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Rep. John Conyers Jr. (D-Mich.)

  • District: 13th District, Part of Detroit and most of Dearborn Heights
  • Residence: Detroit
  • Born: May 16, 1929; Detroit, Mich.
  • Religion: Baptist
  • Family: Wife, Monica Conyers; two children
  • Education: Wayne State U., B.A. 1957; Wayne State U., LL.B. 1958
  • Military Service: Mich. National Guard 1948-50; Army 1950-54; Army Reserve 1954-57
  • Political Highlights: Candidate for mayor of Detroit, 1989, 1993; U.S. House, 1965-present
  • Elected: Elected: 1964 (25th term)
  • Committee Assignments: Judiciary - Ranking Member (Courts, Intellectual Property & the Internet)
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State Information: 13th District, Part of Detroit and most of Dearborn Heights

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general John Conyers (D) 235,336 82.8%
Harry Sawicki (R) 38,769 13.6%
Chris Sharer (LIBERT) 6,076 2.1%
Martin Gray (USTAX) 4,089 1.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 85% Mitt Romney: 14%
2008 Barack Obama: 85% John McCain: 14%

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