Tom Casperson

Biographical Information

Born: July 20, 1959 in Escanaba
Marital Status: Married
Spouse/Partner: Diane
Children: Ashley (Chan) Wakefield, Tommy, Hillary and Dane Casperson
Education: Graduate of Escanaba High School
Employment/Military Record: Owner, Casperson And Son Trucking, 20 years
Community Activities: Michigan Association of Timberman, Michigan Coalition of Responsible Gun Owners, New Life Assembly of God Board, Timber Producers Association and Log Truck Council
Religion: Christian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Senate (1/1/2011 - 12/31/2018)
House (1/1/2003 - 12/31/2008)

Elections and Political Participation

U.S. House 1st District 2016
Primary Vote: 27,811 of 87,039 (31%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Right to Life of Michigan (joint endorsement with two other candidates in Republican primary); Michigan Forest Products Council Tree PAC, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters

Michigan Senate 38th District 2014
General Vote: 50,690 of 81,967 (61%)
Primary Vote: 14,591 of 14,591 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Milk Producers Association, Michigan Manufacturers Association, Michigan Coalition for Responsible Gun Owners, Michigan Townships Association, Detroit Regional Chamber, Michigan Farm Bureau AgriPAC, Right to Life of Michigan, National Federation of Independent Business, Small Business Association of Michigan Small BIZ PAC, Michigan Bankers Association PAC, Michigan Chamber of Commerce, Michigan Licensed Beverage Association, County Road Association of Michigan RUSH-PAC, MTA-PAC, MiBankPAC, Michigan Realtors PAC

Michigan Senate 38th District 2010
General Vote: 49,864 of 89,177 (55%)
Primary Vote: 19,572 of 22,347 (87%)

U.S. House 1st District 2008
General Vote: 107,100 of 347,390 (30%)
Primary Vote: 17,433 of 37,716 (46%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 108th District 2006
General Vote: 17,816 of 32,113 (55%)
Primary Vote: 2,842 of 2,842 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 108th District 2004
General Vote: 29,727 of 43,362 (68%)
Primary Vote: 4,367 of 4,367 (100%)

Michigan House 108th District 2002
General Vote: 15,009 of 28,991 (51%)
Primary Vote: 3,244 of 3,244 (100%)

Political Activities: Unsuccessful candidate for 1st U.S. House District, 2008

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