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A listing of Michigan's public officeholders, including Constitutional officers,Members of the United States Congress,and links to members of the State Congress
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Michigan U.S. Senators
Senator PETERS, Gary C.Party affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1958
Senator PETERS, Gary C.

A Senator and a Representative from Michigan; born in Pontiac, OaklandCounty, Mich., December 1, 1958; B.A., Alma College, Alma, Mich., 1980; M.B.A.,University of Detroit, Detroit, Mich., 1985; J.D., Wayne State University,Detroit, Mich., 1989; M.A., Michigan State University, East Lansing,Mich., 2007; United States Navy Reserve, 1993-2000, 2001-2005; Investmentbanker; professor, Oakland University, Rochester, Mich.; professor, WayneState University, Detroit, Mich.; member, Rochester Hills, Mich., city Council,1991-1992; member of the Michigan state senate, 1995-2002; Unsuccessfulcandidate for Michigan state attorney general in 2002; elected as ADemocrat to the One Hundred Eleventh and to the two succeeding Congresses (January3, 2009-January 3, 2015); was not a candidate for reelection to the Houseof Representatives but was elected as a Democrat to the United States Senatein 2014 for the term ending January 3, 2021.

Senator STABENOW, Deborah AnnParty affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1950
Senator STABENOW, Deborah Ann

A Senator and a Representative from Michigan; born in Gladwin, Mich.,April 29, 1950; graduated, Clare High School; B.A., Michigan State University,East Lansing 1972; M.S.W. magna cum laude, Michigan State University,1975; social worker; leadership training consultant; Ingham County Commissioner1975-1978; member, State house of representatives 1979-1990; Member,State senate 1991-1994; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Fifth AndOne Hundred Sixth Congresses (January 3, 1997-January 3, 2001); was not a Candidatefor reelection to the House of Representatives in 2000, but was Electedto the United States Senate for the term commencing January 3, 2001; Reelectedin 2006 and again in 2012 for the term ending January 3, 2019; DemocraticConference secretary (2005-2007); vice-chair, Democratic Policy and CommunicationsCommittee (2011-); chair, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, AndForestry (One Hundred Twelfth and One Hundred Thirteenth Congresses).


Michigan U.S. House Representatives
Republicans(9)Democrats(5)
Representative BENISHEK, DanParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1952
Representative BENISHEK, Dan

Congressional District : 1

A Representative from Michigan; born in Iron River, Iron County, Mich.,April 20, 1952; graduated from West Iron County High School, Iron River, Mich.,1970; B.S., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1974; M.D., Wayne StateUniversity Medical School, Detroit, Mich., 1978; physician; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January3, 2011-present).

Website: http://benishek.house.gov/
Phone: 202-225-4735

Representative HUIZENGA, BillParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1969
Representative HUIZENGA, Bill

Congressional District : 2

A Representative from Michigan; born in Zeeland, Ottawa County, Mich.,January 31, 1969; graduated from Holland Christian High School, Holland, Mich.,1987; B.A., Calvin College, Grand Rapids, Mich., 1991; administrator; Businessowner; staff, United States Representative Peter Hoekstra of Michigan, 1996-2002;member of the Michigan state house of representatives, 2003-2008; Electedas a Republican to the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses(January 3, 2011-present).

Website: http://huizenga.house.gov/
Phone: 202-225-4401

Representative AMASH, JustinParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1980
Representative AMASH, Justin

Congressional District : 3

A Representative from Michigan; born in Grand Rapids, Kent County, Mich.,April 18, 1980; graduated from Grand Rapids Christian High School, Grand Rapids,Mich., 1998; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2002; J.D.,University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 2005; lawyer, private practice; Memberof the Michigan state house of representatives, 2008-2010; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January3, 2011-present).

Website: http://amash.house.gov/
Phone: 202-225-3831

Representative MOOLENAAR, JohnParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1961
Representative MOOLENAAR, John

Congressional District : 4

A Representative from Michigan; born in Midland, Midland County, Mich.,May 8, 1961; graduated from Herbert Henry Dow High School, Midland, Mich.;B.S., Hope College, Holland, Mich., 1983; M.P.A., Harvard University, Cambridge,Mass., 1989; chemist; businessman; member of the Midland, Mich., Citycouncil, 1997-2000; member of the Michigan state house of representatives, 2003-2008;member of the Michigan state senate, 2011-2014; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-present).

