Rep. Curt VanderWall

8 Years
House District 102
1386 HOB
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: November 3, 1961 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Diane VanderWall
Children: Nick and his wife Holly. Alyssa, and Hunter
Education: Completed high school at East Kentwood; Some College at Grand Rapids Community College Job training for the grocery industry
Employment/Military Record: 20 years in the grocery business first for Eberhards Foods and then for Prevo's Family Market. Store director/supervisor for both. Currently, owner of Turf Care Mole Man, a Ludington-based fertilization/weed control/pest control company.
Community Activities: Currently, hunter safety instructor, snowmobile safety instructor, a volunteer on several United Way boards, and Chair of the Women's Jericho House.
Religion: Christian.

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022)
Senate Majority Caucus Chair (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2022)
House (1/1/2017 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Past county commissioner since and board chair.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 102nd District 2022
General Vote: 26,690 of 43,700 (61%)
Primary Vote: 8,455 of 14,441 (58%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Great Lakes Education Project; Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan Freedom Network; Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Realtors; Michigan Retailers Association; National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan (primary); Property Management Association of Michigan PAC (primary); Right to Life of Michigan PAC; Small Business Association of Michigan

Michigan Senate 35th District 2018
General Vote: 73,688 of 116,642 (63%)
Primary Vote: 19,713 of 40,276 (48%)
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan (blanket endorsement), County Road Association of Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber PAC

Michigan House 101st District 2016
General Vote: 27,852 of 51,571 (54%)
Primary Vote: 7,100 of 12,121 (58%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Freedom Network, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac Committee, Right to Life of Michigan (joint endorsement with one other candidate in Republican primary), Builders and Contractors of Michigan PAC; Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Small Business Association of Michigan, National Rifle Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Michigan Agri-Business Association AGRI-BIZ PAC, Michigan Realtors RPAC, MiBank PAC, the County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC

Committee Assignments
Health Policy Committee
Minority Vice Chair
Higher Education Committee
Minority Vice Chair
Key Legislative Staff
Jordan Jorritsma, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Nicholas Miller, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4021
Law Enforcement
HB 4022
Liquor Licenses
HB 4023
Underground Storage Tanks
HB 4101
Speech-Language Pathologists
HB 4164
Juvenile Sentencing
HB 4171
Professional Guardian
HB 4189
HB 4190
HB 4279
Career Education
HB 4317
Property Taxes
HB 4340
Water Supply
HB 4366
Controlled Substances
HB 4383
HB 4576
Behavioral Health Services
HB 4577
Mental Health
HB 4609
Agricultural Equipment
HB 4730
HB 4890
HB 5077
HB 5117
Occupations - Physician's Assistants
HB 5140
Health Screenings
HB 5284
HB 5334
HR 47
Month Designation
HR 98
Month Designation
HR 246
Tardive Dyskinesia Awareness Week
HR 274
Month Designation
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