Rep. Karen Whitsett

(D-Detroit)
6 Years
House District 4
588 HOB
517-373-1008

KarenWhitsett@house.mi.gov
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Michigan House 4th District
Committee To Elect Karen Whitsett For State Representative
D-Detroit
11406 Littlefield, Detroit, MI 48227
https://www.karenwhitsett4staterep.com

Biographical Information

Born: November 8, 1967 in Detroit
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Jason Whitsett
Children: Chris Jakob
Education: Cody High School
Employment/Military Record: Incumbent for the State of Michigan House of Representatives; Fifth Third Bank - Personal Banker, 2009-2010; Transom - Virtual Service Representative, 2015-2016
Community Activities: Community organizer and union supporter.
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

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

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 4th District 2022
General Vote: 16,990 of 19,510 (87%)
Primary Vote: 3,857 of 6,990 (55%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: County Road Association of Michigan Roads+ PAC (primary); Michigan Chamber of Commerce; Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC; Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Retailers Association; National Federation of Independent Business-Michigan; Property Management Association of Michigan PAC (primary); Small Business Association of Michigan

Michigan House 9th District 2020
General Vote: 29,047 of 30,841 (94%)
Primary Vote: 4,996 of 11,182 (44%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 9th District 2018
General Vote: 20,783 of 21,848 (95%)
Primary Vote: 5,000 of 8,860 (56%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: UAW, AFL-CIO

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Logan Foreman, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
lforeman@house.mi.gov

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4140
Firearm Safety Devices
HB 4179
Assisted Reproduction
HB 4330
Property Tax Exemptions
HB 4331
Fire-Damaged Homes
HB 4332
Home Rule
HB 4401
Nondisclosure of Wages
HB 4486
Governmental Immunity
HB 4568
Elections
HB 4774
Gender-Specific Language
HB 4834
Certificate of Need
HB 4967
Property Tax
HB 5369
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