Senate Minority Leader Jim Ananich

2 Terms
Senate District 27
S-105 C
Official Website

Biographical Information

Home Address: 932 Maxine St, Flint, MI  48503
(810) 348-1498
Born: September 20, 1975 in Flint
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Andrea
Children: Jacob, Age 2
Education: Master's degree in Public Administration-Educational Administration, University of Michigan-Flint, B.A. of Political Economics, Michigan State University, along with a Secondary Teaching Certificate in Social Studies
Employment/Military Record: Employment and Education Coordinator, Priority Children, 2008-2010; Teacher, Flint Community Schools, 2005-2008
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 27th District 2018
General Vote: 59,108 of 83,050 (71%)
Primary Vote: 26,137 of 26,137 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Counciol 25, Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan AFL-CIO, County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, Small Business Association of Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Michigan Senate 27th District Special Election (May 7, 2013)
General Vote: 8,728 of 11,591 (75%)
Primary Vote: 8,472 of 16,497 (51%)

Michigan Senate 27th District 2014
General Vote: 51,291 of 66,353 (77%)
Primary Vote: 17,007 of 17,007 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan League of Conservation Voters, United Auto Workers, Michigan Townships Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Genesee/Lapeer/Shiawassee Building Trades Council, Sierra Club Michigan Chapter, AFL-CIO, Small Business Association of Michigan Small BIZ PAC, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Realtors PAC, Michigan Education Association recommendation, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC

Michigan House 49th District 2012
General Vote: 28,275 of 37,949 (74%)
Primary Vote: 7,395 of 7,395 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 49th District 2010
General Vote: 15,647 of 23,257 (67%)
Primary Vote: 4,396 of 6,856 (64%)

Michigan House 49th District 2004
Primary Vote: 4,666 of 11,890 (39%)

Other Offices: Michigan State Senate, 2013-Current; Michigan State House, 2010-2013; Flint City Council, 2005-2009
Political Activities: Democratic Legislative Campaign Committee (DLCC), Board Member State Innovation Exchange (SIX), Organizing Team Member and Member of Reproductive Freedom Leadership Council Democratic Party Precinct and State Delegate MEA-United Teachers of Flint, Former PAC Co-Chair
Community Activities: Greater Flint Health Coalition, Board Chair; College Cultural Neighborhood Association; St. Luke N.E.W. Life Center; Flint Development Center Fresh Start Initiative; Flint Genesee County Medical Society and Genesee Health System
Religion: Christian

Committee Assignments
Government Operations Committee
Minority Vice Chair
Legislative Council
Minority Vice Chair
Fiscal Agency Governing Board
Minority Vice Chair
Key Legislative Staff
John Mulcrone, Chief of Staff and Minority Legal Counsel
Callie Abrams, Legislative Director
Rosie Jones, Press Secretary
Michelle Carnevale, Senior Executive Assistant
Montel Menifee, Community Outreach Manager
Patrick Gerace, Administrative Aide

Sponsored Legislation
SB 97
emergency supplies
SB 98
child care credit
SB 102
school meals
SB 117
SB 185
SB 318
High School Graduation Requirement
SB 397
Horse Racing
SB 399
Video Lottery
SB 429
Mining Regulations
SB 430
Sentencing Guidelines
SB 431
Mining Regulations
SB 476
Law Enforcement
SB 524
Interstate Compact
SB 572
Electronic Smoking Devices
SB 641
SB 642
State Contracts
SB 779
Local Financial Stability
SB 780
Fiscal Early Warning System
SB 880
Short-Term Rental Regulations
SB 888
Blockchain and Cryptocurrency Commission
SB 952
Consumer Protections
SB 984
Gas Tax
SB 985
Gas Tax
SB 986
Gas Tax
SB 1013
Income Tax Exemptions
SB 1072
New and Used Vehicles
SB 1073
Land Bank
SB 1074
Revenue Bond Act
SB 1101
Public School Employees
SB 1226
KIDS accounts
SB 1227
KIDS accounts
SB 1228
KIDS Accounts
SB 1229
KIDS accounts
SB 1230
rental credits
SB 1231
foster care
SR 37
Flint Water Crisis
SR 127
Censure Sen. John Bizon
SR 148
Date Designation
SR 168
Month Designation
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