Jim Tedder

Biographical Information

Born: February 4, 1969 in Pontiac
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Nancy Tedder
Children: JT, Briggs, Athena
Education: Bachelor's degree in Political Science and Broadcast and Cinematic Arts, Central Michigan University; Master's degree in Business Administration, Oakland University; Post-Baccalaureate Teaching Certificate, Eastern Michigan University; Education Specialist, Oakland University
Employment/Military Record: Owner, Jim Tedder Productions (1987 to present); Behavior Interventionist, Sashabaw Middle School (2011 to 2014); Social Studies Teacher, Clarkston Junior High and Clarkston High School (2005 to 2011); Lecturer, Oakland University Department of Marketing and Management (2007 to 2010); Legislative Program Manager, National Association of Home Builders (1993 to 1995); Manager of State and Local Government Affairs, Associated Builders and Contractors (1993)
Community Activities: Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce, Clarkston Foundation, Clarkston Optimist Club, Clarkston Rotary Club, Disaster Relief at Work (DRAW), Orion Area Chamber of Commerce, Oxford Chamber of Commerce, Waterford Chamber of Commerce
Religion: Greek Orthodox

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Associate Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 12th District 2018
Primary Vote: 12,239 of 27,606 (44%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan (dual endorsement with Michael McCready), Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Freedom Network, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Michigan Realtors

Michigan House 43rd District 2016
General Vote: 30,923 of 47,232 (65%)
Primary Vote: 9,137 of 9,137 (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, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, the County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan, Michigan Realtors RPAC, MiBank PAC, Associated Food and Petroleum Dealers

Michigan House 43rd District 2014
General Vote: 18,662 of 32,041 (58%)
Primary Vote: 3,007 of 9,846 (30%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Townships Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Right to Life of Michigan (blanket endorsement for primary, sole endorsement for general election), Great Lakes Education Project, Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Political Activities: Member, North Oakland Republican Club (2000 to present); Member, Greater Oakland Republican Club (2010 to present); Precinct Delegate (2010 to 2015); Field Manager, Bill Zeliff for Congress (2015)

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