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Schauer lost his re-election bid in 2010.

Rep. Mark Schauer (D-Mich.)

  • District: 7th District, South central -- Battle Creek, Jackson
  • Residence: Battle Creek
  • Born: October 2, 1961; Howell, Mich.
  • Religion: Methodist
  • Family: Wife, Christine Schauer; three stepchildren
  • Education: Albion College, B.A. 1984 (Spanish & sociology); Western Michigan U., M.P.A. 1986; Michigan State U., M.A. 1996 (political science)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Battle Creek City Commission, 1993; Battle Creek City Commission, 1994-97; Mich. House, 1997-2003; Mich. Senate, 2003-09 (majority floor leader, 2003-06; minority leader, 2007-09); U.S. House, 2009-11
  • Elected: Elected: 2008 (1st term); Defeated Rep. Tim Walberg, R
  • Committee Assignments: Agriculture (Conservation, Credit, Energy & Research); Transportation & Infrastructure (Aviation; Highways & Transit - Vice Chairman; Railroads, Pipelines & Hazardous Materials)
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State Information: 7th District, South central -- Battle Creek, Jackson

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Tim Walberg (R) 113,185 50.2%
Mark Schauer (D) 102,402 45.4%
Scott Aughney (USTAX) 3,705 1.6%
Greg Merle (LIBERT) 3,239 1.4%
Richard Wunsch (GREEN) 3,117 1.4%
2008 general Mark Schauer (D) 157,213 48.8%
Tim Walberg (R) 149,781 46.5%
Lynn Meadows (GREEN) 9,528 3%
Ken Proctor (LIBERT) 5,675 1.8%
2006 general Tim Walberg (R) 122,348 49.9%
Sharon Renier (D) 112,665 46%
David Hutchinson (LIBERT) 3,788 1.5%
Dave Horn (USTAX) 3,611 1.5%
Joe Schwarz (R) 2,614 1.1%
2004 general Joe Schwarz (R) 176,053 58.4%
Sharon Renier (D) 109,527 36.3%
Dave Horn (USTAX) 9,032 3%
Jason Seagraves (GREEN) 3,996 1.3%
Ken Proctor (LIBERT) 3,034 1%
2002 general Nick Smith (R) 121,142 59.7%
Mike Simpson (D) 78,412 38.6%
Ken Proctor (LIBERT) 3,515 1.7%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 52% John McCain: 46%
2004 John Kerry: 45% George W. Bush: 54%
2000 Al Gore: 47% George W. Bush: 53%

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