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Michigan U.S. House of Representatives

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


Representatives of Michigan in the Lower Chamber of the U.S. Congress
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A Brief Overview of the U.S. House of Reps

United States House of Representatives

A Few Facts

  • Primary Election is August 6, 2024
  • 435 Congressional Districts (Total U.S.)
  • Michigan has 13 Congressional Districts
  • Population per district: 710,000 people
  • 2-year terms
  • $174,000 + benefits
  • Meets in the U.S. Capitol building in Washington DC
  • View the maps: Interactive Map |PDF Map (Full State) | PDF Map (Each District)

What they Do

  • Make laws
    • Anyone can write laws, only members of congress can introduce it to Congress
    • Bill goes from subcommittee to committee for consideration, then reported to Senate floor
    • Majority party leadership decides when to place the bill on the calendar
  • Declare war
  • Raise and provide public money and oversee its proper expenditure
  • Impeach and try federal officers
  • Approve presidential appointments
  • Approve treaties negotiated by the executive branch
  • Oversight and investigations

 

Senators Make Laws

Current Michigan U.S. House Reps

7 Republicans, 6 Democrats | 6 She/Her, 7 He/Him

District 1 - JACK BERGMAN (R)

District 1

JACK BERGMAN (R)
2017 - present
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District 2 - JOHN MOOLENAR

District 2

JOHN MOOLENAR (R)
2015 - present
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District 3 - HILLARY SCHOLTEN (D)

District 3

HILLARY SCHOLTEN (D)
2023 - present
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District 4 - BILL HUIZENGA (R)

District 4

BILL HUIZENGA (R)
2011 - present
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District 5 - TIM WALBERT (R)

District 5

TIM WALBERG (R)
2011 - present
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District 6 - DEBBIE DINGELL (R)

District 6

DEBBIE DINGELL (R)
2017 - present
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District 7 - ELISSA SLOTKIN (D)

District 7

*Running for U.S. Senator

ELISSA SLOTKIN (D)
2019 - present
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District 8 - DAN KILDEE (D)

District 8

DAN KILDEE (D)
2013 - present
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District 9 - LISA MCCLAIN (R)

District 9

LISA MCCLAIN (R)
2021 - present
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District 10 - JOHN JAMES (R)

District 10

JOHN JAMES (R)
2023 - present
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District 11 - HALEY STEVENS (D)

District 11

HALEY STEVENS (D)
2019 - present
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District 12 - RASHIDA TLAIB (D)

District 12

RASHIDA TLAIB (D)
2019 - present
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District 13 - SHRI THANEDAR (D)

District 13

SHRI THANEDAR (D)
2023 - present
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Who's Running in 2024

House of Representative Primary Election: August 6, 2024

Date Last Checked: 2024-05-31


District 1


District 2


District 3


District 4


District 5


District 6


District 7


District 8


District 9


District 10


District 11


District 12

   

 

 

   

   

Qualifications

  • 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)