Website: http://moolenaar.house.gov
Phone: 202-225-3561

Representative KILDEE, DanParty affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1958
Representative KILDEE, Dan

Congressional District : 5

(nephew of Dale Edward Kildee), ARepresentative from Michigan; born in Flint, Genesee County, Mich.,August 11, 1958; attended, University of Michigan, Flint, Mich.; B.S., CentralMichigan University, Mount Pleasant, Mich.; founder, Genesee County LandBank; co-founder and chief executive, Center for Community Progress; Memberof the Flint, Mich., board of education, 1977-1985; member of the GeneseeCounty, Mich., board of commissioners, 1985-1997; Genesee County, Mich.,treasurer, 1997-2009; unsuccessful nominee for Governor of Michigan in 2010;elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Thirteenth and to the succeeding Congress(January 3, 2013-present).

Website: http://danielkildee.house.gov
Phone: 202-225-3611

Representative UPTON, Frederick StephenParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1953
Representative UPTON, Frederick Stephen

Congressional District : 6

A Representative from Michigan; born in St. Joseph, Berrien County, Mich.,April 23, 1953; graduated from Shattuck School, Fairbault, Minn.; A.B., Universityof Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1975; staff, United States RepresentativeDavid Stockman of Michigan, 1976-1980; staff, United States Officeof Management and Budget, 1981-1985; elected as a Republican to the One Hundredthand to the fourteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1987-present); Chair,Committee on Energy and Commerce (One Hundred Twelfth, One Hundred Thirteenth,and One Hundred Fourteenth Congresses).

Website: http://www.house.gov/upton/
Phone: 202-225-3761

Representative WALBERG, TimParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1951
Representative WALBERG, Tim

Congressional District : 7

A Representative from Michigan; born in Chicago, Cook County, Ill., April12, 1951; graduated from Thornton Fractional Township North High School, Calumet,Ill., 1969; attended Western Illinois University, Macomb, Ill., 1969-1970;attended Moody Bible College Institute, Chicago, Ill., 1970-1973; B.S.Fort Wayne Bible College, 1975; M.A., Wheaton College, Wheaton, Ill., 1978;minister; member of the Michigan state house of representatives, 1983-1998;unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States House of Representativesin 2004; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Tenth Congress(January 3, 2007-January 3, 2009); unsuccessful candidate for Reelectionto the One Hundred Eleventh Congress in 2008; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Twelfth and to the two succeeding Congresses (January3, 2011-present).

Website: http://walberg.house.gov/
Phone: 202-225-6276

Representative BISHOP, Michael DeanParty affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1967
Representative BISHOP, Michael Dean

Congressional District : 8

A Representative from Michigan; born in Almont, Lapeer County, Mich.,March 18, 1967; graduated from Rochester Adams High School, Rochester Hills,Mich.; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1989; J.D., DetroitCollege of Law (now Michigan State College of Law), East Lansing, Mich.,1993; lawyer, private practice; realtor; business owner; member of the Michiganstate house of representatives, 1999-2002; member of the Michigan Statesenate, 2003-2010; majority leader, Michigan state senate, 2007-2010; Unsuccessfulcandidate for nomination for Michigan state attorney general, 2010;unsuccessful candidate for election as Oakland County, Mich., prosecutor, 2012;elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3,2015-present).

Website: http://mikebishop.house.gov
Phone: 202-225-4872

Representative LEVIN, Sander MartinParty affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1931
Representative LEVIN, Sander Martin

Congressional District : 9

(brother of Carl Levin), ARepresentative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.,September 6, 1931; graduated from Central High School, Detroit, Mich.; B.A.,University of Chicago, Chicago, Ill., 1952; M.A., Columbia University, NewYork, N.Y., 1954; LL.B., Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., 1957; Lawyer,private practice; member of the Michigan state senate, 1965-1970; Unsuccessfulcandidate for Governor of Michigan, 1970 and 1974; assistant Administrator,United States Agency for International Development, 1977-1981; Delegate,Democratic National Conventions, 1964 and 1968; elected as a Democrat Tothe Ninety-eighth and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1983-present);chair, Committee on Ways and Means (One Hundred Eleventh Congress).

