Sen. Jeff Irwin

(D-Ann Arbor)
11 Terms
Senate District 15
5100 BOB
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Biographical Information

Born: in Petoskey
Marital Status: Married
Spouse: Kathryn
Children: Sylvia, Mackinac
Education: BA, University of Michigan, Political Science (2000)
Employment/Military Record: Relevant work experience: Legislative Aide for Sen. Alma Wheeler Smith; Program Manager for the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund; Executive Director, Michigan League of Conservation Voters; Political Director, Michigan Coalition to Regulate Marijuana Like Alcohol
Governmental Leadership (Elected or Appointed):
Michigan Senate 15th District 2022
General Vote: 89,399 of 120,571 (74%)
Primary Vote: 37,230 of 37,230 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: AFL-CIO Michigan; American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Council 25; American Federation of Teachers Michigan; Michigan Association for Justice; Michigan Education Association PAC; Michigan League of Conservation Voters (primary); Michigan Manufacturers Association (general); Michigan Nurses Association (primary); Michigan Realtors; Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights; Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan

Michigan Senate 18th District 2018
General Vote: 96,891 of 126,465 (76%)
Primary Vote: 19,875 of 55,779 (35%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: Michigan Nurses Association, Michigan Regional Council of Carpenters and Millwrights, AFSCME Council 25, UAW (dual endorsement with Michelle Deatrick), Michigan AFL-CIO, Michigan Association for Justice, Sierra Club, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, Planned Parenthood Advocates of Michigan (general election)

Michigan House 53rd District 2014
General Vote: 21,004 of 25,508 (82%)
Primary Vote: 8,811 of 8,811 (100%)
Campaign Finance Reports
Endorsements: The Michigan League of Conservation Voters, Michigan Nurses Association, AFL-CIO, Michigan Townships Association Political Action Committee, American Federation of Teachers-Michigan, AFSCME Council 25, Michigan Bankers Association PAC

Michigan House 53rd District 2012
General Vote: 32,576 of 40,250 (80%)
Primary Vote: 5,542 of 6,267 (88%)
Campaign Finance Reports

Michigan House 53rd District 2010
General Vote: 23,436 of 29,128 (80%)
Primary Vote: 5,051 of 9,896 (51%)

Other Offices: Washtenaw County Commissioner, 1999-2010; State Representative (D-Ann Arbor), 2011-2016

Committee Assignments
Key Legislative Staff
Annie Somerville, Chief of Staff
Alexi Chapin-Smith, Legislative Director
Maketa Mattimore, Operations Director
Erinn Williamson, District Director

Sponsored Legislation
SB 35
Food Assistance
SB 81
PA 15
Sales Tax
SB 119
Juvenile Sentencing
SB 138
Child Guardians
SB 153
Solar Facilities
SB 172
Campaign Finance
SB 179
Marihuana Tax Revenue
SB 185
Graduate Assistant Unions
SB 199
2023-24 EGLE Appropriations
SB 207
House Discrimination
SB 208
Local Firearm Regulations
SB 220
Natural Resources
SB 236
Criminal Sexual Conduct
SB 258
Guardians and Conservators
SB 262
Fire Prevention
SB 279
Health Occupations - Nurse Practitioners
SB 325
Criminal Procedure
SB 327
Food Packaging
SB 329
SB 351
SB 360
SB 361
SB 362
Alternative Energy Sources
SR 35
Commemorative Anniversary
SR 41
Second Chance Month
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