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Hertel Jr., Curtis (D)State Senator District 23
Sen. Hertel was first elected to the Michigan Senate in 2014 when he won the right to replace termed-out Sen. Gretchen Whitmer. His Senate Democratic colleagues elected him to serve as Caucus Campaign Chair following the 2014 general election.
Hertel won his second term in 2018 when he secured 68.4 percent of the general election vote against Republican Andrea POLLOCK.
Prior to being elected, Sen. Hertel had served as the Ingham County Register of Deeds since 2009.
Prior to being elected Register of Deeds, Hertel served for two terms on the Ingham County Commission from 2001 through 2008. Hertel also served the House Democratic Caucus as Constituent Relations Director and also the Michigan Department of Community Health as legislative liaison during the administation of Gov. Jennifer GRANHOLM.
To read MIRS biography of Sen. Hertel, click here.
Sen. Hertel is a graduate of James Madison College at Michigan State University.
Sen. Hertel is married to Elizabeth and has four children: C.J., Nathan, Hailey and Jack. Sen. Hertel is the son of former House Speaker Curtis Hertel.
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