Chuck Moss

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Chuck Moss
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 40th district
In office
January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012
Preceded by Shelley Taub
Succeeded by Mike McCready
Personal details
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Alice

Charles J. (Chuck) Moss (born 1953) is the Republican State Representative representing the 40th District, which covers the municipalities of Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, Keego Harbor, Michigan, Orchard Lake Village, Michigan, Franklin, Michigan, Bingham Farms, Michigan, Beverly Hills, Michigan and Sylvan Lake, Michigan.


Moss grew up in Midland, Michigan and graduated from Herbert Henry Dow High School in 1971. He received a B.A. from Michigan State University's James Madison College. He obtained a J.D. from the University of Detroit law school.[1]

Moss is a practicing attorney, and also has an active involvement with Detroit local media. He has hosted a number of shows on WXST, WJIM and was the co-host of "Back to Back" on WTVS. He has also been a freelance writer for the Oakland Press Detroit News,[2] and Computer Gaming World.[3]

He resides in Birmingham with Alice Moss and his two daughters.

Political career[edit]

Moss served on the Birmingham Traffic and Safety Board from 1993-1997 before being elected to the City Commission. In 2000 he was elected mayor.[4]

Later in 2000, Moss was elected to the Oakland County Commission. He served as the chair of the Finance Committee. He served on the Commission until 2006.

In November 2006, Moss was elected to the State House, defeating Democrat Syed Jafry.

In his time in the State House, Moss has attempted to pass legislation easing regulatory burdens by State government. He supported a bill that would Michigan's Department of Environmental Quality's enforcement actions.[5]

He also has introduced legislation that would transfer the management of the Detroit water and sewer system to a regional authority governed by representatives from the City of Detroit, and St. Clair County, Lapeer County, Macomb County, Oakland County, Washtenaw County, Genesee County and Wayne County.

Election History[edit]

e • d Michigan House 40th District Election Results, 2006–present
2006 Candidate Party Popular votes Vote percentage
Chuck Moss Republican 28,092 65%
Syed Jafry Democrat 14,880 35%


  1. ^ "Official Republican Website". Chuck Moss. 
  2. ^ "Official Republican Website". Chuck Moss. 
  3. ^ Moss, Chuck (1992-11). "Spectrum Holobyte's Crisis in the Kremlin". Computer Gaming World. p. 34. Retrieved 4 July 2014.  Check date values in: |date= (help)
  4. ^ "City of Birmingham". Biographical Sketches of Village Trustees & City Commissioners. Archived from the original on 2007-06-28. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 
  5. ^ "Spinal Column". Bill limits DEQ's enforcement rules. Retrieved 2007-08-17. 

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