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Meerman, Luke (R)

State Representative District 88
Office: N1192 HOB
Term: Second
Phone: (517) 373-1830
Email: LukeMeerman@house.mi.gov
Home Address: Polkton Township, MI
Website: http://gophouse.org/representatives/southwest/meerman/
Seat Number: 45
Standing Committees: Health Policy(VC), Insurance, Tax Policy
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

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


POLITICAL CAREER

Rep. Meerman was first elected to the House on Nov. 6, 2018 when he deffeated Democrat Heidi ZUNIGA by securing 71% of the vote.

Meerman won out in a four-candidate primary race when he secured the GOP nomination by taking 63% of the primary vote.

In 2020, Meerman won a second term after running unopposed in the August primary.  In the November general election, he defeated Democrat Franklin CORNIELLE 72.2% to 27.7%. 

He served as a Polkton Township trustee, having been first elected in 2012. He also is a member of the Ottawa County GOP Executive Committee and chairman of the Outreach Committee.

WORK EXPERIENCE

He is a fifth-generation dairy farmer who has lived in the 88th District his entire life.

He and his wife own A&L Machinery Repair in Coopersville.

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

PERSONAL

Meerman and his wife Vicky have been married 22 years and have five children.

CIVIC ACTIVITIES

He is active with the Ottawa County Farm Bureau and is a past board member and past vice president.

LEAD STAFF PERSON:

Tim Holland

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