Pete Lund

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Pete Lund
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 36th district
Assumed office
January 2009
Preceded by Brian Palmer
Personal details
Born (1964-03-01) March 1, 1964 (age 53)
Detroit, Michigan, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Karen Potchynok
Alma mater Adrian College
Wayne State University

Pete Lund is a politician, small business owner, and part-time professor from the U.S. state of Michigan. In 2008, he was elected as a Republican to the Michigan State House of Representatives, taking office in 2009. He represents the 36th District, which is located in Macomb County and consists of the townships, or parts of the townships, of Bruce Township, Shelby Township, and Washington Township.

Education and background[edit]

Pete Lund received a B.A. in Economics and Political Science from Adrian College. He received an M.B.A. with an emphasis in Finance from Wayne State University. Representative Lund is the owner of Direct Mailers, and a part-time professor of Public Finance at Walsh College. Prior to running and winning office as a state representative in 2008, Lund served as Macomb County Commissioner for eleven years. On February 10, 2009, representative Lund introduced legislation for the first time. The legislation would stop property taxes from increasing while property values are declining, an issue Lund felt had been very important to constiuents throughout the election.

Pete Lund resides in Shelby Township with his wife, Karen Potchynok-Lund. He has two daughters.

Results of 2008 general election[edit]

  • 2008 election for State House

Winner Lund, Pete GOP 30,753 61%

Murphy, Robert Dem 19,904 39%

2010 election[edit]

On November 14, 2008, Pete Lund was selected to head the House Republican Campaign Review Task Force, a precursor to being selected as Chairman of the House Republican Campaign Committee.

Political offices
Preceded by
Brian Palmer
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 36th district


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