Michigan Chamber Announces Additional Candidate Endorsements for State House and Michigan Senate

September 22, 2014

The Michigan Chamber of Commerce today announced additional campaign endorsements for the State House and Michigan Senate.

“Smart new policies are improving Michigan’s economic competitiveness and providing opportunities for job providers and working families,” said Michigan Chamber President & CEO Rich Studley. “Michigan is on the right track and the election of pro-jobs policymakers will help ensure further progress.”

“Today, we are pleased to announce the Michigan Chamber’s endorsement of nine additional candidates for the State House and one additional candidate for the Michigan Senate,” said Jim Holcomb, Senior Vice President for Business Advocacy & General Counsel for the Michigan Chamber. “All of these outstanding individuals have demonstrated a commitment to keep Michigan moving forward through the enactment of policies based on free enterprise and economic opportunity.

Following are the Michigan Chamber’s nine new candidate endorsements for the State House:

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43 Jim Tedder Clarkston
47 Hank Vaupel Fowlerville
56 Jason Shepard Temperance
58 Eric Leutheuser Hillsdale
59 Aaron Miller Sturgis
62 John Bizon Battle Creek
73 Chris Afendoulis Grand Rapids
80 Cindy Gamrat Plainwell
98 Gary Glenn Larkin

In the Senate, the Michigan Chamber has endorsed Marty Knollenberg, of Troy, in his bid to represent Michigan’s 13th Senate District.

View a complete listing of Chamber-endorsed candidates for State House and Michigan Senate.