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Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.)

  • District: 7th District, Southeast -- Jackson, western Lansing suburbs
  • Residence: Tipton
  • Born: April 12, 1951; Chicago, Ill.
  • Religion: Christian
  • Family: Wife, Sue Walberg; three children
  • Education: Western Illinois U., attended 1969-70 (forestry); Fort Wayne Bible College, B.S. 1975 (Christian education); Wheaton College (Ill.), M.A. 1978 (communications)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for Onsted Community Schools Board of Education, 1981; Mich. House, 1983-98; sought Republican nomination for U.S. House, 2004; U.S. House, 2007-09; defeated for re-election to U.S. House, 2008; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2006 (3rd term); Did not serve 2009-11
  • Committee Assignments: Education & the Workforce (Higher Education & Workforce Training; Workforce Protections - Chairman); Oversight & Government Reform (Energy Policy, Health Care and Entitlements; Federal Workforce, U.S. Postal Service and the Census)
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State Information: 7th District, Southeast -- Jackson, western Lansing suburbs

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Tim Walberg (R) 169,668 53.3%
Kurt Haskell (D) 136,849 43%
Ken Proctor (LIBERT) 8,088 2.5%
Richard Wunsch (GREEN) 3,464 1.1%
2010 general Tim Walberg (R) 113,185 50.2%
Mark Schauer (D) 102,402 45.4%
Scott Aughney (USTAX) 3,705 1.6%
Greg Merle (LIBERT) 3,239 1.4%
Richard Wunsch (GREEN) 3,117 1.4%
write-in (WRI) 21 0%
2008 general Mark Schauer (D) 157,213 48.8%
Tim Walberg (R) 149,781 46.5%
Lynn Meadows (GREEN) 9,528 3%
Ken Proctor (LIBERT) 5,675 1.8%
write-ins (Write-In) 89 0%
2006 general Tim Walberg (R) 122,348 49.9%
Sharon Renier (D) 112,665 46%
David Hutchinson (LIBERT) 3,788 1.5%
Dave Horn (USTAX) 3,611 1.5%
Joe Schwarz (R) 2,614 1.1%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 48% Mitt Romney: 51%
2008 Barack Obama: 51% John McCain: 47%

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