Senate Majority Caucus Whip John Bizon

(R-Battle Creek)
1 Terms
Senate District 19
3400 CBB
517-373-2426

senjbizon@senate.michigan.gov
Official Website

Biographical Information

Home Address: 114 Castle Ridge, Battle Creek, MI  49015
(269) 209-7331
Born: September 1, 1951 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Debbie
Children: Four
Education: Bachelor's degree, Michigan State University; Doctorate of Medicine, Wayne State University
Employment/Military Record: Ear, nose and throat-otolaryngologist in Battle Creek who's been in medical practice for almost 40 years. U.S. Air Force, eventually obtaining the rank of lieutenant colonel.
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 19th District 2018
General Vote: 56,242 of 96,686 (58%)
Primary Vote: 17,163 of 29,123 (58%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan (dual endorsement with Mike Callton), Michigan Farm Bureau, Michigan Freedom Network, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Citizens for Traditional Values, County Road Association of Michigan

Michigan House 62nd District 2016
General Vote: 17,699 of 36,849 (48%)
Primary Vote: 4,269 of 4,269 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac Committee, Builders and Contractors of Michigan PAC, Small Business Association of Michigan, the County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, Michigan Realtors RPAC, MiBank PAC

Michigan House 62nd District 2014
General Vote: 11,875 of 23,211 (51%)
Primary Vote: 2,900 of 5,228 (55%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: 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, Michigan Bankers Association PAC

Community Activities: Longtime volunteer with the Boy Scouts of America, past president of the Calhoun County Medical Society, and served as longstanding chair of the legislative committee at the county medical society and on the Battle Creek Health System (now Bronson Battle Creek) medical staff, where he held several medical staff leadership and quality improvement positions. He has also served the Michigan State Medical Society in several capacities, culminating in service as president.
Religion: Catholic

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Jake Jelsema, Chief of Staff
jjelsema@senate.michigan.gov
Dave Biswas, Legislative Director
dbiswas@senate.michigan.gov
Karen Todd, District Affairs Director
ktodd@senate.michigan.gov
Benjamin McLeod, Constituent Aide
bmcleod@senate.michigan.gov

Sponsored Legislation
SB 80
corrections budget
SB 81
judiciary budget
SB 100
PA 5
foster care
SB 157
PA 25
licensing
SB 521
Emergency Response
SB 598
Mental Health
SB 829
Corrections Appropriations
SB 830
Judiciary Appropriations
SB 925
Learning Loss Recovery Grant Program
SB 968
Watercraft
SB 975
Pistol License
SR 13
burma
SR 53
Keystone XL Pipeline
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