Brian Calley

Biographical Information

Born: March 25, 1977 in Dearborn Heights
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Julie
Children: Collin, Reagan, and Karagan
Education: MPA from Harvard University; MBA in Business Administration from Grand Valley State University; BA in Business Administration from Michigan State University
Employment/Military Record: Current Lieutenant Governor. Former State Representative and Ionia County Commissioner. Worked for over a decade in community banking.
Community Activities: Chair, Michigan Diversion Council Chair, Prescription drug and opioid abuse task force Chair, Childhood poisoning elimination board Chair, Mental health and wellness commission Chair, Special education reform task force Member, Michigan Farm Bureau Member, National Rifle Association (NRA) Member, Right to Life Michigan
Religion: Baptist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Lt. Governor (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2010)
Other Offices: Elected to state House in 2006; former Ionia County Commissioner (4 years)

Elections and Political Participation

Governor 2018
Primary Vote: 249,185 of 989,525 (25%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, Right to Life of Michigan (blanket endorsement), Detroit Regional Chamber (primary endorsement), Michigan Homebuilders Association

Lt. Governor 2014
General Vote: 1,607,399 of 3,156,481 (50%)
Primary Vote: 617,720 of 617,720 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan State Medical Society, Michigan Lodging and Tourism Association, Michigan Restaurant Association, Michigan Retailers Association, Small Business Association of Michigan, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Business Leaders for Michigan, Associated Builders and Contractors, Michigan Grocers Association, Michigan Bankers Association, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Association of Realtors, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Detroit Regional Chamber, Greenstone Farm Credit Services, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association

Michigan Senate 33rd District 2010

Lt. Governor 2010
General Vote: 1,880,108 of 3,233,995 (58%)
Primary Vote: 381,588 of 1,048,384 (36%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 87th District 2008
General Vote: 29,582 of 46,183 (64%)
Primary Vote: 10,593 of 10,593 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 87th District 2006
General Vote: 21,527 of 38,226 (56%)
Primary Vote: 4,322 of 10,040 (43%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Former Ionia County Republican Committee chair

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