Rep. Greg Markkanen

6 Years
House District 110
1489 HOB
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Jane
Children: Kalle and Maija
Education: B.S. Social Sciences/Biology Michigan Tech, B.S. History/Political Science Northern Michigan University, Graduate Work at Northern Michigan University in Learning Disabilities
Employment/Military Record: Special Education Teacher K-12, Social Studies Teacher 6 - 12. Also taught at Gogebic Community College, Social Sciences and Biology. Twenty-six years of combined service with the United States Army's 82nd Airborne Division, 452nd Combat Support Hospital (Reserve) and with the Michigan Army National Guard's 107th Engineer Bn.
Community Activities: Gloria Dei Lutheran Church, Copper Country AmeriCorps Program, Copper Country History SmackDown Coach
Religion: Lutheran

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Appointed to the Hancock City Council, 2015 - 2016 Ran for 110th Michigan House Seat in 2016. Elected to the House of Representatives in 2018. Currently serving second term. Serving as Majority Vice Chair of the House Natural Resources Committee and Energy as well as on the Education and , Workforce Development Committees.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 110th District 2022
General Vote: 25,462 of 40,194 (63%)
Primary Vote: 9,770 of 9,770 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: ABC of Michigan PAC; County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Great Lakes Education Project; 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; Right to Life of Michigan PAC; Small Business Association of Michigan

Michigan House 110th District 2020
General Vote: 25,802 of 44,802 (57%)
Primary Vote: 8,990 of 8,990 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 110th District 2018
General Vote: 17,980 of 35,381 (50%)
Primary Vote: 2,178 of 7,468 (29%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Citizens for Traditional Values

Michigan House 110th District 2016
General Vote: 15,016 of 38,548 (38%)
Primary Vote: 4,906 of 4,906 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Secretary, Houghton County Republican Party

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Beau LaFave, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Marie Repovz, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
Redistricting Commission
HB 4102
Wolf Population
HB 4217
Electoral Votes
HB 4228
Public Utilities
HB 4229
Bird Designation
HB 4385
Criminal Procedure
HB 4386
Natural Resources Commission
HB 4506
UP Natural Resources Commission
HB 4508
UP Natural Resources Commission
HB 4514
Health Occupations - Art Therapists
HB 5052
Prosecutorial Expenses
HB 5053
Elected Officials
HB 5067
Local Contracting
HB 5085
Bingo and Charitable Gaming
HB 5086
Hunting and Fishing
HB 5087
Liquor Licenses
HB 5206
HB 5337
School Curriculum
HB 5462
Highway Designation
HB 5562
No Trespassing Areas
HB 5721
Coyote Hunting
HB 5868
Property Tax
HR 39
Date Designation
HR 184
Mail Processing Operations
HR 186
Date Designation
HR 232
Houghton-Douglass Falls
Wolf Population
Federal Wilderness in the U.P.
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