Rep. Regina Weiss

(D-Oak Park)
4 Years
House District 6
371 C
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Michigan House 5th District
Committee to Elect Regina Weiss
D-Oak Park
23470 Majestic St., Oak Park, MI 48237

Biographical Information

Born: July 7, 1986 in Chicago, Illinois
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Laren Weiss
Education: Valparaiso University, B.A. in History and Secondary Education (2009)
Employment/Military Record: After earning my degree I served for two years as an Americorps member. I previously worked as a high school English and Social Studies teacher in the Detroit Public Schools Community District. I'm a former member of the American Federation of Teachers, DFT Local 231, and served as the Alternate Building Rep at my school.
Community Activities: Secretary of the Tri-Community Coalition, a nonprofit serving the communities of Oak Park, Berkley, and Huntington Woods, and I previously worked as the organization's Program Director. I regularly volunteer with my local block club. I am also a member of the First Unitarian Universalist Church of Detroit.
Religion: Unitarian Universalist

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2021 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: I ran for Oak Park City Council and was elected in 2017; I served on Oak Park City Council from 2017-2020. I ran for and was elected as a State Representative for District 27 in 2020. I am currently serving my first term as a State Rep.

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 6th District 2022
General Vote: 33,898 of 40,405 (83%)
Primary Vote: 9,898 of 15,967 (61%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association; Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; United Auto Workers

Michigan House 27th District 2020
General Vote: 41,791 of 56,164 (74%)
Primary Vote: 10,615 of 22,429 (47%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Have worked on the campaigns of Brenda Lawrence for Congress and Anil Kumar for Wayne State University Board of Governors. I'm also an active member of the Oak Park/Huntington Woods Democratic Club. I previously served as the Michigan National Committeewoman for the Young Democrats of America, as well as the Treasurer for the YDA Great Lakes Region. I am an at-large member of the Michigan Democratic Party Youth Caucus.

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Liam Bagley, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Makenna Silverman, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4004
Collective Bargaining
HB 4005
Collective Bargaining
HB 4100
School Safety
HB 4168
School Aid
HB 4286
K-12 Appropriations
HB 4287
Department of Education
HB 4354
School Employment
HB 4355
Collective Bargaining
HB 4402
Wage and Fringe Benefits
HB 4777
Gender Neutral References
HB 4958
HB 5011
Substitute Teachers
HB 5231
Public School Academies
HB 5503
School Aid
HB 5506
Education Appropriations
HB 5507
School Aid
HB 5526
Occupations - Practitioners
HR 43
Date Designation
HR 105
Week Designation
HR 230
Occupational Safety
HR 248
Teacher Appreciation Week
HR 268
Date Designation
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