Celebrate Our Heros!

The SWIM community is so proud of these candidates who ran amazing campaigns in 2020.

They put themselves out into the public at a chance to represent us. 

This is what democracy is about.

Normal people, just like you, putting their lives on hold for the hope of a better future.  

Please, take a minute right now to thank them for running. 

Visit websites by clicking on their names. 

Southwest Michigan


Trailblazer | Activist | Unifier 

State House District 79

Berrien County


Firefighter/EMT | Problem Solver | Village Council Member

State House District 66

Van Buren County, Alamo & Cooper Townships, Parchment in Kalamazoo County


Parent | Cancer Survivor | County Commissioner

State House District 61

Kalamazoo County

West/Northwest Michigan

Parent of a Child with Autism | Disability Advocate  | Attorney


State House District 72

Parts of Kent & Allegan Counties


Parent | Healthcare Industry Experience | Advocate for LGBTQ+ Community

State House District 101

Benzie, Leelanau, Manistee, and Mason Counties


Parent | Attorney | Community Leader


State House District 104

Grand Traverse County



Parent | Attorney | First-Term State Representative

State House District 62

Calhoun County


Small Business Owner | Community

Leader | First-Term State Representative

State House District 71

Eaton County

Central Michigan


Parent | Education Advocate | Non-Profit Professional

State House District 98

Bay and Midland County


Parent | Oakland County Family Mediator | Unifier

State House District 46

Oakland County- Oxford, Orion, Addison, and Brandon Twp , part of Oakland Twp.


Parent | Educator | First-Term State Representative


State House District 48

Genesee County


Parent | Attorney | Current State Representative 

State House District 96

Bay County

Southeast Michigan


Monroe Native | Political

Organizer | Educator

State House District 17

Monroe County and part of Wayne County


Microbiologist | Millenial | First-Term State Representative

State House District 19

Wayne County-Livonia


Educator | Union Leader | First-Term State Representative

State House District 20

Wayne County-Northville & Plymouth, Northville & Plymouth Twps., part of Canton


Educator  | Community Organizer  | Current State Representative

State House District 23

Wayne County-Brownstown, Gibraltar, Grosse Ile, Huron, Trenton, and Woodhaven

Educator  | Activist | Leader




State House District 24

Macomb County-Macomb, Clinton, & Harrison Twps.


Parent | Educator | First-Term State Representative

State House District 25

Macomb County-Parts of Sterling Heights & Warren


Attorney | Business Owner | Lifelong Macomb County Resident

State House District 30

Macomb County- Utica and parts of Sterling Heights and Shelby Twp.

Parent  | Advocate | Novi City Councilmember




State House District 38 

Novi, Novi Twp., South Lyon, Lyon Twp., Walled Lake, part of Northville.

Parent | Nurse | Community Leader

State House District 39

Oakland County-Wixom, Commerce Twp., part of West Bloomfield Twp., and Wolverine Lake.


Birmingham native | Public Servant | First-Term State Representative

State House District 40

Oakland County-Birmingham, Bloomfield Hills, Bloomfield Twp., and part of West Bloomfield Twp.


Parent | Engineer | First-Term State Representative

State House District 41

Oakland County-Troy & Clawson

Parent to Children with Special Needs | Social Justice Organizer | Champion for Working Families

State House District 43

Oakland County-Clarkston, Lake Angelus, Independence Twp., part of Waterford Twp.


Parent | Educator | School Board Member

State House District 44

Oakland County- Townships of: Highland, White Lake, Springfield, part of Waterford Twp., and Milford.


Parent | School Board Trustee & Public Education Advocate | Small Business Owner


State House District 45

Oakland County-Rochester, Rochester Hills, Part of Oakland Twp.