David Rutledge

Biographical Information

Born: March 23, 1945 in Chattanooga, Tenessee
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Geraldine
Children: Children Marcus and Felicia, Grandchildren Darius and Kelton
Education: Bachelor's degree in Political Science, Tennessee State University; Attended University of Michigan Law School; Harvard Law School (grant for summer studies)
Employment/Military Record: Owner and president of Esourceful, LLC, an environmental services company; former deputy director of Democratic Research Staff for the Michigan House and business manager for Wayne County Department of Public Works. Served four years in the Air Force during Vietnam era achieving the rank of captain and honorably discharged
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 54th District 2014
General Vote: 18,610 of 24,702 (75%)
Primary Vote: 5,916 of 5,916 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: The Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club of Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber, AFL-CIO, Michigan Townships Association Political Action Committee, Michigan Nurses Association, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association

Michigan House 54th District 2012
General Vote: 29,949 of 38,671 (77%)
Primary Vote: 6,827 of 6,827 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 54th District 2010
General Vote: 18,146 of 29,668 (61%)
Primary Vote: 2,693 of 7,111 (37%)

Michigan House 54th District 2004
Primary Vote: 1,475 of 8,839 (16%)

Other Offices: Served two four-year terms as supervisor of Superior Township; elected for three six-year terms as trustee on the Board of Washtenaw Community College
Political Activities: Appointed to State Boundary Commission by two governors of different political parties; served as a member and chair of the Washtenaw County Road Commission for seven years
Community Activities: Second Baptist Church of Ypsilanti, Dawn Farm, Alzheimer's Association
Religion: Baptist

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