Rep. David LaGrand

(D-Grand Rapids)
3 Terms
House District 75
1094 HOB
Official Website

Biographical Information

Home Address: 255 College Avenue, Southeast, Grand Rapids, MI  49503
(616) 356-1770
Born: August 13, 1966 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Melissa
Children: John, Isaac, Helen and Julia
Education: Law degree, University of Chicago, 1992; graduate work in history at the University of Michigan; Bachelor's degree in History, Calvin College, 1988
Employment/Military Record: Self-employed. Co-owner of the Wealthy Street Bakery, former co-owner of Four Friends Coffeehouse, partner at LaGrand and Lowery, PLLC; former Kent County assistant prosecutor
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 75th District 2020
General Vote: 30,423 of 40,770 (74%)
Primary Vote: 10,667 of 10,667 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 75th District 2018
General Vote: 23,709 of 30,502 (77%)
Primary Vote: 10,113 of 10,113 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, AFSCME Council 25, County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, Small Business Association of Michigan, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Michigan House 75th District Special Election (March 8, 2016)
General Vote: 6,199 of 8,106 (76%)
Primary Vote: 4,085 of 5,033 (81%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: SBAM Small Biz PAC

Michigan House 75th District 2016
General Vote: 25,868 of 33,864 (76%)
Primary Vote: 3,284 of 3,284 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac Committee; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Small Business Association of Michigan, AFSCME, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce PAC, Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Realtors RPAC, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters, MiBank PAC, the County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC

Michigan Senate 29th District 2010
General Vote: 36,821 of 79,265 (46%)
Primary Vote: 6,370 of 10,936 (58%)

Michigan Senate 29th District 2006
General Vote: 45,595 of 98,985 (46%)
Primary Vote: 10,700 of 10,700 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Other Offices: Grand Rapids city commissioner, 2007-2009
Political Activities: Unsuccessful candidate for 29th Senate District, 2006 and 2010
Community Activities: Eastern Avenue Christian Reform Church, Lions Club, Great Start Coalition, Wealthy Street Business Association, Friends of Grand Rapids Parks, Grand Rapids Restorative Justice Initiative Board member, and I run a jail ministry at the Kent County jail.
Religion: Christian Reformed

Committee Assignments
Judiciary Committee
Minority Vice Chair
Key Legislative Staff
Max Aulbach, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Katlyn Nieman, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4146
Registration Plates
HB 4168
HB 4212
Law Enforcement
HB 4217
Probate Code
HB 4223
Court of Claims
HB 4245
Drug Crimes
HB 4323
Financial Disclosure
HB 4423
Economic Development
HB 4488
Criminal Procedure
HB 4804
EV Charging Stations
HB 4877
HB 5075
Certificate of Need
HB 5211
Gender Neutral Language
HB 5275
PA 64
Child Abuse
HB 5440
Pretrial Risk Assessment
HB 5454
Criminal Procedure
HB 5483
Mental Health Court Participants
HB 5591
Road Patrol
HB 5592
Probate Judges
HB 5767
Criminal Procedure
HB 5843
Prescription Drug Costs
HB 5912
HB 5942
Juvenile Parole
HB 5987
Restorative Justice Practices
HB 6110
House Fiscal Analysis
HB 6131
Tuition Reimbursement Credit
HB 6153
Hourly Wages
HB 6235
Environmental Inspections
HB 6291
Video Recorded Statements
HB 6435
Student Loan Forgiveness
HB 6436
Campaign Finance
HB 6437
Criminal Procedure
HR 224
Committee Creation
HR 246
Recognition Resolution
HR 361
childhood grief awareness
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