Michigan Democratic Party

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Michigan Democratic Party
Chairperson Lon Johnson
Senate leader Jim Ananich
House leader Tim Greimel
Founded 1848
Headquarters Lansing, MI
Ideology American liberalism
National affiliation Democratic Party
Colors Blue
Seats in the Upper House
11 / 38
Seats in the Lower House
47 / 110
Politics of the United States
Political parties

The Michigan Democratic Party is the affiliate of the Democratic Party in the state of Michigan. It is based in Lansing. Lon Johnson is the current Party Chair.[1][2]

Current officeholders[edit]

The Michigan Democratic Party controls none of the four statewide offices and holds a minority of seats in the Michigan House of Representatives and Michigan Senate. They hold both of Michigan's U.S. Senate seats, five of the state's 14 U.S. House seats, and majorities on the State Board of Education and the elected governing boards of the University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and Wayne State University.

Members of Congress[edit]

U.S. Senate[edit]

U.S. House of Representatives[edit]

Statewide offices[edit]

  • None

State Legislature[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Gautz, Chris (February 23, 2013). "Longtime chair Mark Brewer is out; state Dems elect Lon Johnson". Crain's Detroit Business. Associated Press. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 
  2. ^ Gray, Kathleen (February 23, 2013). "Mark Brewer exits race for party chair after tense day at Michigan Democratic convention". Detroit Free Press. Retrieved February 23, 2013. 

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