Rep. Erin Byrnes

2 Years
House District 15
694 HOB
Official Website

Current Candidate Information

Biographical Information

Born: September 27, 1985 in Detroit
Marital Status: Single
Education: The University of Michigan-Dearborn, Bachelor of Arts in Women's and Gender Studies (2003-2007); The City University of New York-Brooklyn College, Master of Science in Education (2008-2010)
Employment/Military Record: The University of Michigan: Lead for Democratic Engagement and the Big Ten Voting Challenge: Create and manage nonpartisan student voting programs focused on education, registration and turnout across the UM-Ann Arbor campus and the Big Ten athletic conference (2018-2022); Program Director, America Reads Tutoring Corps: Hired, trained and supervised cohort of 200 undergraduate and graduate students serving as literacy tutors in grades K-5 in Detroit, Ypsilanti and Ann Arbor public schools (2011-2018). New York City Department of Education: Middle School Special Education Teacher (2008-2010)
Community Activities: Member, League of Women Voters, Dearborn Democratic Club, Dearborn Goodfellows

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

House (1/1/2023 - 12/31/2024)
Other Offices: Dearborn City Council: President Pro Tem (January 2022-December 2022), Council member (2018-2021)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 15th District 2022
General Vote: 17,864 of 28,983 (61%)
Primary Vote: 5,288 of 8,550 (61%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan (primary); Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC (primary); Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights (primary); Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan; United Auto Workers; Voters Not Politicians (primary)

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Brooke Hartsuff, Legislative Aide/Policy Services
Josue Ventura, Legislative Aide/Constituent Services

Sponsored Legislation
HB 4699
Absent Voters
HB 4783
Gender Neutral References
HB 5250
Public Official Financial Disclosure
HB 5442
Short-Term Rental
HB 5583
Injunctive Relief
HB 5620
Fair Employment Practices
HB 5830
Consumer Protections
HR 56
Sunshine Week
HR 139
Week Designation
HR 249
Huntington's Disease Awareness
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