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Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich.)

  • District: 3rd District, West central -- Grand Rapids, Battle Creek
  • Residence: Cascade Township
  • Born: April 18, 1980; Grand Rapids, Mich.
  • Religion: Eastern Orthodox
  • Family: Wife, Kara Amash; three children
  • Education: U. of Michigan, B.A. 2002 (economics); U. of Michigan, J.D. 2005
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Mich. House, 2009-10; U.S. House, 2011-present
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (2nd term)
  • Committee Assignments: Oversight & Government Reform (Government Operations; National Security); Joint Economic
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State Information: 3rd District, West central -- Grand Rapids, Battle Creek

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2012 general Justin Amash (R) 171,675 52.6%
Steve Pestka (D) 144,108 44.2%
Bill Gelineau (LIBERT) 10,498 3.2%
Steven Butler (WRI) 2  
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2012 Barack Obama: 46% Mitt Romney: 53%
2008 Barack Obama: 50% John McCain: 49%




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