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Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.)

  • District: 6th District, Southwest -- Kalamazoo, Portage, Benton Harbor
  • Residence: St. Joseph
  • Born: April 23, 1953; St. Joseph, Mich.
  • Religion: Protestant
  • Family: Wife, Amey Upton; two children
  • Education: U. of Michigan, B.A. 1975 (journalism)
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: No previous office; U.S. House, 1987-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1986 (14th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Energy & Commerce - Chairman (Commerce, Manufacturing & Trade; Communications & Technology; Energy & Power; Environment & the Economy; Health; Oversight & Investigations)
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State Information: 6th District, Southwest -- Kalamazoo, Portage, Benton Harbor

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 174,955 54.6%
Mike O'Brien (D) 136,563 42.6%
Christie Gelineau (LIBERT) 6,366 2%
Jason Gatties (USTAX) 2,591 0.8%
2010 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 123,142 62%
Don Cooney (D) 66,729 33.6%
Melvin Valkner (USTAX) 3,672 1.8%
Fred Strand (LIBERT) 3,369 1.7%
Pat Foster (GREEN) 1,784 0.9%
2008 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 188,157 58.9%
Don Cooney (D) 123,257 38.6%
Greg Merle (LIBERT) 4,720 1.5%
Edward Pinkney (GREEN) 3,512 1.1%
2006 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 142,125 60.6%
Kim Clark (D) 88,978 37.9%
Kenneth Howe (LIBERT) 3,480 1.5%
2004 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 197,425 65.3%
Scott Elliott (D) 97,978 32.4%
Randall MacPhee (GREEN) 2,311 0.8%
Erwin Haas (LIBERT) 2,275 0.8%
W. Fitzsimons (USTAX) 2,169 0.7%
2002 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 126,936 69.2%
Gary Giguere (D) 53,793 29.3%
Richard Overton (REF) 2,788 1.5%
2000 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 159,373 67.9%
James Bupp (D) 68,532 29.2%
William Bradley (LIBERT) 3,573 1.5%
Richard Overton (REF) 1,872 0.8%
Dennis James (USTAX) 1,290 0.6%
1998 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 113,292 70.1%
Clarence J. Annen (D) 45,358 28.1%
Glenn Douglas Whitt Jr. (LIBERT) 1,833 1.1%
Ken Asmus (NL) 1,091 0.7%
Richard Overton (Write-In) 53 0%
1996 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 146,170 67.7%
Clarence J. Annen (D) 66,243 30.7%
Scott Beavers (LIBERT) 3,370 1.6%
1994 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 121,923 73.5%
David Taylor (D) 42,348 25.5%
E.A. Berker (NL) 1,667 1%
write-ins (Write-In) 28 0%
1992 general (MI-06 representative) Fred Upton (R) 144,083 61.8%
Andy Davis (D) 89,020 38.2%
write-ins (Write-In) 9  
1990 general (MI-04 representative) Fred Upton (R) 75,850 58%
JoAnne McFarland (D) 55,449 42%
1988 general (MI-04 representative) Fred Upton (R) 132,270 71%
Norman J. Rivers (D) 54,428 29%
1986 general (MI-04 representative) Fred Upton (R) 70,331 62%
Dan Roche (D) 41,624 37%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 49% Mitt Romney: 50%
2008 Barack Obama: 53% John McCain: 45%

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