 3b, 4, 5, 6a & 7 of 1946 (1st Ex Sess) PA 9 (MCL 35.602 et seq.); adds sec. 1 & repeals secs. 2a, 4a, 4b & 10 of 1946 (1st Ex Sess) PA 9 (MCL 35.602a et seq.).

  • HR 91

    A resolution to declare May 2015 as Foster Care Awareness Month in the state of Michigan.

  • HR 88

    A resolution urging the United States Supreme Court to continue its critical role in protecting citizens' rights under the Fourteenth Amendment of the United States Constitution and urging the states to express support for the Fourteenth Amendment.

Recent Votes

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HB 4433

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 199 Yeas 103 Nays 7

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10393.0
•••No: 76.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4182

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 196 Yeas 91 Nays 19

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 9182.0
•••No: 1917.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4263

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 198 Yeas 109 Nays 1

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10999.0
•••No: 10.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 9

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 195 Yeas 110 Nays 0

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 110100.0
•••No: 00.0
•••Other: 00.0
SB 196

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 197 Yeas 107 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10797.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
HB 4449

passed; given immediate effect Roll Call # 191 Yeas 106 Nays 3

Legislator Vote: Yes

•••Yes: 10697.0
•••No: 32.0
•••Other: 00.0
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Sources

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