House Minority Caucus Whip Sarah Lightner

5 Terms
House District 45
894 HOB
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Biographical Information

Born: April 15, 1982 in Lansing
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: David Lightner
Children: Eli and Gavin
Education: Springport High School Class of 2000; Lansing Community College, Paralegal Program 2004
Employment/Military Record: Wm Burt Burleson, PLLC - Law Office, Criminal Defense Paralegal 2004-2015
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan House 45th District 2022
General Vote: 27,506 of 40,676 (67%)
Primary Vote: 11,117 of 11,117 (100%)
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; Property Management Association of Michigan PAC (primary); Right to Life of Michigan PAC; Small Business Association of Michigan

Michigan House 65th District 2020
General Vote: 31,444 of 48,560 (64%)
Primary Vote: 11,403 of 11,403 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 65th District 2018
General Vote: 21,774 of 36,742 (59%)
Primary Vote: 5,730 of 11,218 (51%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPac, ABC of Michigan PAC, Great Lakes Education Project, Michigan Freedom Network, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Realtors

Other Offices: Jackson County commissioner, elected to 3 terms consecutively 2013-2018 State Representative, 65th District 2019-current
Community Activities: Springport FFA Alumni and Boosters, Jackson County Fair Board, Farm Bureau Young Farmer

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Marcus Keech, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Angela Kidder, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4052
Property Tax
HB 4053
Vital Records
HR 41
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