Jon Hoadley for MI-06 Congressional District

Jon Hoadley, State Representative for Michigan’s 60th House District, is about to challenge four term Republican Congressman Fred Upton to represent Michigan’s 6th district.

Currently, State Rep. Hoadley serves on the Mothers of Hope board of directors, a local organization supporting women and their families in recovery for addiction related issues. He also serves on the board of the Michigan Democratic Party Justice Caucus and the Kalamazoo County Democratic Party Executive Board. He previously served on the board of directors of CARES, a local HIV/AIDS direct service organization. He also served on the Michigan Democratic Party‘s Executive Committee and on the board of the state party’s Justice Caucus.

Hoadley has been involved in LGBT and progressive political advocacy since college, and has worked on political campaigns since 2004. He has worked for the Gill Action Fund, managed the campaign opposing South Dakota Amendment C, and served as executive director of the National Stonewall Democrats. Currently, he serves on the Michigan Advisory Committee to the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights.

He was elected to serve the 60th District in the Michigan House of Representatives in November 2014 and re-elected in November 2016. In his first term in the Michigan House of Representatives, he served on the House Elections Committee and the House Appropriations Committee, where he is the Democratic vice chair of the Judiciary and Agriculture subcommittees and also sits on the Higher Education subcommittee.

In his second term in the Michigan House of Representatives, he serves on the Appropriations Committee. He is the Democratic vice chair of the Higher Education and Michigan Department of Agriculture and Rural Development subcommittees. He also serves on the Michigan Department of Environmental Quality Subcommittee.

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Read about Hoadley’s visit to the DPOE in December, here