House Speaker Joe Tate

6 Years
House District 10
164 C
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: December 13, 1980 in Grosse Pointe
Marital Status: Single
Children: N/A
Education: University of Michigan - MBA and Master of Science: Natural Resources and Environment, 2014-2017; Michigan State University, Master of Science: Kinesiology, 2007 - 2008; Michigan State University, Bachelor of Arts: Public Policy, 1999 - 2003
Employment/Military Record: Program Manager - Detroit Economic Growth Corporation, 2017 - Present; United States Marine Corps - Infantry Officer, 2009-2013; National Football League professional athlete, 2004-2006
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House Speaker (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
House (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 10th District 2022
General Vote: 28,064 of 41,012 (68%)
Primary Vote: 10,726 of 13,187 (81%)
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 Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Michigan Retailers Association; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; Small Business Association of Michigan; United Auto Workers

Michigan House 2nd District 2020
General Vote: 28,196 of 38,043 (74%)
Primary Vote: 9,775 of 14,175 (68%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 2nd District 2018
General Vote: 22,060 of 30,014 (73%)
Primary Vote: 2,951 of 10,398 (28%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac, Small Business Association of Michigan, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Realtors, Sierra Club

Michigan House 2nd District 2016
Primary Vote: 1,060 of 7,189 (14%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Detroit Regional Chamber Political Action Committee

Committee Assignments
Legislative Council
Key Legislative Staff
Shaquila Myers, Chief of Staff
Callie Abrams, Legislation Manager
Bobby Lawrence, Special Assistant to Speaker
Shannon Thelen, Senior Executive Assistant
Parker Selders, Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HR 36
Michigan State University Tribute
HR 173
Tribute - Former Rep. Clark Bisbee
HR 174
Tribute - Former Rep. Thomas Mathieu
HR 175
Tribute - Former Rep. John Gernaat
HR 176
Tribute - Former Rep. David Evans
HR 202
Tribute - Former Rep. Gary Richard Glenn
HR 203
Tribute - Former Rep. Thomas W. White
HR 277
Memorial Tribute - Paul E. Muxlow
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