Rep. Jim Haadsma

(D-Battle Creek)
5 Terms
House District 44
893 HOB
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Biographical Information

Born: January 27, 1958 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Single
Children: Tess (30), Stewart (28), Jon (25), and Jerry (23)
Education: Wayne State University Law School, JD; University of Denver, MA, partial course of study; Michigan State University, BA in English
Employment/Military Record: McCroskey Law PLC: workers’ compensation law, Social Security disability law, 1987 to present; Legal Aid of Western Michigan (Muskegon), 1984-87
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 44th District 2022
General Vote: 16,007 of 30,638 (52%)
Primary Vote: 4,700 of 4,700 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

Michigan House 62nd District 2020
General Vote: 20,989 of 40,898 (51%)
Primary Vote: 7,074 of 7,074 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 62nd District 2018
General Vote: 15,937 of 30,737 (51%)
Primary Vote: 6,093 of 6,093 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Association for Justice, AFL-CIO, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan

Michigan House 62nd District 2016
General Vote: 17,490 of 36,849 (47%)
Primary Vote: 2,939 of 2,939 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Nurses Association; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Education Association, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters

Other Offices: Four terms, 3rd District Calhoun County Board of Commissioners - elected 2008, 2010, 2012, 2014. Elected as State House Representative for District 62 in 2018 and 2020.
Community Activities: Kiwanis Club of Battle Creek, board member and past president, Art Center of Battle Creek board member, Haven of Rest Ministries board member, Urban League of Battle Creek board member, Salvation Army Advisory board member, Battle Creek NAACP Legal Redress Chair, Calhoun County Bar Association, member,
Religion: Christian - Methodist

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Casey Adams, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services
Paul Egnatuk, Legislative Aide/Policy Services

Sponsored Legislation
HR 64
Relationship with Burma
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