Mike Bishop

Biographical Information

Born: March 18, 1967 in Almont
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Cristina
Children: Benjamin, Gabriella, Nathan
Education: Law degree, Detroit College of Law; Bachelor's degree in History, University of Michigan; studied at Cambridge University (England), University of Paris-Sorbonne and Universidad de Sevilla (Spain)
Employment/Military Record: International Bancard Corporation, chief legal officer and general counsel (March 2013 - present); Clark Hill PLC, senior attorney (2011-12); Thomas M. Cooley Law School, adjunct professor of law (2011 - present); Simon Galasso and Frantz PLC, senior attorney (2004-10); Booth Patterson PC, senior attorney (1993-2004); Booth Patterson PC, municipal prosecuting attorney (1994-98)
Community Activities: Michigan Bar Association, Michigan Association of Realtors
Religion: Protestant/Congregationalist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

U.S. House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2022)
Senate Majority Leader (1/1/2007 - 12/31/2010)
Senate (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2010)
Senate Assistant Majority Leader (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2006)
Other Offices: U.S. House of Representatives (2015-present), candidate for Oakland County prosecutor (2012), member of state House (1999-2002), Michigan Senate, 2003-11, Republican nominee for the University of Michigan Board of Regents (1996)

Elections and Political Participation

U.S. House 8th District 2018
General Vote: 159,782 of 341,593 (46%)
Primary Vote: 75,403 of 81,657 (92%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Realtors, Police Officers Association of Michigan

U.S. House 8th District 2016
General Vote: 205,629 of 366,968 (56%)
Primary Vote: 54,815 of 54,815 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan, Police Officers Association of Michigan, Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Agri-Business Association AGRI-BIZ PAC, National Association of Realtors PAC

U.S. House 8th District 2014
General Vote: 132,739 of 243,125 (54%)
Primary Vote: 35,422 of 58,780 (60%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Bankers Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Right to Life of Michigan (sole endorsement for general election, dual endorsement in primary), Michigan Credit Union League, U.S. Chamber of Commerce, Police Officers Association of Michigan, National Rifle Association

Michigan Senate 12th District 2006
General Vote: 59,619 of 106,041 (56%)
Primary Vote: 19,157 of 19,157 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan Senate 12th District 2002
General Vote: 54,569 of 86,981 (62%)
Primary Vote: 12,302 of 19,469 (63%)

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