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Horn, Ken (R)State Senator District 32
Horn was first elected to the Michigin Senate in 2014.
He won a second term in 2018 after securing 55.48 percent of the vote against former Rep. Phil PHELPS.
In 2006, Senator Horn was elected to serve the 94th District in the Michigan House of Representatives. From 2007 to 2012 he represented the cities of Birch Run, Chesaning, Frankenmuth and St. Charles in addition to 12 townships in Saginaw County. Rep. Horn served as chairman of the House Energy & Technology Committee.
Senator Horn was a small business owner for nearly 15 years, owning and operating Horn's Restaurant in Frankenmuth. In addition, he has served as a substitute teacher in Bridgeport and Frankenmuth schools.
Sen. Horn graduated from Concordia University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminal Justice.
Sen. Horn has lived in Saginaw County for over 30 years. He currently lives in Frankenmuth with his wife Veronica. They have two children, Kevin and Andrea.
Senator Horn has been an activist and leader in Saginaw County for decades through his volunteer work with area organizations including Frankenmuth Rotary International, Saginaw Art Museum, Habitat for Humanity, Saginaw Field and Stream, Frankenmuth Conservation Club and many local chambers of commerce. In addition, Ken completed Michigan State University’s Political Leadership Program, Leadership Saginaw County, the Saginaw County Vision 2020 One Thousand Leaders Initiative, and received a fellowship from the Council of State Governments to the Bowhay Institute for Legislative Leadership Development.
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