|Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 50th district
|Preceded by||Ted Hammon|
|Succeeded by||Charles Smiley|
August 29, 1966 |
|Residence||Davison Township, Michigan|
|Alma mater||Yale University|
James Michael "Jim" Slezak is a Michigan politician who served in Michigan State's House of Representatives.
In 2008, Slezak won election to the Michigan State's House of Representatives 50th District defeating incumbent, Ted Hammon, in the Democratic primary. Slezak in 2010 ran to replace the term limited Deborah Cherry in the State Senate, 26th District. Switching parties, Slezak ran for the open 5th Congressional District seat being vacated by retiring Dale Kildee as a Republican; he was defeated by Kildee's nephew Dan.
- Longley, Kristin (July 24, 2010). "Jim Slezak, Paula Zelenko and Katherine Houston face off in Democratic primary for state Senate seat". Flint Journal. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
- http://www.washingtontimes.com/campaign-2012/candidates/james-jim-michael-slezak-62550/[dead link]
- Longley, Kristin (August 5, 2008). "Challenger Jim Slezak defeats incumbent legislator, Ted Hammon, in Burton area state House seat". The Flint Journal. Retrieved 29 July 2011.
- "Former state Rep. Jim Slezak switches parties; announces run for U.S. Rep. Dale Kildee's seat". MLive.com.
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