MI Chamber Announces Additional Candidate Endorsements for Congress, State House and MI Senate

State Capitol
September 10, 2018

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced its endorsements of 18 candidates seeking election to U.S. Congress, the State House and Michigan Senate. These endorsements are in addition to eight candidates the Chamber is supporting for various Congressional seats, 20 candidates seeking election to the State Senate and 52 candidates seeking election to the State House. 

"We are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber's endorsement of an additional 18 individuals seeking election to U.S. Congress, the State House and Michigan Senate," said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. "All of these candidates won hard-fought primaries and have demonstrated a commitment to free enterprise and a sincere desire to make Michigan the best state in the country to live, work, raise a family or build a business."  

11Lena EpsteinSouthfield


10Michael MacDonaldSterling Heights
12Mike McCreadyBloomfield Hills
29Chris AfendoulisGrand Rapids
30Roger VictoryHudsonville
34Jon BumsteadNewaygo
35Curt VanderWallLudington


36Doug WozniakShelby Twp.
39Ryan BermanBloomfield Hills
40Dave WolkinsonBirmingham
41Doug TietzTroy
44Matt MaddockMilford
63Matt HallMarshall
78Brad PaquetteNiles
79Pauline WendzelColoma
84Phil GreenMillington
93Graham FillerDewitt
94Rodney WakemanSaginaw Twp.


"The Chamber membership is energized to support these candidates as they will champion common sense policies based on personal responsibility, limited government and free enterprise," noted Jim Holcomb, Executive Vice President & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber. 

View a complete list of Chamber-endorsed candidates for 2018.