John Walsh

Biographical Information

Born: August 19, 1962 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Janice
Children: Shelby and Jack
Education: Law degree, Wayne State University College of Law; Bachelor's degree in International Relations and Public Policy Analysis, Michigan State University
Community Activities: Livonia Chamber of Commerce (Past chair and current member); Livonia Economic Development Partnership (Past chair and member); Plymouth Road Development Authority (Past chair and member); Livonia Planning Commission (Past chair and member)
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2014)
House (1/1/2009 - 12/31/2014)
Other Offices: Livonia City Council, 1998-2001; Schoolcraft College Board of Trustees, 1992-97.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 19th District 2012
General Vote: 29,151 of 48,631 (59%)
Primary Vote: 7,002 of 7,002 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 19th District 2010
General Vote: 23,141 of 34,812 (66%)
Primary Vote: 9,338 of 9,338 (100%)

Michigan House 19th District 2008
General Vote: 29,749 of 49,576 (60%)
Primary Vote: 8,251 of 8,251 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: I have been involved with numerous local, state and national candidate campaigns, as well as local ballot issues, serving in a variety of capacities, from volunteer to campaign manager. My political involvement began in 1979, as an intern for then State Representative Jack Kirksey.

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