Phil Phelps

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Phil Phelps
Member of the Michigan House of Representatives
from the 49th district
Assumed office
November 7, 2013
Preceded by Jim Ananich
Personal details
Born (1979-05-01) May 1, 1979 (age 38)
Flint, Michigan
Citizenship United States
Political party Democratic
Committees Health Policy, Energy and Technology, Oversight
Website State Representative Phil Phelps

Phil Phelps is a Democratic member of the Michigan House of Representatives, elected in a special election in 2013 to replace Jim Ananich after he resigned his seat to replace John J. Gleason who was elected clerk of Genesee County in 2012.[1]

Political life[edit]

Previous political positions held was as special advisor to House Democratic Leader Richard Hammel and in 2013 chief of staff for incoming State Representative Pam Faris.[1]

Electoral history[edit]

Michigan House of Representatives: 49th District Special General Election (November 5, 2013)
Party Candidate Votes %
Democratic Phil Phelps 4,894 63.41
Republican Don Pfeiffer 2,501 32.40
Libertarian Pat Clawson 323 4.19
Total votes 7,718 100.00
Democratic hold


  1. ^ a b MLive: Phil Phelps declares victory in Genesee County's 49th District state House race. Flint Journal (Mlive Media Group). Accessed February 15, 2016.