Gary Glenn

Biographical Information

Born: June 16, 1958 in Hickory, North Carolina
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Annette
Children: 5 children, 4 grandchildren
Education: Bachelor of Arts in Political Science/Pre-Law with Honors from Lenoir-Rhyne University, winner of the Political Science Award, state semi-finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship
Employment/Military Record: Idaho Freedom to Work Committee, Free Congress PAC, Idaho Cattle Association, Ada County (Idaho) Commission, NetPage Communications, School Choice YES!, Mackinac Center for Public Policy, American Family Association of Michigan, Glenn Enterprises U.S. Army Reserves and Army National Guard 1990-98, including with 1460th Transportation Co. headquartered in Midland. Honor Graduate, basic combat training and advanced individual training. Two Army Reserve Component Achievement medals.
Community Activities: Midland Baptist Church, Midland County Sportsmen's Club, Sons and Daughters of Pearl Harbor Survivors, American Legion, National Rifle Association, Chemistry, Midland Optimist Club, We the People of Mid-Michigan (TEA Party), Boy Scouts of America
Religion: Baptist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Associate Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)
Other Offices: County commissioner, 1991-97

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 31st District 2018
Primary Vote: 13,154 of 31,702 (41%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Greater Michigan Chapter of the Associated Builders and Contractors, Right to Life of Michigan (dual endorsement with Kevin Daley), County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Freedom Network, Citizens for Traditional Values

Michigan House 98th District 2016
General Vote: 25,642 of 42,617 (60%)
Primary Vote: 3,141 of 3,141 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac Committee, Builders and Contractors of Michigan PAC, Small Business Association of Michigan, Great Lakes Education Project, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan, Michigan Agri-Business Association AGRI-BIZ PAC, Michigan Realtors RPAC, MiBank PAC

Michigan House 98th District 2014
General Vote: 16,388 of 29,710 (55%)
Primary Vote: 6,039 of 11,747 (51%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC (general election only), Michigan Townships Association, Right to Life of Michigan (blanket endorsement for the primary, sole endorsement for the general election), Madison Project-Michigan PAC, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Bankers Association PAC

U.S. Senate 2012
Primary Vote: 71,611 of 765,681 (9%)

Political Activities: Republican primary for U.S. Congress 1992, Republican primary for U.S. Senate 2012, founding board member of Michigan Freedom to Work coalition (2011) and board member of Committee to Restore Michigan's Part-Time Legislature (2013), Republican precinct delegate in Midland County 1998-2017, alternate to the 1988 and 2008 Republican National Conventions, delegate to the 2016 RNC, intern during college with the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, managed or consulted over three dozen candidate or issue campaigns since 1978. Executive committee, Bay County Republican Party and Midland County Republican Party.

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