Glenn S. Anderson
|Glenn S. Anderson|
|Member of the Michigan Senate
from the 6th district
|Preceded by||Laura Toy|
February 8, 1954 |
|Profession||realtor and auto worker|
Glenn S. Anderson (born February 8, 1954) is a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. He is a Democratic member of the Michigan Senate, representing the 6th District since 2007 and currently serving as the Assistant Minority Floor Leader. His district includes Garden City, Livonia, Redford Township, and Westland. Previously he was a member of the Michigan House of Representatives from 2001 to 2006. In the 2012 election, Anderson challenged U.S. House of Representatives member John Conyers in a primary election, after Conyers lost part of his district to redistricting after the 2010 U.S. Census.
Before entering public service, Anderson was employed by Ford Motor Company and has been a member of the UAW since 1972. He has also been a licensed Realtor since 1979. Prior to his election to the Senate, Anderson represented Michigan’s 18th District in the Michigan House of Representatives for six years. Before beginning his tenure in the legislature, Anderson served as Councilman for the City of Westland for nine years.
Over the years Senator Anderson has been active in a number of local organizations including the Churchill High School PTA, Western Wayne NAACP, Westland Jaycees, Goodfellows, Rouge River Rescue, and Westland Hockey Association. Anderson was chosen as “Legislator of the Year” by the Michigan Association of Chiefs of Police and has been recognized by numerous organizations for his legislative work including the Michigan Association of School Psychologists, and the Michigan Municipal League. Anderson is also an alumnus of the National Conference of State Legislator’s BILLD and Toll Fellowships.
- Jack Lessenberry (November 29, 2011). "State Senator Glenn Anderson takes on Congressman John Conyers for Congress next year". Michigan Radio. Retrieved January 20, 2012.
- Michigan Legislative Service Bureau (2006). Michigan Manual 2005-2006. Lansing, MI: Legislative Council, State of Michigan. p. 129. ISBN 1-878210-06-8. Retrieved 2007-06-29.
- Michigan Senate Democrats (2007). "Michigan Senate Democrats: About Glenn Anderson". Archived from the original on 2007-02-17. Retrieved 2007-06-29.
- Michigan Senate - Glenn S. Anderson official government website
- Project Vote Smart - Senator Glenn Anderson (MI) profile
- Follow the Money - Glenn S Anderson
- Michigan Senate Democratic Caucus
- Michigan Liberal - SD06