Michigan Chamber Endorses State Rep. John Kivela in his Bid for Re-Election

July 24, 2014

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsement of State Representative John Kivela (D-Marquette) in his bid for re-election to the State House. Rep. Kivela is the former mayor of Marquette and serves on the House committees for Tourism, Criminal Justice and Natural Resources.

“We are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber’s endorsement of John Kivela for a second term in the State House,” said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. “Rep. Kivela is a conscientious lawmaker who is a strong advocate for the Upper Peninsula who looks for real solutions to real problems.”

Rep. Kivela earned a 69 percent score on the Michigan Chamber’s 2013-2014 Legislative Voting Record, making him eligible for a criteria endorsement that was approved by the Chamber’s PAC Board after careful consideration. The Chamber’s Legislative Voting Record is available online at www.michamber.com/votingrecord.