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Bolden, Kyra Harris (D)

State Representative District 35
Office: N799 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-1788
Email: KyraBolden@house.mi.gov
Home Address: 29485 Woodhaven Ln., Southfield, MI 48076
Website: https://housedems.com/bolden
Seat Number: 58
Standing Committees: Joint Administrative Rules(VC), Insurance, Judiciary
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Kyra Harris Bolden was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when she defeated Republican Theodore ALFONSETTI III by securing 85.2 percent of the general election vote.

She won in a six-candidate primary field, taking 44.9 percent of the August primary vote.

In 2020, Bolden won her second term by defeating Shadia MARTINI, 90% to 9.85% in the August primary.  Bolden carried the 35th House district in the general elect against Daniela DAVIS 82.9% to 15.9%.  

WORK EXPERIENCE

Bolden was a commissioner on the Total Living Commission for the city of Southfield.

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

EDUCATION

She is a graduate of Southfield-Lathrup High School and earned a bachelor's degree at Grand Valley State University.

Bolden attended the University of Detroit Mercy School of Law where she served as a student representative to the State Bar of Michigan and vice president of UDM Black Law Students Society.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Taylor Lawrence
Tlawrence@house.mi.gov

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