Aug. 29, 2014

Rep. Hansen Clarke (D-Mich.)

  • District: 13th District, Part of Detroit; Lincoln Park; Wyandotte
  • Residence: Detroit
  • Born: March 2, 1957; Detroit, Mich.
  • Religion: Roman Catholic
  • Family: Wife, Choi Palms-Cohen
  • Education: Cornell U., B.F.A. 1984 (painting); Georgetown U., J.D. 1987
  • Military Service: None
  • Political Highlights: Mich. House, 1991-93; defeated for re-election to Mich. House, 1992; Mich. House, 1999-2003; Democratic nominee for Detroit City Council, 2001; candidate for Detroit mayor, 2005; U.S. House, 2011-13; Mich. Senate, 2003-10
  • Elected: Elected: 2010 (1st term); Defeated John Hauler, R, after defeating Rep. Carolyn Cheeks-Kilpatrick in the primary
  • Committee Assignments: Homeland Security (Border & Maritime Security; Emergency Preparedness, Response & Communications); Science, Space & Technology (Research & Science Education; Space & Aeronautics)
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State Information: 13th District, Part of Detroit; Lincoln Park; Wyandotte

Election History
Year Election Candidate Votes Percent
2010 general Hansen Clarke (D) 100,885 79.4%
John Hauler (R) 23,462 18.5%
George Corsetti (GREEN) 1,032 0.8%
Duane Montgomery (NPA) 881 0.7%
Heidi Peterson (LIBERT) 815 0.6%
2008 general Carolyn Kilpatrick (D) 167,481 74.1%
Edward Gubics (R) 43,098 19.1%
George Corsetti (GREEN) 9,579 4.2%
Gregory Creswell (LIBERT) 5,764 2.6%
2006 general Carolyn Kilpatrick (D) 126,308 100%
2004 general Carolyn Kilpatrick (D) 173,246 78.2%
Cynthia Cassell (R) 40,935 18.5%
Thomas Lavigne (GREEN) 4,261 1.9%
Eric Gordon (LIBERT) 3,211 1.4%
2002 general Jim Gram (R)    
Carolyn Kilpatrick (D) 120,869 91.6%
Raymond Warner (LIBERT) 11,072 8.4%
Vote For President
Year Democrat Republican Independent
2008 Barack Obama: 85% John McCain: 14%
2004 John Kerry: 80% George W. Bush: 19%
2000 Al Gore: 81% George W. Bush: 19%