Michigan Democratic Party Article

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Michigan Democratic Party
ChairpersonLavora Barnes
Senate leader Jim Ananich
House leader Christine Greig
Headquarters Lansing, Michigan
Ideology Liberalism
Social liberalism
Political position Center-left
National affiliation Democratic Party
Seats in the Upper House
16 / 38
Seats in the Lower House
52 / 110

The Michigan Democratic Party is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Michigan. It is based in Lansing. Lavora Barnes is the current Party Chair. [1] She was previously the Party's Chief Operating Officer. [2]

Current officeholders

The Michigan Democratic Party controls all four statewide offices and holds a minority of seats in the Michigan House of Representatives and Michigan Senate. They hold both of Michigan's U.S. Senate seats, an even 7 of the state's 14 U.S. House seats, and majorities on the elected governing boards of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University as well as a majority on the State Board of Education. [3]

Members of Congress

U.S. Senate

U.S. House of Representatives

Statewide offices

State Legislature

See also


  1. ^ Gibbons, Lauren. "Lavora Barnes named Michigan Democratic Party chair". MLive.com. Retrieved 3 February 2019.
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2015-09-23. Retrieved 2015-09-18.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title ( link)
  3. ^ Levin, Einhorn, Koby, Erin. "As the Michigan state school board shifts to Democratic control, meet the two new members". Chalkbeat. Retrieved 20 January 2019.

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