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Whitmer, Gretchen (D)

State Senator District 23
Office: S-105 CB
Term: Final
Phone: (517) 373-1734
Home Address: East Lansing, MI 48823
Seat Number: 35
(C) = Chair, (VC) = Vice Chair

CB - Capitol Building,  FB - Farnum Building,  HOB - House Office Building 


Sen. Whitmer served one full term as a House Representative and a partial term as she left to take a seat in the Senate vacated by former Senator Virg Bernero. She is currently serving her second full term in the Senate. She has served on the East Lansing Transportation Committee, Ingham County Democratic Party Executive Board, prior to being elected to MI House of Representatives in 2000 and Senate Democratic Leader. 


Sen. Whitmer was a practicing Attorney.


Sen. Whitmer holds a BA from Michigan State University and a JD from MSU Law School. 


Sen. Whitmer was born on August 23, 1971 and lives with her husband Dr. Marc Mallory and their children.


Sen. Whitmer participates in the following activities: Legal Aid of Central Michigan, East Lansing Folk Festival, Junior League of Lansing, State Bar of MI, Ingham County Bar Assn.


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