Biographical Information

Born: August 26, 1976 in Grand Rapids
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Jamie Scripps
Education: J.D. (Hons.), University of Michigan Law School; B.A. in Political Science, Alma College
Employment/Military Record: Practiced environmental law in the Washington D.C. office of Latham and Watkins, LLP; Chief of Staff and Special Assistant, The Scottish Parliament, Office of Nicol Stephen MSP; Northern Michigan Field Director, 2000 Democratic campaign; National HQ staff, Bill Bradley for President; Campaign Manager, John Austin for Secretary of State
Community Activities: Vice-President, Leelanau Children's Center, Advisor, West Shore Angels Group, Co-Chair, Northport-Omena Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Committee, Member, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, Co-founder, Michigan Election Law Project
Religion: Presbyterian

Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed)

Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (7/27/2020 - )
House (1/1/2009 - 12/31/2010)
House Associate Speaker Pro Tempore (1/1/2009 - 12/31/2010)
Other Offices: Unsuccessful candidate for House (2006, 2010)

Elections and Political Participation

Michigan House 101st District 2016
General Vote: 23,719 of 51,571 (45%)
Primary Vote: 5,240 of 5,240 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Sierra Club Michigan Chapter;Michigan Nurses Association; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan, Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Education Association, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters

Michigan House 101st District 2010
General Vote: 18,494 of 37,880 (48%)
Primary Vote: 4,532 of 4,532 (100%)

Michigan House 101st District 2008
General Vote: 30,979 of 51,725 (59%)
Primary Vote: 4,049 of 4,049 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 101st District 2006
General Vote: 20,132 of 41,911 (48%)
Primary Vote: 5,662 of 5,662 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Political Activities: Regional Director, North Michigan Democratic Campaign, 2000, Staff/Aide, Bill Bradley's National Campaign Headquarters, Presidential Primaries, 2000, Campaign Director/Manager, Nicol Stephen's Campaign, Scottish Parliament 1998-2001, Staff, John Austin for Secretary of State, 1998

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