Chris Afendoulis

Biographical Information

Born: April 28, 1962 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Phyllis
Children: 3 Daughters
Education: Bachelor's degree of Business Administration, University of Michigan; CPA Certification, state of Michigan
Employment/Military Record: VP Finance/CFO Leon Plastics, Inc. August 1988 to May 2013; Co-Owner of Afendoulis Cleaners and Tuxedos; CPA at Coopers and Lybrand, July 1984 - July 1988
Community Activities: John Ball Zoo Advisory Board, 2003-05; Forest Hills Schools Fine Arts Center Board of Directors, 2005-11; many other civic and charitable organizations. Since 1988 have served 12 years on my Church Parish Council. Council President from 2001 - 2005.
Religion: Greek Orthodox Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)
Other Offices: Grand Rapids Township trustee from 2004-07, Grand Rapids Township treasurer from 2007-2014. State Representative from 2015-present.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 29th District 2018
General Vote: 50,225 of 124,225 (40%)
Primary Vote: 19,374 of 23,819 (81%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan, Grand Rapids Chamber of Commerce, County Road Association of Michigan, Michigan Freedom Network, Small Business Association of Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, Michigan Realtors

Michigan House 73rd District 2016
General Vote: 35,216 of 55,266 (63%)
Primary Vote: 9,195 of 9,195 (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, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce PAC, the County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC, National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan, Michigan Realtors RPAC, MiBank PAC

Michigan House 73rd District 2016
Primary Vote: NA
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 73rd District 2014
General Vote: 24,256 of 35,817 (67%)
Primary Vote: 5,071 of 14,039 (36%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Grand Rapids Area Chamber of Commerce, Right to Life of Michigan (blanket endorsement for primary, sole endorsement for general election), Great Lakes Education Project (joint endorsement with John Decker), Michigan Townships Association Political Action Committee, Michigan Chamber of Commerce

Political Activities: Active volunteer in the Republican Party since 1980; precinct delegate; state convention alternate

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