Jim Slezak

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Jim Slezak
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 50th district
In office
Preceded by Ted Hammon[1]
Succeeded by Charles Smiley
Personal details
Born (1966-08-29) August 29, 1966 (age 48)[2]
Muskegon, Michigan
Political party Republican
Other political
Democratic (former)
Residence Davison Township, Michigan[1]
Alma mater Yale University

James Michael "Jim" Slezak is a Michigan politician who served in Michigan State's House of Representatives.

Political career[edit]

In 2008, Slezak won election to the Michigan State's House of Representatives 50th District defeating incumbent, Ted Hammon, in the Democratic primary.[3] Slezak in 2010 ran to replace the term limited Deborah Cherry in the State Senate, 26th District.[1] 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.[4]


Political offices
Preceded by
Ted Hammon
Michigan Representative
50th District

Succeeded by
Charles Smiley