Richard Hammel

Biographical Information

Born: June 30, 1958 in Flint
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Debra
Children: 4 daughters; 4 grandchildren
Education: Bachelors in applied science, University of Michigan-Flint; graduate, Beecher High School in Flint
Employment/Military Record: Pipe fitter at Delphi Engine and Management Systems in Flint, 1978-present
Community Activities: UAW Local 651 member; member, Fraternal Order of Police; member, Board of Directors of Automation Alley; member, board of directors for Genesee Region Chamber of Commerce

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Minority Leader (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2012)
House (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2012)
Other Offices: Elected to state House in 2006; former Genesee County Commissioner, 1997-2006, chair, 1999-2006; Mount Morris Township trustee, 1992-1996

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 48th District 2010
General Vote: 15,322 of 26,723 (57%)
Primary Vote: 4,649 of 4,649 (100%)

Michigan House 48th District 2008
General Vote: 28,245 of 41,943 (67%)
Primary Vote: 5,803 of 5,803 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 48th District 2006
General Vote: 22,174 of 32,885 (67%)
Primary Vote: 4,360 of 9,338 (46%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Father and mother both former Mount Morris township trustee and treasurer, respectively; father also a former County Commissioner; active in several Democratic campaigns

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