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Koleszar, Matt (D)

State Representative District 20
Office: N699 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-3816
Home Address: PO Box 6094, Plymouth, MI 48170
Seat Number: 78
Standing Committees: Elections & Ethics(VC), Education
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


Rep. Koleszar was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when he defeated Republican incumbent Rep. Jeff NOBLE after securing 51.42 percent of the vote.

Koleszar ran unopposed in the August Democratic primary after Gary SCHLACK withdrew from the race.

In 2020, Koleszar once again ran in the 20th district unopposed in the Democratic primary.  He easily defeated GOP nominee John LACNY 55% to 44.1%.  


He is a public school teacher at Airport Community Schools where he taught English and social studies for the last 12 years.

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


He earned a bachelor's degree in education from Saginaw Valley State University and a master's in English studies from Eastern Michigan University.


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