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Garza, Alex (D)

State Representative District 12
Office: N691 HOB
Term: First
Phone: (517) 373-0852
Email: AlexGarza@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 5962 Jackson, Taylor, MI 48180
Website: http://012.housedems.com/garza
Seat Number: 81
Standing Committees: Regulatory Reform, Local Government & Municipal Finance, Agriculture
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Garza was first elected on Nov. 6, 2018 after securing 66.63 percent of the general election vote against Republican Michelle BAILEY

Garza came out on top of a four-candidate Democartic primary race when he won 46.6 percent of the vote in August 2018.

Prior to being elected to the Taylor City Council, Garza worked for state Rep. Rashida TLAIB as a legislative aide. He assisted in the everyday operations of her Detroit Service Center, which is where he found his passion for public service.

He also has worked as a legislative assistant to the Detroit City Council and as a field representative for U.S. Sen. Gary PETERS re-election campaign. Garza also served as director of constituent relations for state Rep. Stephanie CHANG.

WORK EXPERIENCE

One of the youngest Downriver residents elected to local office, Alex GARZA was serving in his second term on the Taylor City Council when elected to the House. 

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

EDUCATION

Garza attended the University of Michigan-Dearborn and Baker College, earning a bachelor's degree in political science and an associate's degree in business management.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Domonique Clemons
Cell Phone: 810-624-1106
DClemons@house.mi.gov

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