Governor Gretchen Whitmer

2 Terms
P.O. Box 30013
Lansing, MI  48909

Official Website

Biographical Information

Born: August 23, 1971 in Lansing
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Marc Mallory
Children: Two daughters, three stepsons
Education: Law degree from Detroit College of Law at Michigan State University; bachelor's degree in communications from Michigan State University
Employment/Military Record: Worked as a corporate litigator for Dickinson Wright Law Firm and in the Ingham County Circuit Court and Michigan Public Service Commission
Community Activities: State Bar of Michigan, Ingham County Bar Association, House Democratic Women's Leadership Caucus, Arts Caucus
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Governor (1/1/2019 - 12/31/2026)
Senate Minority Leader (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2014)
Senate (3/21/2006 - 12/31/2014)
House (1/1/2003 - 3/20/2006)
Other Offices: Ingham County prosecutor, 2016. Prior to 2003 was elected to the Michigan House in 2000 and 2002, serving there from 2001 until elected to Senate in March special election.

Elections and Political Participation

Governor 2022
General Vote: 2,430,505 of 4,461,925 (54%)
Primary Vote: 938,382 of 938,382 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Detroit Regional Chamber PAC (primary); Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association (primary); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights

Governor 2018
General Vote: 2,266,193 of 4,250,553 (53%)
Primary Vote: 588,436 of 1,131,260 (52%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: United Auto Workers, AFSCME, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights, Michigan Education Association, United Food and Commercial Workers, EMILY's List, AFT-Michigan, Michigan State AFL-CIO, Planned Parenthood Advocates, Michigan Association for Justice, Detroit Regional Chamber (primary endorsement), Sierra Club, Michigan League of Conservation Voters (general election)

Michigan Senate 23rd District 2010
General Vote: 50,122 of 78,458 (63%)
Primary Vote: 17,686 of 17,686 (100%)

Michigan Senate 23rd District 2006
General Vote: 64,393 of 92,322 (69%)
Primary Vote: 18,092 of 18,092 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan Senate 23rd District Special Election (March 14, 2006)
General Vote: 14,334 of 17,705 (80%)
Primary Vote: 18,695 of 20,045 (93%)

Michigan House 69th District 2004
General Vote: 26,828 of 40,865 (65%)
Primary Vote: 5,418 of 5,418 (100%)

Michigan House 69th District 2002
General Vote: 18,002 of 28,785 (62%)
Primary Vote: 8,821 of 8,821 (100%)

Political Activities: Worked as a policy analyst for House Democratic staff

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