Roy Schmidt (politician)

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This article is about the politician. For the football player, see Roy Schmidt (offensive lineman).

Roy Schmidt was a Republican[1] member of the Michigan House of Representatives. He represents the 76th district which is based in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He was first elected to the State House in 2008 as a Democrat and changed parties 10 minutes before the filing deadline on May 15, 2012. He lost in the November 2012 election.[2] Schmidt is currently under investigation by the Michigan State Police for potential voter fraud as a result of his last minute party change and the circumstances behind it.[3][4]

Schmidt has a bachelors degree in business administration from Aquinas College. He and his wife Donna are the parents of three children.[5]

Schmidt is a Roman Catholic.

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