Curtis Hertel Jr.

Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: January 9, 1978 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Elizabeth
Children: CJ, Hailey, Jack, Nathan
Education: Bachelor's degree in Social Relations, Michigan State University
Employment/Military Record: Michigan House Democratic Caucus, 2001-03; policy analyst for Department of Community Health, 2004-05; legislative Liaison for Department of Community Health, 2005-08.
Community Activities: Mason Rotary, parishioner at St Thomas Church, former board member of Ingham County Health Plan Association, member Sierra Club.
Religion: Catholic

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2022)
Senate Minority Caucus Whip (1/1/2015 - 12/31/2018)
Other Offices: Ingham County commissioner, 2001-08; Ingham County Register of Deeds, 2008-2014; 23rd District State Senator, 2014-present.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan Senate 23rd District 2018
General Vote: 73,189 of 106,910 (68%)
Primary Vote: 35,975 of 35,975 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Lansing Regional Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Farm Bureau, 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, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Michigan Senate 23rd District 2014
General Vote: 50,824 of 76,900 (66%)
Primary Vote: 10,963 of 15,698 (69%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, United Auto Workers, Sierra Club of Michigan, Michigan Townships Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Credit Union League, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, United Food and Commercial Workers Local 951, Michigan Professional Fire Fighters Union, United Association of Plumbers and Pipefitters Local 333, former Rep. David Hollister, Michigan Building and Construction Trades Council, AFL-CIO, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Iron Workers Local 25, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Realtors PAC, Michigan Education Association recommendation, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, Michigan NOW, Equality Michigan Pride PAC, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC

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