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Yanez, Henry (D)

State Representative District 25
Office: S789 HOB
Term: old rep
Phone: (517) 373-2275
Email: HenryYanez@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 14052 Bery Drive
Website: http://housedems.com/state-rep-henry-yanez
Seat Number: 86

BB - Binsfeld Building,  BT - Boji Tower,  CB - Capitol Building,  HOB - House Office Building  


POLITICAL CAREER

Yanez was a delegate for the 2004 and 2008 Democratic national conventions. He ran for Congress in 2010, losing to Rep. Candice Miller (R-Harrison Twp.). He decided to run for the Michigan House instead of the U.S. House in 2012. Yanez won the 25th District seat by more than 1,000 votes on Election Day. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Yanez worked as a firefighter for 18 years. He retired from firefighting to take his seat in the House in 2013. 

EDUCATION

He attended Oakland Community College. 

PERSONAL

In the fall/winter of 2012, Yanez won election to the House, got engaged, retired from the fire department and found out he will become a grandfather. 

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Thomas Steinbis
tsteinbis@house.mi.gov

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