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Michigan House of Representatives

How it Works, Who's Your Rep, and Who's Running in 2024

Representatives of the Lower Chamber of Michigan's Congress

A Brief Overview of the MI House of Reps

Michigan's State Capital

A Few Facts

  • Elected 2-year terms
  • Next election 2024
  • 110 Districts/Reps
  • Each district has 77,000 to 91,000 residents
  • Salary $71,685
  • Meets in the state capitol building in Lansing, Michigan.
  • View the maps: Interactive Map |PDF Map (Full State) | PDF Map (Each District)
  • Special election! Districts 13  and 25, April 16th, 2024
  • Note! Districts 1, 7, 8, 10, 11, 12, and 14 are being redrawn.

What they Do

  • The state legislature enacts the laws of Michigan
  • Levies taxes and appropriates funds from money collected for the support of public institutions and the administration of the affairs of state government
  • Proposes amendments to the state constitution, which must be approved by a majority vote of the electors
  • Considers legislation proposed by initiatory petitions
  • Provides oversight of the executive branch of government through the administrative rules and audit processes, committees, and the budget process
  • Advises and consents on gubernatorial appointments
  • Considers proposed amendments to the Constitution of the United States. 

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Michigan Laws

Current MI House of Representatives

Primary Election: August 6, 2024

56 Democrats, 54 Republicans

How to Become A Candidate

Filing Deadline: April 23, 2024

Filing for Office: State Representative


  • 21 years old
  • Citizen
  • Registered and qualified elector


  • 30 years old
  • Citizen for 9 years
  • Live in the representative state

Ballot Access

  • Raise/spend > $5000 on campaign
  • Fill out Statement of Candidacy (FEC Form 2)
  • Fill out Statement of Organization (FEC Form 1)