Website: http://levin.house.gov/
Phone: 202-225-4961

Representative MILLER, Candice S.Party affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1954
Representative MILLER, Candice S.

Congressional District : 10

A Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.,May 7, 1954; graduated from Lakeshore High School, St. Clair Shores, Mich.;attended Macomb County Community College, Warren, Mich.; attended NorthwoodInstitute; trustee, Harrison Township Board, Harrison Township, Mich.,1979-1980; Harrison Township supervisor, Harrison Township, Mich., 1980-1992;treasurer, Macomb County, Mich., 1992-1994; Michigan secretary of State,1994-2002; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Eighth and to the Sixsucceeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present); chair, Committee on House Administration(One Hundred Thirteenth and One Hundred Fourteenth Congresses).

Website: http://candicemiller.house.gov/
Phone: 202-225-2106

Representative TROTT, David A.Party affiliation: Republican ; Year of Birth: 1960
Representative TROTT, David A.

Congressional District : 11

A Representative from Michigan; born in Birmingham, Oakland County, Mich.,October 16, 1960; graduated from the Cranbrook Schools, Bloomfield Township,Mich.; A.B., University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Mich., 1981; J.D., DukeUniversity, Durham, N.C., 1985; lawyer, private practice; business owner; Memberof the Bingham Farms, Mich., village council, 1987-1988; elected as a Republicanto the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-present).

Website: http://trott.house.gov
Phone: 202-225-8171

Representative DINGELL, DebbieParty affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1953
Representative DINGELL, Debbie

Congressional District : 12

(wife of John David Dingell, Jr.), ARepresentative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.,November 23, 1953; graduated from the Convent of the Sacred Heart, GrossePointe, Mich.; B.S.F.S., Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1975; M.S.,Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., 1996; analyst; professional Advocate;business executive; non-profit executive; board of governors, Wayne StateUniversity, 2007-2014; member of the Democratic National Committee; Electedas a Democrat to the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-present).

Website: http://debbiedingell.house.gov
Phone: 202-225-4071

Representative CONYERS, John, Jr.Party affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1929
Representative CONYERS, John, Jr.

Congressional District : 13

A Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.,May 16, 1929; attended Detroit public schools; B.A., Wayne State University,Detroit, Mich., 1957; LL.B., Wayne State Law School, Detroit, Mich.,1958; lawyer, private practice; Michigan National Guard, 1948-1950; UnitedStates Army, 1950-1954; United States Army Reserves, 1954-1957; staff, UnitedStates Representative John D. Dingell, Jr., of Michigan, 1958-1961; Generalcounsel for three labor locals in Detroit, 1959-1964; executive board Member,Detroit, Mich., American Civil Liberties Union, 1964 to present; Executiveboard member, Detroit, Mich., NAACP, 1963 to present; referee for Michiganworkmen’s compensation department, 1961-1963; elected as a Democratto the Eighty-ninth and to the twenty-five succeeding Congresses (January3, 1965-present); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representativesin 1988 to conduct the impeachment proceedings against Alcee LamarHastings, judge of the United States District Court for the Southern Districtof Florida; chair, Committee on Government Operations (One Hundred Firstthrough One Hundred Third Congresses); chair, Committee on the Judiciary (OneHundred Tenth and One Hundred Eleventh Congresses).

Website: http://www.house.gov/conyers/
Phone: 202-225-5126

Representative LAWRENCE, Brenda LParty affiliation: Democrat ; Year of Birth: 1954
Representative LAWRENCE, Brenda L

Congressional District : 14

A Representative from Michigan; born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich.,October 18, 1954; graduated from Pershing High School, Detroit, Mich.; AttendedUniversity of Detroit Mercy, Detroit, Mich.; B.A., Central Michigan University,Mt. Pleasant, Mich., 2005; manager, United States Postal Service; Memberof the Southfield, Mich., board of education, 1992-1996; member of the Southfield,Mich., city council, 1997-2001; mayor of Southfield, Mich., 2001-2014;unsuccessful candidate for Oakland County, Mich., executive in 2008; Unsuccessfulcandidate for Michigan lieutenant governor in 2010; elected as a Democratto the One Hundred Fourteenth Congress (January 3, 2015-present).

Website: http://lawrence.house.gov
Phone: 202-225-5802

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