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Bumstead, Jon (R)

State Senator District 34
Office: 4600 Binsfeld Building
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-1635
Email: senjbumstead@senate.michigan.gov
Home Address: 2186 E. 72nd St., Newaygo MI 49337
Website: https://www.senatorjonbumstead.com
Seat Number: 4
Standing Committees: Natural Resources(VC), Appropriations(VC), Education and Career Readiness, Energy and Technology, Finance
Subcommittees: Natural Resources and Environmental Quality(C), General Government, K-12 and Michigan Department of Education
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Sen. Bumstead won election to the Senate in 2018 when he secured 50.74 percent of the general election vote against Democrat Poppy SIAZ-HERNANDEZ

He won the Senate primary that year by defeating former Rep. Holly HUGHES - 51.7 to 48.2 percent. 

Bumstead served three two-year terms in the Michigan House representing the 100th House district 2010-2016. 

WORK EXPERIENCE

Bumstead is a former member of the township fire and police command.

Sen. Bumstead began his own construction firm, and over the last 30 years Bumstead Construction has built and remodeled many homes.

To read MIRS biography of Sen. Bumstead, click here.

EDUCATION

Sen. Bumstead is a graduate of Newaygo High School. He also attended Career Tech Educational Center.

PERSONAL

Sen. Bumstead, born in Fremont in 1957, has been married to his wife Cindi for 23 years, and they have three children - Belinda, Ray and Jona - and four grandchildren. He is also an active hunter. Bumstead has hunted all over the world -- including taking Canadian Polar Bears in the Arctic and buffalo in northern Australia. He has hunted in Africa a couple times, Alaska several times and all 48 states in the continental United States.

His trophy room has more than 60 animals including several varieties of sheep, a mountain goat, a mountain lion, and a buffalo, just to name a few.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

He is a charter member of the Newaygo Jaycees, a member of the Newaygo Chamber of Commerce, serves on the Brooks Township Planning Commission, the Michigan Home Builders Association, the Newaygo County Building Review Board, and is a Newaygo Area Fire and Rescue Command Board Volunteer firefighter.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Adam Wright
Cell Phone: 231-225-1127
adamwright@senate.michigan.gov

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