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Tedder, Jim (R)

State Representative District 43
Office: N892 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-0615
Home Address: 4900 Lakeview Boulevard, Clarkston, MI 48348
Seat Number: 19
Standing Committees: Tax Policy(C), Health Policy(VC), Communications and Technology, Energy Policy
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


Rep. Tedder was first elected to the Michigan House in 2014 when he defeated four other Republicans in the August primary election.  In the general election, he defeated Democrat Dennis Ritter by a 58 to 42 percent margin.  


Rep. Tedder owns a production business.  He's also been a "behavorial interventionist" with Sashabaw Middle School and taught civics and history in Clarkston schools from 2005 to 2011.  

To read MIRS biography of Rep. Tedder, click here.


Rep. Tedder graduated from Central Michigan University with an Applied Arts degree, double majoring in Political Science and Broadcast and Cinematic Arts.  He also holds the degrees of Master of Business Administration and Education Specialist, both from Oakland University.


Rep. Tedder was raised and still resides in the Clarkston area, where he now lives with his wife Nancy and their three school-age children.


As a businessman Jim has served the community as a member of the Clarkston Area Chamber of Commerce for over 10 years and as a lecturer to graduate business students through the Department of Marketing and Management at Oakland University. Jim has also served as a youth mentor through Clarkston Area Youth Assistance, Cubmaster to a local Cub Scouts pack and as a youth and middle school wrestling coach.


Neil Parish

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