David Knezek

Biographical Information

Born: August 13, 1986 in Dearborn Heights
Marital Status: Single
Education: Bachelor's degree in Political Science, University of Michigan-Dearborn
Employment/Military Record: Sergeant, United States Marine Corps (retired), 2006-2012
Community Activities: Dearborn Heights Democratic Club, Western Wayne County NAACP
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)
Senate Minority Caucus Chair (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2013 - 12/31/2014)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 5th District 2018
Primary Vote: 15,803 of 34,731 (45%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, UAW, Michigan AFL-CIO, County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Association for Justice, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Michigan Senate 5th District 2014
General Vote: 59,680 of 72,966 (81%)
Primary Vote: 8,470 of 26,310 (32%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: The Michigan League of Conservation Voters, United Auto Workers (joint endorsement with Thomas Stallworth III), Sierra Club of Michigan, Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Nurses Association, Detroit Regional Chamber (joint endorsement with Thomas Stallworth III), VoteVets.org, Wayne County Deputy Sheriffs Association, Greater Detroit Building and Construction Trades Council, Plumbers Local 98, Pipefitters Local 636, Sheet Metal Workers Local 80, Maritime Trades Port Council, Police Officers Association of Michigan, Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union, Small Business Association of Michigan Small BIZ PAC, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan (joint endorsement with Thomas Stallworth III), Michigan Restaurant Association, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, Sen. Glenn Anderson (D-Westland), Detroit EMS, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC, Michigan Realtors PAC

Michigan House 11th District 2012
General Vote: 27,626 of 38,501 (71%)
Primary Vote: 3,804 of 7,588 (50%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: University of Michigan-Dearborn Student Body president

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